02Feb By Adrian de GroenMon 1 February 2021Competition 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- and semi-finals in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the Tribute to Youri Egorov and the final in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam (19 and 20 February). The repertoire has been compiled by Artistic Director Thomas Beijer and the young pianists will have to prove themselves to each other and before an independent international jury consisting of: Severin von Eckardstein (DL), Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden (BE), Edith Fisher (CL), Nino Gvetadze (GE-NL), Hannes Minnaar (NL), Marco Riaskoff (NL) and Malcolm Singer (GB). The winner will receive the first prize of € 15,000 plus a prize package that includes a series of national and international masterclasses and concerts. In addition, the jury can award the Grand Prix Youri Egorov (consisting of a concert in St. Petersburg with the Mariinski Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev) for exceptional talent.