Broumov key

3–5 May 2024

14th year of an international competition for young pianists

Česky     Polski

Laureates of the Broumov Key 2023


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.). 


For inclusion in the category decides the age of the participant at the day of the competition




Time limit


1. category      

Till 11 years   

5-10 min.     

May 4, 2024

2. category

12-13 years

10-15 min.

May 4, 2024

3. category

14-15 years

15-20 min.

May 5, 2024

4. category

16-17 years

20-25 min.

May 3, 2024



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.









Thank you to all competitors for their participation in the 14th International Competition for Young Pianists.

We will look forward to seeing the selected laureates and their supporters at the Gala Concert of the laureates in autumn 2024, which will take place at the Polish Embassy.




MgA. Ivo Kahánek, Ph.D. (CZ) Concert pianist, Artistic leader of the Broumov Key Competition, pedagogue at the Prague Conservatory
Mgr. Jan Simon (CZ)

Concert pianist, Intendant of the Akademie klasické hudby and Dvořák Prague Festival

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 

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

Marian Sobula​ (PL) 

Matthias Kirschnereit (DE)


Concert pianist, pedagogue of the Music University at Krakow

Concert pianist, professor at the College für Musik und Theater Rostock and Music Director of the Gezeitenkonzerte in Germany



Cash prizes of 30 000 CZK in total for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place of given categories.
Concert Performances for selected Laureates:
- IMF Dvořák Prague Prize and the opportunity to perform as part of the concert series at Bořislavka 
- at the Festival Za poklady Broumovska 
- Concert with Symphony Orchestra of Karlovy Vary - in the frame of their season 
- at the Laureates' Gala Concert in Prague, Polish Ambasy Hall, 2024



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