Two Days Remain

Saturday evening (9 pm Pacific Daylight Time, UTC/GMT-7), October 30 is the deadline for the 2021 Bach Festival. There is still time to prepare and submit your recordings to celebrate this paragon of musical ingenuity. Nearly every composer to follow found the music of this genius to be the model for centuries following his death.…

Countdown to Bach

The countdown to Bach begins as the Seattle International Piano Festival (SIPF) presents the twelfth twelfth annual Bach Festival (online edition) for pianists and instrumentalists of any nationality, featuring works by Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as other Baroque masters. Exclusively online, this year’s event invites all instrumentalists, from string players to flutists, to submit…

A Tradition 300 Years Old

For more than 12 years, aspiring musicians of all ages in the Pacific Northwest have joined in a celebration of arguably the greatest composer ever to have lived. Now open to all instrumentalists and pianists of any age or nationality, participants of the 2021 Bach Festival are invited to submit video links of their favorite…

2021 Virtuoso Artists Festival

2021 Virtuoso Artists Festival The SIPF is proud to announce the 7th annual Virtuoso Artists Festival, celebrating the works of the romantic, impressionistic, and contemporary musical eras. In order to open its doors to pianists and instrumentalists of the world, now this online video recording competitive festival is open for participation, providing opportunities for soloists,…

Classical Fest Is Live

The SIPF is proud to present the ninth annual Classical Viennese Festival ONLINE EDITION. In advance of the results, we commend every participant for persevering to create a quality video. Our thanks also for the abundant support of their families and especially their teachers, without which the heights of excellence would be unattainable. We wish…

Virtuoso Fest Update

To the performers and guests of the upcoming 2019 Virtuoso Festival, the Festival Itinerary page with complete details about the times, locations, and minutiae of this exciting festival. As there is no check-in, this will be your complete guide. Make sure to read it thoroughly and print a copy for yourself. We look forward to…

2018 Bach Festival Announcement

The 9th annual Bach Festival is set for Sunday, October 21, 2018. Open to pianists and violinists of all ages and nationalities, the event takes place at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. For complete rules and details, visit the Bach Festival page. Application Deadline: 11:59 PM, Thursday, October 4, 2018 Complete Rules: here…

Virtuoso Fest 2018 Live!

2018 Virtuoso Festival The SIPF is proud to announce the 2018 Virtuoso Festival for pianists, violinists, and chamber musicians on Sunday, May 13, 2018. For works of the Romantic era and later, musicians of all ages are encouraged to apply. Numerous age divisions Solo Category: divided into single works of Romantic or later era pieces,…

Classical Viennese Festival – Itinerary Updated!

2018 Classical Viennese Festival Approaches On March 11, the Seattle International Piano Festival presents the fifth annual Classical Viennese Festival at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue, Washington. We look forward to a wonderful Sunday filled with the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and many other classical contemporaries. For guests and participants,…

Classical Fest in the New Year

Northwest Festivals in the New Year Happy New Year to classical music lovers around the world. We look forward to a great new year in 2018, during which the SIPF presents its Northwest Festivals in the new year for pianists and violinists: Classical Viennese Festival. Taking place all day on Sunday, March 11. Application deadline:…