Audiences are welcome at all stages of the competition. Details of ticket prices for the preliminary and
semi final rounds at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will be posted here in due course.
Tickets for the final Concerto Concert featuring the three finalists at Symphony Hall, Birmingham will be obtained from the Symphony Hall Box Office.
November 21st 2020 Preliminary Round, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Open to the general public the preliminary round of competitors go head to head each performing a 20 minute selection of pieces from Bach through to Bartok and beyond. Always a varied and interesting day, here you will get to hear much of the piano core repertoire played by fine young pianists.
Preliminary Round at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham 9:30 - 18:00
November 22nd 2020 Semi Finals, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Following on from the previous day of performances, the jury will make a decision about which 8 pianists should go through to the semi final stage. Each semi finalist will play a 45 minute free choice recital in the hope that they make it through to the very special concerto final.
February 6th 2021 Concerto Final, Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Semi-Final Round at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham 10.00 - 18:00
Final concert with CBSO @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham - 15.00 - 18.00
The grand climax to the Dudley International Piano Competition, when the three finalists each perform a concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchesta in the wonderful Symphony Hall, Birmingham.