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Upcoming Concerts

Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops - Star Wars: The Music
Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 8:15 PM
Symphony Park at SouthPark
4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC

Southeastern Piano Festival
June 16-23, 2019
Columbia, SC
Concerts, masterclasses, competition

Charlotte Symphony  - Symphonic FLY
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Belk Theater of Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Christopher James Lees, conductor
Breaking Classical with The Gentlemen of Hip Hop -- what happens when classical music meets street dance.  The FLY Dance Company joins the Charlotte Symphony for an unparalleled live experience.

Archived and live streaming performances from the competition in Warsaw, Poland, on the Chopin Institute's YouTube channel.
The aspiration to revive the authentic sound of our brilliant composer’s music, which has borne fruit in the form of this unique event, is one of the fundamental ideas behind the work of The Fryderyk Chopin Institute.The competing pianists (ages 18 to 35) will have at their disposal historical pianos from the Institute’s collection, as well as copies of period instruments, including ones specially commissioned for the Competition.

Archived and live streaming performances of 24 pianists (ages 20 to 29) from 16 countries broadcast from the University of Leeds, England, courtesy of




















Live webcast and on demand viewing.
Finals on June 10, 2017 will be broadcast live in selected cinemas around the United States.

Fifteenth Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition April 25-May11. 2017
Live webcast and on demand viewing at the Arthur Rubinstein Competition Facebook page

Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition June 19-25, 2016
For outstanding non-professional pianists age 35 and older.
Live webcasts and archived on demand viewing.
Details and tickets online or call 704-972-2000

Southeastern Piano Festival and Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition June 12-19, 2016

Live webcasts and archived on demand viewing.

Festival and competition for elite young pianists ages 13-18, held at University of South Carolina.

Enjoying reading the biographies of the 20 competitors as well as watching their performances.

First International Grand Piano Competition for Young Pianists 2016
April 30 - May 5, 2016
Competition held in Moscow for pianists under the age of 16.
Live broadcasts and archived viewing through the competition website:

Seventeenth International Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition 2015
Live broadcasts and archived viewing at the Chopin Institute's YouTube channel:  
Competition recitals October 3-16, 2015 
Anniversary of Chopin's death - special concert October 17, 2015
Grand Finale October 18-20, 2015 - concerts by the 10 finalists
October 21-23, 2015 - Prize-winners' concerts

First Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival June 21-28, 2015

Live webcasts and archived on demand viewing.

Competition for elite young pianists ages 13-17, held in Fort Worth, Texas.

Twenty-four exceptional young pianists representing fourteen countries were selected from a pool of 160 applicants.

Read the competitors' biographies online and enjoy watching the competition.

Fifteenth International Tchaikovsky Competition June 15-July 3, 2015

Live webcasts and archived on demand viewing (click the purple "watch online" button on the right of the screen).

The competition invites no more than 30 pianists, 25 violinists, 25 cellists and 40 singers (20 female, 20 male).  Instrumentalists are ages 16-32, singers are ages 19-32.

Piano and violin competitions are held in Moscow; cello and voice competitions are held in St. Petersburg.

Enjoy reading competitors' biographies online as well as watching their performances.