LIVORNOCLASSICA Music Association announces the Fifth Edition of Livorno Piano Competition and Young LPC – Premio Enrico Galletta.

The competitions will take place in Livorno from July 26th to 31th, 2021 and will be held in Teatro Goldoni, Sala Goldonetta.

Pianists of all nationalities are allowed to participate.

Please check rules and prizes in the dedicated pages on this menu.

Livornoclassica reserves the right to make changes or additions to the rulement and, in case of overwhelming problems related to COVID19 emergency, cancel the Competition. In this unwanted case Livornoclassica will refund the inscription fees payed by the contestants, deducted bank commission when applicable.



Candidates with the inscription authorize LIVORNOCLASSICA, pursuant to art . 97 of the Law on copyright, to make audio-video recordings of their performance and feature it on any digital platform ( YouTube or others) and to publish photos in promotional material of the Association . In relation to this candidates cannot advance any right or financial request towards Livornoclassica .

According to art. 13 and 14 of GDPR (UE 2016/679 About Privacy) all data provided at registration will be used only to send communications related to the contest excluding any other use.

The organization accepts no liability in respect of any injury to persons and / or property during the course of the competition.


Application and participation

Applications will be accepted  until June 30th.

Registration implies unconditional compliance with every part of the rulement.

Contestants in compliance with age requirements are allowed to apply for both sections of the Competition.

Candidates who have family relationship or have had continuous teaching relationships with one or more jury members within five years prior to the competition (public or private institutions and/or private lessons) will not be admitted to participate at any section of Livorno Piano Competition. Occasional participation at masterclass will not be cause of exclusion.



During the days following the deadline each contestant will be informed by email about the admission and schedule with regards to check-in, rehearsal on the stage piano, and audition; absence at check-in without any justified reason will determine the exclusion from the competition.

Rooms with pianos to practice during the competition will be provided.

Auditions will take place in alphabetic order, according to he drawing of the letter which will be done right after the deadline.


Travel and accomodation

Travel and accommodation expenses are borne by the competitors. All facilities and agreements with hotels, private apartments and restaurants can be checked in the INFO section of this website.



The jury’s decision is irrevocable. The jury reserves the right to stop the performance in case the time limit be exceeded. All performances are public.


Safety measures Covid19

Livornoclassica will observe all the procedures required by law in order to protect the safety of the competitors to the maximum degree. Within 10 days prior the competition all contestants will receive an email containing indications about the implemented protocols and procedures.