• Great interest in Aarhus International Piano Competition

    3rd of December 2014 · tags:

    158 young pianists between 11 and 21 years from a total of 44 countries have signed up for the Aarhus International Piano Competition 2015. This is the highest number of candidate the competition has had.

    All applicants have submitted a recording of 25 minutes, and based on the recordings, 40 candidates will be invited to Aarhus International Piano Competition in Aarhus from 28 February to 7 March 2015. Professor Anne Øland from the Academy and Professor Erik T. Tawaststjerna (Sibelius Academy in Helsinki) is just now listening to the 158 candidates - a total of 66 hours of music!

    The competition is created on the initiative of Anne Øland through a collaboration between the Academy and the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. The competition has earlier taken place in 2011 and 2013 and is one of the world's most prestigious competitions for young pianists up to 21 years.

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