Competition Stages

2018 Honens Piano Competition / Prizes

The Honens Prize for Piano is awarded to one exceptional pianist who best represents the philosophy of the Complete Artist.

Cash Awards

Honens Prize Laureate
One pianist
$100,000 CAN

Finalists: Raeburn Prizes
Two pianists
$10,000 CAN each

Semifinalists
Seven pianists
$2,500 CAN each

Artist Development Program

The Honens Prize Laureate is awarded an artistic and career development program valued at a half million dollars (CAN). The program includes worldwide representation for three years; debut recitals in career- building markets that have previously included Berlin, London, Munich, New York, Paris and Toronto; residencies at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in preparation of repertory, recordings and special projects; coaching and mentorship opportunities with established touring artists and production; and international release and promotion of recordings on the Honens label and the London-based Hyperion label. The Artist Development Program is tailored to the Honens Prize Laureate's goals with input from Honens' administration, consultants and juries.
    • 31 October 2017
    • 2018 Honens Piano Competition Application Deadline
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    • March 2018
    • 2018 Honens Piano Competition Quarterfinals
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    • 30 August to 8 September 2018
    • 2018 Honens Piano Competition Semifinals & Finals
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