What is the International Steinway Festival 2016?

The festival is an important biennial event organized by Steinway & Sons in Hamburg, Germany, to identify, encourage, and promote young pianists in the formative stages of their careers. Various countries will concurrently be running national-level auditions to determine their representatives for the International Steinway Festival in Hamburg. Here in Asia, the Steinway Regional Finals Asia Pacific promises to be one of the largest events of its kind.

Hosted by Steinway Gallery Singapore, the Steinway Regional Finals Asia Pacific involves finalists from Asia Pacific nations, and offers attractive prizes and an opportunity for the grand prize winner to perform alongside representatives of various continents, including Europe, East Asia and Asia Pacific.

What are the Asian National & Regional Competitions?

In the national competitions, local Steinway dealers will administer countrywide auditions in the following Asia Pacific countries: Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Brunei and Vietnam (auditions for China and Japan are managed under separate auspices).

Each country will select one representative to compete in the Steinway Regional Finals Asia Pacific 2016.