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:…

SIPF 2017 Is Here!

SIPF 2017 The Seventh bi-annual Seattle International Piano Competition (SIPF 2017) will take place at Benaroya Hall on September 30 – October 1, 2017. Thirty-seven international finalists were chosen from among 300 applicants. These top participants — nationals of Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and from throughout the…

2017 Seattle Int’l Piano Competition

The 7th bi-annual Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition takes place Sept 29 through Oct 2, 2017. Singled out in 2010 by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world’s most inclusive competitions, the SIPC continues to provide one of the most equitable opportunities for artistic recognition in the world. This two-round competition invites…

2017 Classical Fest Itinerary Has Arrived…

The 2017 Classical Fest Itinerary has arrived! We look forward to hearing the many wonderfully prepared participants during the Classical Viennese Festival this Sunday, February 19. Whether you will participate or simply attend some of the great moments Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and more, peruse the links below. Itinerary Page PDF copy (to print for your…

Classical Viennese Festival Deadline Approaches

The deadline approaches for the 2017 Classical Viennese Festival. This is a chance for pianists and violinists to be decorated for sonatas, sonatinas, and variations by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, and other icons of the Classical era of music. Participants of all nationalities and ages may now apply. Divisions: all ages Categories: Sonatinas; Pre-Classical Sonatas; Sonatas divided into…

Bach Fest 2016 Is Upon Us

This Sunday, October 9, the seventh annual Bach Festival organized by the Seattle International Piano Festival is set to go. With over 175 pianists and violinists locally and from other parts of the country, 2016 represents an unprecedented number of new and returning Bach enthusiasts and competitive attendees. For complete details about this year’s festival,…

Bowlby and Kaminska in Concert

Bowlby and Kaminska in Concert On Saturday evening, April 2 at 6 pm, immediately following the 2016 Virtuoso Festival, guest pianists and SIPF organizers, Ivona Kaminska and Christopher Bowlby will perform in a special recital event. This is the final concert on the 2015-16 season of the KB Piano Series. Pianists Ivona Kaminska and Christopher Bowlby have established themselves in…

Seattle Int’l Piano Festival Events

Seattle Int’l Piano Festival Events Sixth Seattle International Piano Competition, October 16-19, 2015 The 2015 Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition approaches. In one week, hear the finalists and winners chosen out of nearly 300 applicants from Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, New…