Honens, Canada’s international piano competition located in Calgary, opens applications today and announces details of its 2025 edition. Quarterfinals take place in Berlin and New York in March 2025, and the advancing Semifinalists and Finalists perform in Calgary that October. The Competition culminates with the announcement of the three 2025 Honens Laureates – Gold, Silver, and Bronze – on October 24, 2025.

The Honens prize offers its Gold, Silver, and Bronze Laureates a cash prize of $100,000 CAD, $40,000 CAD, and $20,000 CAD, respectively, and a comprehensive, three-year Artist Development Program.

Competition juries include pianists, collaborative musicians, and concert presenters who play a meaningful role in the career of a successful artist. The jury for the 2025 Honens International Piano Competition includes Janina Fialkowska, Awadagin Pratt, Philippe Bianconi, Pavel Kolesnikov, and Tanya Bannister, among others.


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