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23rd International Piano Competition
Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize

The 23rd International Piano Competition ‘Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize’ will take place from September 29 to October 4 2020 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 September 12, 2020.
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 1984 and before 1st January 2004 and it will have a duration of 6 days, including the Final with Orchestra Filarmonica Pugliese ‘G. Curci’ with a wide choice of Concertos from Mozart to Beethoven, from Chopin to Schumann, from Tchaykowsky to Saint-Saens.
The Jury will be announced not later than January 2020 and 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).