About competition

Second International Rachmaninoff competition for young pianists

Second International Rachmaninoff Competition for Young Pianists in Moscow will be held from 27.01.2020 To 02.02.2020 on the basis of the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music with the support of the Government of Moscow, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

The name of the great Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff is a symbol of Russian music and Russian piano art all over the world. This is a kind of standard of unique style in Russian music. Composer, conductor, pianist, he devoted his whole life to creativity.

The competition is held to promote the creative heritage of the great composer, popularize Russian music, identification and support of young talented musicians, pianists, assistance in the disclosure of their creative individuality and further improvement of their performing skills; Activization of creative activity of teachers of musical educational institutions; Exchange of experience and innovative ideas of leading teachers; Enriching the concert and pedagogical repertoire with the best examples of classical world music; Expansion and strengthening of international cultural ties between youth and educational institutions of the participating countries.

The organizers of the competition hope that the Second International Rachmaninoff Competition for young pianists in Moscow will rally around itself talented young musicians, will open new bright names that will enrich the treasury of cultural achievements of the Russian Federation and the countries of participants with its creativity, which will contribute to strengthening creative ties and friendly relations in the space of contemporary art.

To participate in the competition are invited: students of music schools and art schools, secondary special music schools, students of music schools, music colleges and higher educational institutions.