Pre Competition

The DIPC takes place every three years, with competitors chosen through a detailed, formal application process. Shortlisted competitors come to Dublin to play for DIPC’s jury of international professionals, in an event staged over several days, concluding with a live broadcast of the exciting finalist competition.

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Dates

The 12th Dublin International Piano Competition will take place in 2022, from May 13 to May 24.

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Jury

From the very first competition in 1988 we have been privileged to have legendary figures in the world of piano music on our juries.

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Repertoire

Competitors may perform pieces of their own choosing; semi-finalists will also choose from specially-commissioned repertoire by Irish composers.

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Rules

All competitors must comply with DIPC’s formal competition rules.

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Prizes

DIPC awards a range of significant prizes ranging from cash to international performance opportunities.

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Engagements

Engagements for winners include both orchestral and solo recital performances, in Ireland and abroad.

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