Harp for the first time at Concertino Praga 2019!

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Czech Radio announces the 53rd edition of The International Radio Competition for Young Musicians Concertino Praga 2019. For the first time in 2019 the harpist will have the opportunity to compete together with pianists, violinists, violoncellists. The best one will receive a financial reward of € 1,000.

Categories at Concertino Praga 2019:


Participation in the competition is limited by age. The competition is open to musicians who were born in 2002 or later.

The recordings must be made in a studio or during live performance in the period between 1st Januarty and 15th December 2018 without any editing in post.

The following compulsory pieces have been set in the individual categories for 2019:

violin: J. Suk: 4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 17 (II. Appassionato, IV. Burleska)
cello: B. Martinů: Variations on the Slovak Theme
piano: V. Novák: Reminiscences, Op. 6. (Inquietto)
harp: J. B. Krumpholtz: Recueil de 12 Préludes et petits Airs Op. 2 for Harp (no. 6)

The following is also required with the registration:

  • a curriculum vitae with a maximum length of 1100 keystrokes,
  • two photographs in print quality with the stated name of the photographer,
  • NEW - comprehensive sheet music for the optional compositions,
  • the accompanying sheet with the prescribed documentation. The accompanying sheet is available from the competition website,
  • NEW - A video recording of the making of the competition recording which the jury will view in the case of any doubts associated with the making of the competition recording (it can be made using a mobile telephone, the jury will not take its quality into account).


Submit the application and the demo recording by December, 15 2018.
The details are available here: