Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Wed, May 10, 202312:30 pm
Thu, May 11, 202312:30 pm
Sat, May 13, 202312:30 pm
Doors open
Half an hour before the performance
Venue
Jennifer Velva Bernstein Performance Hall
Price
FREE
Series
Special Isabel Events
  • Piano competition
    Piano

Bader & Overton Canadian Piano Competition

Join us in watching the top young Canadian pianists perform live to place in the Bader & Overton Canadian Piano Competition at the Isabel Bader Centre! All concerts are free and open to the public.

Semi-Finalist Round Day 1: May 10, 2023 at 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Pianist #1 at 1:00 PM
Pianist #2 at 2:30 PM
Pianist #3 at 4:00 PM

Semi-Finalist Round Day 2: May 11, 2023 at 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Pianist #4 at 1:00 PM
Pianist #5 at 2:30 PM
Pianist #6 at 4:00 PM
Finalists announced at 6:00 PM

Finalist Round: May 13, 2023 at 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Pianist #1 at 1:00 PM
Pianist #2 at 2:30 PM
Pianist #3 at 4:00 PM
Winners announced at 6:00 PM

FREE Online Access:

Isabel Digital Concert Hall (queensu.ca) - May 10th
Isabel Digital Concert Hall (queensu.ca) - May 11th
Isabel Digital Concert Hall (queensu.ca) - May 13th

 

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FIRST PRIZE: The Isabel Overton Bader, Clifford Overton and Francoise Landry Prize for $20,000 CAD, a future engagement to perform a concerto with the Kingston Symphony, and a future engagement to perform a recital at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts that will be recorded by CBC Music for national broadcast.

SECOND PRIZE: The Margaret Foster and Katherine Foster Prize for $6,000 CAD.

THIRD PRIZE: The Marion Dick Memorial Prize for $4,000 CAD.

THE BADER FAMILY AUDIENCE PRIZE: $1,000 CAD.

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WHO CAN ENTER? We've invite pianists who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada and between the ages of eighteen (18) to twenty-nine (29) as of January 1, 2023 and who aspire to a professional concert career.

Click here to learn more about the competition and how to apply.