Broumov key

20th - 22nd April 2018

8th year of an International competition for young pianists

Česky     Polski

In collaboration with Department of Music Education of the Pedagogical Faculty of Charles University in Prague 

Ivo Kahánek
Concert pianist and pedagogue of HAMU (Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague



Category Age Time limit Performance
1. category    

Till 11 years

5-10 min.

 21st April     
2. category

12-13 years

10-15 min.

 21st April 
3. category

14-15 years

15-20 min.

 22nd April
4. category

16-17 years

20-25 min.

 20th April


Repertoire of the competition:

At least 1 piano piece from the Baroque or Classical Era, at least 1 piano piece from the Romantic Era or a piano piece composed after 1900.

Course of the competition:

Winners of the Broumov Key 2018: HERE




Mgr. Jan Simon (CZ)

Concert pianist, Executive Director  of the Intergram z.s.

MgA. David Mareček Ph.D (CZ)

Executive Director of the Czech Philharmonic, pedagogue of the Brno Conservatoire

MgA. Milan Langer (CZ)

Concert pianist and head of the Piano Department of the Prague Conservatoire 

Marina Samson - Moussu​ (FR)

Concert pianist, pedagogue of the Schola Cantorum Paris

Doc. MgA. Eliška Novotná 
Concert pianist, pedagogue of the University Of Ostrava

MgA. Ivo Kahánek, Ph.D.


Registration Fee:

Until the 31st March 2018 - 990 CZK
Until the 12th April - 1290 CZK

Prizes for winners: 

Cash prizes of 33 000 CZK in total for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place of given categories.

Concert Performances for selected Laureates:
- at the Festival Za poklady Broumovska (July 28th 2018)
- at the Laureates' Gala Concert in Prague, Rudolfinum
- Concert with Symphony Orchestra of Mariánské lázně in the frame of their season - ZSO Price for one of the winners

Deadline for applications: 

12th April 2018 (included) 

You can pay the registration fee after arrival or before arrival (till 18th of April 2018) via this account:

IBAN: CZ 69 0600 0000 0002 0427 1558

Past years winners

More information >


Technical and administrative inquiries:

Tereza Kramplová -

Phone number: +420 731 481 309


Questions about repertoire list:

MgA. Ivo Kahánek Ph. D., The director of the Broumov Key

Tel: +420 602 708 949


Place of the competition:

Educational and cultural centre Broumov Monastery

Klášterní 1,

550 01 Broumov, Czech republic