賽事於2018年5月2日至6日假意大利Curci Theater舉行，賽前不用面試或遞交任何錄影。只要你由1982年1 月1 日至2002年1月1 日前出生，便可報名參加。截止報名日期為2018年4 月3日。
Candidates must play the following pieces:
A programme of your choice no longer than 25 min. and not less than 20 min. in duration.
Semi Final Stage – Piano Recital
A piano recital of your choice, no longer than 50 min. and not less than 45 min. in duration.
No works performed in the First Stage may be included in the recital.
Final Stage – Piano Concerto
Contestants will play of one of the following concertos to be played with the Italian Symphony Orchestra Soundiff
W. A. Mozart
Concerto in E flat Major KV 271
Concerto in A Major KV 414
Concerto in C Major KV 415
Concerto in E flat Major KV 449
Concerto in D minor KV 466
Concerto in C Major KV 467
Concerto in A Major KV 488
L. van Beethoven
Concerto No. 1 in C Major Op.15
Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major Op.19
Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37
Concerto No. 4 in G Major Op. 58
Concerto No. 5 in E flat Major Op. 73
Concerto in E minor op. 11
Concerto in F minor op. 21
All works in the competition must be performed from memory and must be performed in their entirety,
if it is not otherwise specified by the Jury.
Performances which exceed the specified time limit, may be interrupted by the Judges.
The playing order of the works is left to the contestant’s discretion.
The contestants must give to the Jury two copies of each piece of the Editions they will play.
They must show their passport or identity card before their first stage.
同期還有第28届青年音乐家国际竞争“卡斯得洛城巴勒塔” (The 28th Young Musician International Competition ‘Città di Barletta’)