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Age Categories (Concerto - Live)

-Please contact us if you wish to perform concerto repertoire different from those mentioned in the reference concerto list 

-1 to 2 movements maximum


Category A

14 and under 

Category B

18 and under 


Category C

19 and up

Competition Rules (For Live Participation)

-Participants may apply for both the piano solo category and the concerto category


-​To enter concerto category, it is not compulsory to do the solo piano category.


-Pianists of all nationalities aged 14 and under, 18 and under, 19 and up may participate.

-The age of the participant is considered as of December 31 2022

-There will be one round

First Round

Participants will perform in Porto,,Portugal on July 20/21 2023. The applications are due on May 24 2023.

-3 winners will be chosen overall out of all categories

-The application fee is 200 euros. The Piano Solo category application can be paid at the same time as the concerto category for a discounted fee if you are participating in both categories (300 euros).

-Participants may not make any attempt to be in contact with any of the jury during the competition, and vice-versa. Jury members will not evaluate their own students.


-Participants will be evaluated on a point based system from 80 to 100 points. The final results given by the jury are not subject to change.


-Program change after application is not allowed. 

-Participants who apply more than 3x in a row will receive a recommendation letter from the Elevato Piano Competition

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