The 2018 competition is open to pianists studying in the Senior Department of any UK Music College, Academy or Conservatoire.
Prize: £500 cash.
The Appelbe Piano Prize has been a component of the North London Festival since 2013. It is both a celebration of creativity centered around the piano repertoire, and a platform for talented pianists to exhibit their technical and artistic prowess.
As well as for the performance of a balanced and well-designed programme, the prize will be awarded to the performer with the most refined and developed sense of stagecraft.
Competitors will find themselves adjudicated not only on the depth of their musicianship but on how they present themselves, introduce their musical programme and generally connect with an audience.
The competition is on Tuesday 24th April 2018 at Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, Central Square, NW11 7AG.
Entries must be received by Thursday 1 March 2018.