INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
TRIBUTE TO JURICA MURAI AND MURAI GRAND PRIX
The Varaždin School of Music (hereinafter referred to as: the School) organize the International Piano Competition “Memorijal Jurica Murai” (Tribute to Jurica Murai) and the MURAI GRAND PRIX. The International piano competition is divided into two parts that together with the name of the Croatian pianist, the academician Jurica Murai, and the Varaždin School of Music as an organiser, form an inseparable whole.
The competitions will be held on the School premises in the baroque Erdödy Palace. The School has been promoting musical education since 1828 thus contributing greatly to the cultural tradition of the Town of Varaždin. The competitions organized by the School aim at the artistic development of young talented musicians, promotion of international cultural cooperation, the exchange of experiences and tourism promotion of the Town of Varaždin, the County of Varaždin, as well as of North West Croatia.