YOKOHAMA INTERNATIONAL PIANO CNONCERT

YOKOHAMA INTERNATIONAL PIANO CNONCERT

Application

The 40th Yokohama International Piano Concert

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The Yokohama International Piano Concert is a prime example of Yokohama’s ongoing effort to promote the new and the best in culture.

Every year, as part of our efforts to discover and introduce new talent, we invite winners of international piano competitions to perform at Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall. Over the past 39 years, we have introduced more than 180 pianists from all over the world.

The Planning Committee calls for young pianists to apply for the 40th concert, taking place November 2022 in Yokohama, Japan.

♪ Date
November 19, 2022
♪ Venue
Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall, Small Hall
♪ Organizer
Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall (Yokohama Arts Foundation)
♪ Planning
Yokohama International Piano Planning Committee

Yokohama International Piano Planning Committee

Chair: Akiko EBI, Members: Ryosuke HORI, Takashi HIRONAKA, Mamiko SUDA, Kei ITOH

The 40th Yokohama International Piano Concert Application Guides

The Concert Schedule

November 16, 2022
Arrival in Yokohama
November 17, 2022
Rehearsal; Attendance at the Special Concert
November 18, 2022
Rehearsal at the venue; Conversation Session with children
November 19, 2022
Performance
November 20, 2022
Leaving Yokohama

Eligibility

(1)The Yokohama International Piano Concert (YIPC) is open to pianists of all nationalities born on or after April 1, 1987.
(2)Applicants should have been laureated in international competitions more than twice. These competitions must be included in the World Federation of International Music Competitions.
(Under special circumstances, exceptions might be made by the YIPC Planning Committee.)

Application

Applications should be submitted online. Click here.
Posting options are allowed, but please note that YIPC will not return submitted documents and materials.

Online Application
(1) All applications must be completed and submitted through the online system.
(2) Applications may be submitted commencing September 15, 2021 and not later than 11:59 p.m. JST / UTC -9 on November 30, 2021. No late or partial applications will be accepted.
(3) Applications will include uploads of:

a. Around 40-minute performance, including two pieces from different eras (e.g. classical and romantic.) Recorded within a year. The recording date and location, and the details of your submitted pieces (composers, titles, keys, opus numbers, duration of performance of the pieces) should be stated in the application form.

b. High resolution color headshot photograph (300 dpi or higher), taken within 6 months.

Application by post

Download the application form from the official website and send the fulfilled form with a recorded CD as belows.

・Around 40-minute performance, including two pieces from different eras (e.g. classical and romantic.)
・Recorded within a year.
・Recorded each piece with its own track clearly identifying repertoire movements and duration. Poor quality recordings may result in an application being disqualified.
・The recordings must be playable with an ordinary CD player.
・The recording date and location, and the details of your submitted pieces (composers, titles, keys, opus numbers, duration of performance of the pieces) must be stated in the application form.

Applications to be sent to

The office of the Yokohama International Piano Concert (YIPC)
c/o Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall,
PLOT 48. 4-3-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan 220-0012

* Please note that you should send the documents with tracking. YPIC does not owe to trouble of postal accident.

Application period

Applications must be arrived at the office of YIPC between September 15 and November 30, 2021 (Japan time).

Notes

・Selected pianists can choose other pieces than the submitted for the concert.

・Personal information obtained by application documents will be managed by the Yokohama Arts Foundation adopting its Privacy Policy for the appropriate handling, and will be used only for the purpose of operation of the application unless the  applicants are asked.

・YIPC cannot respond to inquiries about the contents of the Juries.

Enquiries

The office of the Yokohama International Piano Concert
c/o Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall,
PLOT 48. 4-3-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan 220-0012
Email
Tel.: +81-45-682-2020 Fax: +81-45-682-2023
Website

Notification of Results

All applicants will be notified of results of their applications by the end of 2021.

Application Fee

Free

Performance Fee for YIPC

JPY 200,000 (net)

Juries

Akiko EBI(the chair), Ryosuke HORI, Takashi HIRONAKA, Mamiko SUDA, Kei ITOH

Download ENTRYSHEET(PDF)

Download ENTRYSHEET(Word)

Download Application(PDF)

Online Form

Contact

Ticketing

Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall Box Office

045-682-2000

About Application

Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall business office

mail:yipf@yaf.or.jp

Presented by

Yokohama Arts Foundation / Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall

Co-presented by

  • City of Yokohama

Sponsors

  • 株式会社ヤマハミュージックジャパン

    Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Japan Zodiac Co., Ltd.
  • Sakamoto Music School

Supported by



  • The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan | Japan Arts Council

Under the auspices of

  • The Piano Teachers’ National Association of Japan

Planning by

Yokohama International Piano Concert Planning Committee

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