Applications must be sent before 1st May 2021 at midnight and may only be made electronically.

The Competition is open to pianist applicants born after 18th June 1997. It is open, regardless of gender, to any individual who is of Swiss nationality, as well as to any individual of foreign nationality who are living or studying music in Switzerland. First-prize winners at previous editions do not qualify for admission.


The application fee is CHF 100.–.

Please remit this amount before your application by bank transfer to :

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise
Place Saint François 14, 1003 Lausanne

IBAN : CH03 0076 7000 C501 6825 4
Titulaire : Concours d’Interprétation Musicale de Lausanne

The proof of your remittance is required to complete your application. If your application is not accepted, the amount of your deposit will be refunded in full. Deposits may also be refunded to applicants who are prevented from attending the Competition due to force majeure circumstances that are accepted by the Jury.


Please fill in the online Application Form and prepare the following documents which are required for completion of your application:

  • a biography (.pdf)
  • a Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)
  • a high-definition video clip lasting 15 minutes that properly reflects the styles of two different epochs (YouTube link, Vimeo or other)
  • a musical program that includes the precise timing of each movement (.pdf)
  • proof that the CHF 100.- deposit has been paid (.pdf, .jpg, .png)

Candidates will be informed of the Selection Committee’s decision by e-mail at the latest on 15th May 2021. The list of applicants retained for the Competition will also be posted online on 15th May 2021 on our Internet site.