7th EPTA Svetislav Stančić International Piano Competition will be held in Zagreb, Croatia, from 13 – 17 January 2023 in the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall.

The Competition is opened to all candidates up to 35 years of age (born after 1st

The Competition consists of four Rounds:

  1. Online Pre-Selection Round: Recital (up to 20 - 25 minutes)
  2. First Round - Recital 1 (up to 30 minutes)
  3. Semifinal Round – Recital 2 (up to 60 minutes)
  4. Final Round: Piano Concerto (with Zagreb Philharmonic)
    Deadline for submitting Application Form with video recording is September 30th 2022.

Pre-Selection results shall be sent to the candidates by 15 October 2022.

Each Application must contain the following:

a) neatly completed Application Form and Video Data
b) recent photo (digital 300 dpi)
c) proof of payment of 100 Euro paid to the bank account:

EPTA, Zagrebačka banka, Trg bana Jelačića 10, 10000 Zagreb
In case of withdrawal, subscription money will not be reimbursed.

d) copy of the passport or ID card
Any incorrect information in the Application will result in disqualification of the

Changes in the programme stated in the Application will not be permitted.
All Rounds has to be performed by memory.

Daily practice, as well as rehearsal in the competition hall, will be provided for all candidates.

Three finalists will have two rehearsals with the Symphony Orchestra for the Finale Round.

EPTA Croatia reserves all rights for Radio and TV broadcasts during all Rounds of the Competition without any compensation to the competitors.

The Jury reserves the right to interrupt any Competitor whose programme exceeds the agreed duration.

The compulsory piece by Ferdo Livadić has been available on

Performances in all Rounds will start with letter „S“ (Stancic) and will be open for public.

The order of appearance in Final Round is determined by the Jury.

All Competitors have to contact the Competition Office on January 13th 2023 in person submitting valid documentation.

The Jury will choose 14 competitors for the First round, 8 competitors for the Semifinal round and 3 competitors for the Final round.

All Competitors will be presented with Certificate of Participitation.

Possible complaints against Jury decision will not be taken into consideration.

By submitting the Application, competitors accept all conditions and decisions of the Competition.

In case of any ambiguities caused by translation, the Croatian text of the regulations is considered authoritative.


EPTA Croatia,
Trg maršala Tita 12,
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: +385 91 56 50 091
Fax: +385 1 375 5042
President, Ida Gamulin
Organization and production:
Prvi glas,
Heinzelova 62a,
10000 Zagreb, Croatia

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