Honens International Piano Competition is a leader in discovering and launching the careers of young concert pianists. It searches for Complete Artists – 21st century musicians for 21st century audiences – and awards its Laureates the competition world's largest cash prize and most comprehensive artistic and career development program. For three years, it prepares Competition Laureates for the rigours and realities of professional careers in music, and creates opportunities for growth and exposure.
Honens also presents the world's leading pianists, innovative performance projects and exclusive Canadian premieres through a critically acclaimed concert series in Calgary.
The Seventh Honens International Piano Competition takes place from 17 to 26 October 2012.