第4回TIPCについて

Overview of the 4th TIPC

Competition Dates

14th March 2018 – 25th March 2018

Initial Selection: October – November 2017
Round 1: 14th March – 16th March 2018 3 days
Round 2: 17th March – 18th March 2018 2 days
Round 3: 20th March – 21st March 2018 2 days
Final Round: 25th March 2018

Venue

Sunport Hall Takamatsu Main Hall

Release of application information

17th May 2016

Eligibility

Between ages 15 and 35
(Individuals born between 1st January 1983 and 1st January 2003.)

Judging

<Chair of Jury> Shuku IWASAKI (Pianist, Japan)
<Panel of Jury> Susumu AOYAGI
Shinichiro IKEBE
Ikuyo KAMIYA
<Vice Chair of Jury> Susumu AOYAGI  (Pianist, Japan)
<Jury> Vincenzo BALZANI (Pianist, Italy)
  DANG Thai Son (Pianist, Vietnam)
  Klaus HELLWIG (Pianist, Germany)
  Shinichiro IKEBE (Composer, Japan)
  Ikuyo KAMIYA (Pianist, Japan)
  Daejin KIM (Pianist, Korea)
  Piotor PALECZNY (Pianist, Poland)
  Mikhail VOSKRESENSKY (Pianist, Russia)

Official Pianos

BÖSENDORFER,KAWAI, STEINWAY, YAMAHA

Application Period

1st April 2017 - 20th September 2017
(The application should be postmarked not later than 20th September 2017.)

Special Awards and Prizes 

Prizes

First Prize ¥3,000,000
Second Prize ¥1,000,000
Third Prize ¥500,000
Fourth Prize ¥300,000
Fifth Prize ¥200,000

Special Awards (previous competition)

  • Best Performance of Commissioned Piece
  • Kagawa Governor's Award
  • Takamatsu Mayor's Award
  • Matsudaira Koekikai Foundation Award
  • Takamatsu Convention and Visitors Bureau Foundation President's Award

Additional prize for the 1st-prize winner

1) Opportunities to perform with Japanese and overseas orchestras
2) Recitals at the halls in Japan and overseas

Organized by

Takamatsu International Piano Competition Organizing Committee

Cooperation with

Takamatsu City Culture and Art Foundation

Supported by

Foreign Ministry, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Kagawa Prefecture, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefectural Government Board of Education, and Takamatsu City Board of Education