11th International FRANZ LISZT Competition Weimar - Bayreuth | Piano

21 October - 1 November 2024

Application Deadline: 15 June 2024




Participation Rules

The Prizes


Franz Liszt was one of the most outstanding piano virtuosos of his time. He was not only a technically brilliant pianist, but also an innovative composer who revolutionised the piano repertoire. Liszt was one of the first musicians to give solo concertos and thus laid the foundation for the modern piano concerto. His piano playing was characterised by passion, virtuosity and an extraordinary expressiveness.

The "International FRANZ LISZT Competition Weimar - Bayreuth | Piano" honours the legacy of Franz Liszt and promotes young talents who want to follow in his footsteps. The competition attracts pianists from all over the world and offers them the opportunity to present their repertoire and skills in front of an international jury and an enthusiastic audience.

The name Franz Liszt stands for the highest pianistic excellence and musical dedication. Participants from all over the world are encouraged to interpret Liszt's music in their programme and to embody his technical brilliance and emotional expression. The competition upholds and develops the musical tradition of Franz Liszt and provides a platform for young pianists to develop their talent and advance their careers.