Croydon Concerto Competition 2019

The CSO is delighted to once again be holding our biennial Croydon Concerto Competition in 2019. We aim to support and showcase young soloists through this event. Former winners of previous competitions include Michael Foyle, Peter Foggitt, Jamal Aliyev, Diana Brekalo, Madalina Rusu, Daniel de Borah and Emma Halnan.

The winner receives £1,000 of engagements: including concerto performances with the Croydon Symphony Orchestra, Guildford Symphony Orchestra and Epsom Symphony Orchestra.

How to Enter

  • Please download and print the PDF entry form and conditions of entry by clicking here
  • Pay for your entry by cheque or online: click ‘Buy now’ below to pay securely online via  PayPal Logo

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  • Fill in and post your application form (plus cheque if applicable) to the address shown in the ‘How to Enter’ section of the form.
    Remember to include a stamped self-addressed envelope with the form.
  • All entries/payments must be received by Sat 16th February 2019 at the latest

For any queries regarding the 2019 Competition, please email


The first round and semi-final of the competition will take place on
Sunday 3rd March 2019 at the: National Opera Studio, The Clore Building, 2 Chapel Yard, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 4HZ

The final will take place during our CSO concert on Saturday 22nd June 2019 at: Trinity School, Croydon, CR9 7AT. For details of this concert click here.