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General Terms and Conditions

26th International Mozart Competition


Cluj-Napoca, November 16-17, 2019


These General Terms and Conditions apply to the application and participation at the 26th International Mozart Competition organized by Romanian Mozart Society and ”Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy. By submitting an application all applicants agree to these General Terms and Conditions.

The Competition

The competition takes place at ”Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy (I.C.Brătianu Street number 25) and has two rounds:

The First RoundNovember 16, 10 a.m.

The Second RoundNovember 17, 7 p.m.

The Awards CeremonyNovember 17, 9 p.m. All competition rounds are accessible by the public. The entrance is free.


Registration and Eligibility Requirements

Musicians of all nations born after 01.01.1992 are eligible to apply for the Competition.

Musicians who won the 1st prize of a previous edition of Mozart Competition for Piano can no longer participate.

The online application form to be used for registration can be found here. Registration deadline is November 1, 2019.

The following documents are to be attached to the online application :

  • A copy of the participant’s passport or ID
  • A document to serve as a proof for the payment of the application fee

The application fee of € 30 must be paid before registration. It is payable by bank transfer to the following account held with Transilvania Bank: RO27 BTRL 0130 4205 9599 83XX. Please mention, „For International Mozart Competition”. A refund of the application fee in case of inability to attend is not possible.

Participants have to pay for transport and for accomodation also. We can offer some suggestions regarding accomodation. Please check our website :

In order to assign the playing order, all participants are called for a meeting on November 15 at 5 :30 p.m, at the lobby of ”Gheorghe Dima” Academy’s Hall. The participants who won’t be able to attend the meeting must come on November 16, before 08:30 a.m. at ”Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy, room 21. They will be scheduled at the end of the list. The playing order will remain the same for both stages of the competition.

The results of the 1st stage of the competition will be announced on November 16, until 6 p.m. Four competitors will be selected for the next round. In the 2nd round of the competition, the selected participants will have to play one of the piano concertos from below, with Intono Quartet, the winner of the 25th Mozart Competition. The participants will be able to rehearse with the quartet on November, 17. The prize-winners will be determined in the final round. The announcement will be made subsequent to the final round.



First Round :

A.One of W. A. Mozart’s  piano sonatas

B.One of the following piano works by W.A. Mozart:

  • Rondo in D Major KV 485
  • Rondo în A Minor KV 511
  • A Theme and Variations by choice
  • Fantasy in C Minor KV 475
  • Fantasy in D Minor KV 397
  • A piano sonata (a different one from the sonata in point A)

The repertoire must not be longer than 30 minutes.

Second Round :

For the Second Round the participants have to play one of the following  Mozart’s piano concertos with Intono Quartet.

  • Piano Concerto no. 11 in F Major, KV 413/387a
  • Piano Concerto no. 12 in A Major, KV 414/385p
  • Piano Concerto no. 14 in C Major, KV 415/387b

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Awards :

The First Prize  – 4000 RON

The Second Prize – 3000 RON

The Third Prize – 2000 RON

The Mozart Juvenorum Prize 2000 RON (this prize goes to the youngest competitor accepted in the second round of the Competition and whom was not given any prize)

Bärenreiter Publishing House will give the laureates of I-III prizes, piano sheet music by W.A.Mozart, Neue Mozart Ausgabe Edition.

The jury has the right to give none of the prizes.

The jury will not give ex equo prizes.

The decisions about the results of the Competition are made by the jury and are irrevocable and incontestable.