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ATTENTION: With great regret we are obliged to announce the postponement of the "Roberto Szidon" Competition (July 2020) because of the international COVID-19 pandemic. New dates will be announced in due time. Stay tuned to our website and our Facebook page for more information.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, but it is a case of force majeure that nobody could expect, and certainly it is absolutely against our wish.


The Volos Municipal Conservatory - Greece is proud to announce the International Piano Competition “Roberto Szidon” to be held from July 6-10,  2020 in Volos, Greece. This is a remarkable musical event to discover and support young talents of classical music. Organized in the year of 2020, the Competition is dedicated to the memory of one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, the legendary Brazilian virtuoso Roberto Szidon, who died in Germany on December 21st 2011. The organizers hope that the Competition will help bring classical music closer to Greek and international music lovers and strengthen the exchange between young talented pianists from all over the world.


Volos Municipality - Greece
Volos Municipal Conservatory - Greece

Institutional Support:

Embassy of Brazil in Greece

President of the Competition: Dino Mastroyiannis 
Director of the Organizing and Artistic Committee:

Andreas Mimeos

Jury members (in alphabetical order)

Vovka Ashkenazy (Russia/Iceland)
Dino Mastroyiannis (Greece)
Einar Steen-Nøkleberg (Norway)

Aleksandar Serdar (Serbia)

Amaral Vieira (Brazil)



Date and Venue:
July 6-10, 2020 at the Volos Conservatory in Volos, Greece

Deadline for application: May 20th, 2020 (according to the post mark or electronic registration).

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