Bartók World Competition


Prizes:           1st Prize        EUR 5.000

                       2nd Prize       EUR 3.000

                       3rd Prize        EUR 2.000


The Jury may decide to divide the prizes or not to award a prize.

The Jury may select also works for honourable mention.

Prizes are subject to tax according to Hungarian taxation law.


The prize winning works will be presented at a Gala Concert at the Solti Hall of the Liszt Academy Budapest on 26 November 2022, where the prizes will be handed over to the winners. The Gala Concert can be followed online through live stream and on public radio and television channels.

Composers of the pieces to be performed will be invited to the Gala Concert in Budapest. The organizers will cover the travel and 2 nights of accommodation.

One piece – selected from among the prize winning or honorable mention works – will be included into the repertoire of the Bartók World Competition – violin competition’s semi-final 2023. This work is to be published by Universal Music Publishing Editio Musica Budapest, who is our cooperating partner.