2016 NTD International Piano Competition

The 2016 NTD International Piano Competition will truly be the focal point for the convergence of some of the top talents in the classical musical world today. Concert pianists from Asia, North America, South America, Australia, and Europe–Over 40 pianists from 17 countries/regions– will grace the stage in the live rounds of the competition in NYC.  The Semifinal and final rounds will be broadcast live over the internet and then over NTD’s global TV network. Click on the link below to view the live broadcasts of the competition.

Live Competition

Live Competition/Broadcast Hours

SEMIFINAL, Saturday October 1st

  • 10:30am – 1pm        Semi-Finals I
  • 2pm – 5:30pm        Semi-Finals II

FINAL, Sunday, October 2nd

  • 10:30am – 12:00pm    Finals I
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm    Finals II



TV Premier Announcement – The Appreciation of Music

Previous NTD International Piano Competition winner Timur Mustakimov will share his passion of music and his insight into the Bach-Busoni Chaconne he played in the final round of the 2014 competition. TV premier of the program will happen in summer 2016 to NTD’s global audience. See official trailer of the TV premier below. Contestants who are qualified for the live rounds of the competition in 2016, especially the finalists, will have chance to be selected into future episodes The Appreciation of Music.

2014 NTDTV International Piano Competition

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