Broumov key

5th–7th April 2019

9th year of an International competition for young pianists

Česky     Polski

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


One-round international competition for pianists up to 17 years of age. 
The competition is going to take place in the Broumov
Monastery (Klášterní 1, 550 01 Broumov, Czech Rep.).


Category Age Time limit
1. category      

Till 11 years   

5-10 min.     

2. category

12-13 years

10-15 min.

3. category

14-15 years

15-20 min.

4. category

16-17 years

20-25 min.


Schedule of the competition:


Friday 5th April 2019  4th category / 16 – 17 years
Saturday 6th April 2019  1st category / up to 11 years
Saturday 6th April 2019  2nd category / 12 – 13 years
Sunday 7th April 2019  3rd category / 14 – 15 years


Time schedule 2019

You can find the time schedule HERE.


Winners of the Broumov Key 2019: HERE





Mgr. Jan Simon (CZ)

Concert pianist

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.

Concert pianist
Anna Miernik Concert pianist


Registration Fee:

until 8th March 2019 - 990 CZK | until 29th March 2019 - 1290 CZK

You can pay the registration fee after arrival or before arrival via this account:
IBAN: CZ 69 0600 0000 0002 0427 1558

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.

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 
- 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


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