12th Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition

Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition

The Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition has gained a world-wide popularity attracting professional music communities in Russia, Europe and America. The 11th Competition was held in 2019 and gathered musicians from 24 countries, with maestros of world reputation sitting on the Jury. Christophe Mantoux, the President of the Jury, said: “The performers showed high level during all rounds. If you try to compare the Mikael Tariverdiev Competition with others, you will see that the level of organists participated in this Competition is considerably higher. A very friendly atmosphere here is of no small importance too”.

The 12th Competition is planned for April-September, 2021. At first, a selection round for different groups of participants held in Lawrence, Kansas (April, 8-10), Hamburg (April, 19-23), Moscow (August,29-31). Thereafter, the selected contestants move to Kaliningrad to participate in the second and third rounds (September, 3-9). Winfried Bönig is the President of Jury. 


The Program and Rules are on the website: