Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

Saint-Petersburg Government

Saint-Petersburg Philharmonia

The Union of composers of the Russian Federtion

Saint-Petersburg State Conservatory named after Rimsky-Korsakov

VII International Prokofiev Competition

(Symphony Conducting, composition, piano)


Symphony Conducting

Special Prize from Maestro Temirkanov

(Conditions 5.1.)

Organization Committee regrets to announce that VII International Prokofiev Competition, symphony conducting speciality will be postponed because of financial reasons and it’s not up to Directorate of the Competition.



The International Prokofiev Competition is one of the most important competition of the Russian Federation. It was established by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation in 1991 in honour of one hundred anniversary of the great composer and it’is held every four years in Saint-Petersburg. Since 1997 it has been the member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC).

The International Prokofiev Competition presents new names, helps them in their further development. During its twenty years history it has discovered the world famous composers, conductors and pianists

Chairman of the jury

Symphony Conducting

Honorary Chairman - Yury Temirkanov


Chairman – Rodion Schedrin


Chairman - Dmitry Bashkirov


Saint-Petersburg foundation “International Culture Centre”