Ferrara Piano Festival is a nonprofit dedicated to helping young musicians build an international performing career as well as creating a bridge between the American and European piano worlds. Ferrara Piano Festival was founded in 2013 by Italian pianist Simone Ferraresi. Ferrara Piano Festival is a 501(c)(3) organization and a registered charity in New York State. All donations are Tax Deductible.


Ferrara International Piano Festival is pleased to announce the 2020 Ferrara Young Artists Piano Awards, a new piano competition providing young pianists with international performance platforms in Italy and the United States.

Pianists of all nationalities, born between January 01, 2008 and December 31, 2001, will be eligible to apply. After preliminary video auditions, six finalists will perform in joint recitals in Ferrara, Italy (three finalists) and in New York City, New York (three finalists).

First Prizes include scholarships as well as full solo recitals in New York City and at the Teatro Comunale Claudio Abbado in the historical city of Ferrara — UNESCO Site and City of the Renaissance.

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