Stars at the Rhine Young Artists Auditions

Due to the current situation : Postponed to 2022


Age category: 17-23 years old

Instrument: Piano



- This year’s competition will feature piano


- Six participants will be selected based on a Video recording (free program), sent directly to the pre - selection Jury until March 15th, 2020 to perform at the “Stars at the Rhine” Fesitival in Basel held 22.-28. June 2020

at the Young Artists Auditions.


- A non refundable Application fee of CHF 80.- is to be payed to the

“Stars at the Rhine” Foundation upon registration.


Program Auditions Juni 2020: not to exceed 30 min.


Classical Sonata (Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn )

Virtuoso piece (Etude by Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Scryabin, Lygeti)

A piece of romantic period or later, written before 1960


Final round

Concerto by: L.V. Beethoven

( no.1, 2 or 3) 




A money prize of CHF 1.000


Grand Prix- A Solo Recital at the next season’s AMG “Rising Stars” Series in Basel.

The contestants may visit all of the concerts of the 2020 “Stars at the Rhine” Festival Academy editions for free.


Young Artists Auditions Application:

Past winners:

2016 Anastasia Maksiuta, piano

2017 Polina Senatulova, violin

         Rennosuke Fukuda, violin

2018 Barbare Tataradze, piano

2019 Alexander Zakharov

2021 in collaboration with Tibor Varga Junior Competition