BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND, November 6th – 20th, 2020



April 20th, 2022 – the final deadline of sending the written applications

April 20th, 2022 – the deadline for pianists of send the entrance fee

April 30th, 2022 – the candidates are informed about the acceptance of their application or about the invitation to the preliminary audition

May 2022 – the preliminary auditions

June 15th, 2022 – the deadline of sending the DVD recordings of the preliminary repertoire (accepted only in particularly important cases)

July 30th, 2022 –  the announcement of the final list of the candidates, invited to take part in the Competition

September 15th, 2022 – after this day, any changes of the repertoire will not be accepted


The 12th International Paderewski Piano Competition:

November 5th, 2022 – the Competition participants’ arrival to Bydgoszcz

November 6th, 2022 – the Orientation Meeting and the drawing of the performances order

November 6th, 2022 – the Inaugural Concert

November 7th, 2022 – the beginning of the I stage audition

November 10th, 2022 – the announcement of the I stage results

November 11th, 2022 – the beginning of the II stage audition

November 13th, 2022 – the announcement of the II stage results

November 14th, 2022 – day off – rehearsals with the chamber orchestra (Semi-finalists)

November 15th, 2022 – the beginning of the Semi-final audition

November 16th, 2022 – the announcement of the Semi-final results

November 17th, 2022 – day off – rehearsals with the orchestra (Finalists)

November 18th-19th, 2022 – the Final of the Competition

November 19th, 2022 – the announcement of the Prize winners

November 20th, 2022 – the Closing Ceremony

November 20th, 2022 – the Prize Winners’ Concert

November 20th , 2022 – presentation of the Additional Prizes

November 21st, 2022 – the Prize Winners’ Concert in the National Philharmonic Hall 

Competition sponsors
Competition partners
The Competition is financed by
The Competition is financed by: the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Republic of Poland from the Fund of the Promotion of Culture – a State purpose–specific Fund, as part of the “Music” program, implemented by the National Institute of Music and Dance and the City of Bydgoszcz.
A Partner of the International Paderewski Piano Competition is Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region.