Category Archives for Competition

Antony Hermus conductor Grande Finale

Antony Hermus conductor Grande Finale

Conducted by Antony Hermus, the Phion, Orchestra of Gelderland & Overijssel, will accompany the three finalists during the Grande Finale on February 20, 2022 in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ. YPF is looking forward to an inspiring collaboration with him, not only as a conductor, but also as a member of the board of YPF. Antony […]
Enrol now!

Enrol now!

Registration for the first European edition of the YPF competition is now open. From February 1, 2021, young pianists under the age of 28 with a European passport can apply for the YPF European Piano Competition / Grand Prix Youri Egorov 2022. The competition will take place from 10 to 20 February 2022; the quarter- […]
The Repertoire 2022

The Repertoire 2022

The YPF and its artistic director, Thomas Beijer, are proud to announce the publication of the Repertoire for the YPF European Piano Competition 2022. Please have a look at the inspiring Repertoire. The application form will be published on February 1st, 2021.
Winner of the YPF Junior Competition 2019

Winner of the YPF Junior Competition 2019

Philip Karmanov is the winner of the YPF Junior Competition 2019. Jure Jurakic and Alexander came second en third. These young talents together with the Helikon Kwartet provided the audience a beautiful morning at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ.
These Competitors are selected for the next round

These Competitors are selected for the next round

The chair of the preselection Jury of the YPF Piano Competition, Ronan O’Hora, made public that the following competitors will perform in de next rounds (starting as of Friday 1 February, Conservatory of Amsterdam, free entrance): Categorie A > Katie Yao Morgan, Carter Muller and Yiyuan Chen. Categorie B > Jorian van Nee, Yu-Ping Juo, Yang […]
Beethoven/Schubert Prize added to price list

Beethoven/Schubert Prize added to price list

We can add a wonderful new prize to our prize list: the Beethoven/Schubert Prize for the best performance of a Beethoven or Schubert Sonata (semi final). The winner of this prize receives a masterclass by the Dutch master pianist Ronald Brautigam. Click here for the extensive prize list.
Announcement Concert Prizes!

Announcement Concert Prizes!

CONCERT PRIZES (to be supplemented) GRAND PRIX YOURI EGOROV: The Jury may decide to award the Grand Prix Youri Egorov if the winner of the competition is, in the jury’s opinion, an exceptional musical, artistic and pianistic talent of international stature.   For the 1st Prize Winner: Concert with the Residentie Orchestra / The Hague Philharmonic | 2021 […]
Variations on a theme by Chopin – Thomas Beijer

Variations on a theme by Chopin – Thomas Beijer

“Both performer as audience will experience a lot of fun with ‘Variations on a theme by Chopin”, according to the componist Thomas Beijer. Thomas Beijer (1988), winner of the YPF Piano Competition in 2007, is a young artist and composer praised for his excellent technique and artistic integrity. His compositions and passionate play show a […]