Jūrmala International Music Competition (Starptautiskais akademiskas muzikas konkurss Jurmala)
|Country and Region||Latvia — Jurmala|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Jūrmala, Jurmala Rajons, Latvia|
|Festival Contact Information|
The Jurmala City Council and the Latvian Piano Teachers Association collaborates with Ministry of Culture of Latvia to produce the biennial International Competition for Young Pianists “Jūrmala”. The competition provides the audiences of Jurmala city with a truly memorable youthful and creative performances for the whole week. Being the only major international piano competition to take place in Jurmala and the second best known piano competition in Latvia, it provides an invaluable opportunity for young concert pianists to further their careers through solo performances and an orchestra debut in the final round. As a result of this competition, the artists of tomorrow are introduced to the audiences of today. The Jūrmala International Piano Competition, established in 1994, is held every two years. The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities aged 19 years and under.
|Festival Dates||April 29 - May 3, 2012|