The International Competition of Russian Music Pianists named after М. А. Balakirev will be held with the support of Russian Musical Union

In Krasnodar, on March 29, the VIII International Competition of Pianists-Performers of Russian Music named after M. A. Balakirev will take place, organized by the Krasnodar State Institute of Culture with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. Russian Musical Union is a partner of the project.

The main goal of the competition is to preserve and develop the traditions of the national piano school in general and the piano schools of Russian regions. Pianists from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Volgograd, Saratov, Kazan, Izhevsk, Pyatigorsk and other Russian cities will come to Krasnodar for the offline on stage of the competition – overall more than fifty musicians who have successfully passed the selection. The competition will be held in three age groups.

Winners and awardees can apply for presidential monthly grants of 20,000 rubles.