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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 May 1, 2024.

First Round

The Jury will evaluate participants through video recordings. The applications are due on June 1, 2024. The results will be announced by June 15, 2024.

-Final Round

The final round will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, on August 3/4, 2024. The jury will evaluate the live performances of the participants. The final round is open to the public. The results will be announced on August 4, 2024.

-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).

-Some info will be announced to the winners who are chosen for the Concerto Winners' Concerts on August 8-11, 2024 with the Karlovarsky Symfonicky Orchestr in Karlory Vary, Czech Republic

-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 can receive a recommendation letter from the Elevato Piano Competition

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