Tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition (August 17–31, 2017) are now on sale at Ticketmaster. The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre.

The names of the 40 successful applicants will be posted on the competition website by May 26 at the latest.

The order of performance will be decided by lot on August 17. There will be three rounds in the competition, all of them public events. The first round will be held on August 18–22, the second on August 24–25 and the finals on August 27–31: the chamber music finals on August 27 and orchestral finals on August 30–31. The prizes will be awarded after the finals on August 31.

The quartets in the chamber music finals will be the Tempera and the New Helsinki Quartet. The orchestra in the finals will be the Helsinki Philharmonic conducted by Anna-Maria Helsing.

The competition will be streamed worldwide by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle).

Ticket prices include service fee:

First Round / Second Round: €17.50 / 11
Day ticket, First Round: €28 / 17.50
Day ticket, Second Round: €28 / 17.50
Chamber Music Finals: €17.50 / 11 / 9
Both Chamber Music Finals: €28 / 17.50 / 11
The lowest price category is for students, servicemen, unemployed and children aged 4–17
Orchestral Finals: €38 / 28 / 17.50 (normal price), €28 / 20.50 / 11 (pensioners), €17.50 / 11 / 9 (students, servicemen, unemployed and children aged 4–17)
Both Orchestral Finals: €64 / 43.50 / 17.50 (normal price), €43.50 / 33 / 17.50 (pensioners), €28 / 17.50 / 14.50 (students, servicemen, unemployed and children aged 4–17)

Further info: Schedule and tickets

Ticketmaster:, tel. 0600 10 800 (€1.98 min + lnc). No service fee will be charged if you buy your ticket in person from the Helsinki Music Centre ticket sales office (does not apply to pre-booked purchases). No discounts on price categories for Sibelius Academy events.

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