Following the negotiations that were held in Chengdu (People’s Republic of China), the Association of Tchaikovsky Competition Stars announced that the XI International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians will be held from April 11 to April 22, 2020 in the capital of Sichuan Province, Chengdu. Young talents from around the world will have the opportunity to show their skills to the reputable international jury at the best concert halls of one of the fastest growing cities in China, accompanied by the leading symphony orchestras.
The negotiations were attended by the Chairman of the Permanent Organizing Committee, Rector of the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory Mr. Alexander Sokolov, the General Director of the Association of Tchaikovsky Competition Stars Andrey Scherbak, the General Director of the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians Ivan Scherbak on the Russian side, as well as the Mayor of Chendgu Mr. Luo Qiang and Rector of the Sichuan Conservatory of Musiс Mr. Zhou Siyuan on the Chinese side.
The International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians is the biggest musical professional contest for young musicians. Since 1990 the Competition was held held 10 times in Russia (Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk), Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan), Japan (Sendai, Kurashiki), Korea (Suwon), China (Xiamen) and Switzerland (Montreux). Applications for participation in the Competition are be accepted until March 1, 2020 on the official website of the Competition www.tchaikovsky-competition.net.The Competition is organized by the Association of Tchaikovsky Competition Stars, the Directorate of the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians and Sichuan cultural company “Chai Yin” with the support of Chendgu Government, Sichuan Conservatory of Music, Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russian Gnesins Academy of Music and Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.