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22nd International Piano Competition
Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize

The 22nd International Piano Competition ‘Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize’ will take place from May 14 to May 19, 2019 in the wonderful Curci Theatre in Barletta – Italy.
For the 2019 Edition the Competition provides Total Prizes for 24.000 Euros, with Concerts and money Prizes.
Thanks to Nuovo IMAIE the winner will have 15000 Euros for a Concert Tour in Italy and abroad and it will be no Application Fee for the Contestants.
The deadline for sending the Application form  is delayed to April 20, 2019.
We have important support from the Town of Barletta, the Apulia Region and the del the National Ministry of Culture, and the sponsors Buzzi Unicem, Fondazione Megamark-Onlus, dott. ing. Luca Dimiccoli and Hotel dei Cavalieri.

The Competition is open to the pianists born after 1st January 1983 and before 1st January 2003 and it will have a duration of 6 days, including the Final with OLES Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniele Belardinelli.
The Jury will be composed of famous musicians coming from all the world.
The Winners of the previous Editions of the MPM IPC are successful artists all over the world, like Oliver Kern (Germany), Roberto Corlianò (Italy), Tchen Tzu-Yi (Taiwan), Kimberly Chen (U.S.A.), Anna Vinnitskaja (Russia), Yusuke Kikuchi (Japan), Vadim Ageev (Russia),Stanislav Khristenko (Russia), Yumi Sato (Japan), Scipione Sangiovanni (Italy), Galina Chistyakova (Russia), Alexander Panfilov (Russia), Anna Zaychenko (Russia), Ye Seul Kim (South Korea), Woo Jin Kim (South Korea),Evgeny Starodubtsev (Russia) and Bartek Sklodowsky (Poland).