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The Fifth Thailand International Piano Competition

Date(s) - 20/07/2018 - 21/07/2018

Prince Mahidol Hall

The finalists of the Fifth Thailand International Piano Competition (TIPC) will perform with TPO and guest conductor Thanapol Setabrahmana. The concerts will serve as the final round of this prestigious event.


  • 20 July 2018 / 7.00 p.m. / PMH (Pre-Concert Talk 6.15 p.m.)
  • 21 July 2018 / 4.00 p.m. / PMH (Pre-Concert Talk 3.15 p.m.)

Conductor: Thanapol Setabrahmana

Soloists: Finalists of the Competition

Programs: 5 contestants will perform the following:
One concerto performance with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra. Select from:
1. W.A. Mozart: Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
2. L.V. Beethoven: Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
3. F. Chopin: Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
4. R. Schumann: Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
5. F. Mendelssohn: Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25


Considered one of the most prestigious music events in the Kingdom, the Thailand International Piano Competition brings together an international body of pianists to compete for over one million baht in prizes.

The competition is organized by the piano department at the College of Music, Mahidol University and held every three years. Competitors pass through a challenging set of rounds that culminate in a final round and a chance to impress a panel of judges by performing a chosen concerto with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra. Only five competitors enter the final round, which takes place over two days on July 20 at 7 PM and July 21 at 4 PM in the grand environment of Prince Mahidol Hall.  Finalists are given a choice of five concertos to choose from including Mozart’s dark D-minor concerto, Beethoven’s no. 4, Chopin’s Second, Schumann’s A-minor, and Mendelssohn’s first piano concerto.

Youthful Thai maestro Thanapol Setabrahmana, a frequent guest conductor, will lead the soloists in the chosen concerti. This year’s judges include Thai pianist Korak Lertpibulchai, American Sean Chen, Dr. Peter Amstutz, Alexey Lebedev, and Albert Tiu.

Join TPO and the many young hopefuls to choose the next piano superstar at the 5th edition of the TIPC in July.

Tickets Price: 1500, 1000, 800, 600, 400 Baht
50% discount for Children and students below the age of 25 (or currently studying in an undergraduate program)

Reservation PMH Box Office
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