Piano Section Rules
The Piano Competition consists of two eliminatory Rounds, the Semifinal and the Final – concert with orchestra.
The drawing of lots will take place on September 16th, 2014.
The First Round (eliminatory) will take place on September 17th, 18th and 19th, 2014.
The Second Round (eliminatory) will take place on September 21st and 22nd, 2014.
The Semifinal will take place on September 24th, 2014.
The Rehearsal with the orchestra for the Final Round will take place on September 26th, 2014.
The Final Round will take place on September 27th, 2014.
The awards will be announced by the Competition Secretariat after the Final Round of the George Enescu International Piano Competition.
1. Bach : One Prelude and Fugue chosen by the competitor from the „Well Tempered Clavier“ (Book I; Book II)
2. A work chosen by the competitor among:
A Piano Sonata composed by Haydn
A Piano Sonata composed by Mozart
Three Piano Sonatas composed by Scarlatti
3. An Etude chosen by the competitor among:
4. An Etude chosen by the competitor among:
1. A Piano Sonata composed by Beethoven chosen by the competitor (except op. 10/1, op. 14/1, op. 14/2, op. 49/1, op. 49/2, op. 78, op. 90, op.106)
2. A work composed by a romantic composer among : Schumann, Schubert, Liszt, Brahms, Chopin, Mendelssohn–Bartholdy or Franck.
1. A work composed by Enescu chosen by the competitor among:
Piano Suite in D major
Piano Sonata in F# minor, op.24 no.1
Piano Sonata in D major, op.24 no.3
2. A work from the 20th Century chosen by the competitor, composed by the following composers: Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Skriabin, Debussy, Ravel, Bartók, Janacek etc. (except etudes composed by Rachmaninov and Skriabin)
A Concerto for Piano and Orchestra chosen by the competitor among: Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Grieg, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov (Concerto no. 2 or no.3), Prokofiev (Concerto no. 2) or Bartók (Concerto no. 3).