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 15, 2016.
The first round – eliminatory – will take place on September 16, 17 and 18, 2016.
Duration of the programme: approx. 20 minutes.
The second round – eliminatory – will take place on September 20 and 21, 2016.
Duration of the programme: approx. 50 minutes.
The Semifinal will take place on September 23, 2016.
Duration of the programme: approx. 40 minutes.
The rehearsal with the orchestra for the final round will take place on September 24, 2016.
The Final round will take place on September 25, 2016.
The results of each Round will be announced by the Competition Secretariat after the end of each, immediately after the ruling of the Jury.
The repertoire included in the registration form by the competitor is final and cannot be changed.
Each competitor will establish the order in which he/she will perform the works in each round.
The repertoire shall be performed without scores, except Sonatas and works composed by George Enescu.
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 XX century composer among: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Skriabin, Debussy, Ravel, Bartok, Janacek etc (with the exception of the etudes by Rachmaninoff and Skriabin).
1. A work composed by Enescu chosen by the competitor among:
– Piano Suite in D Major, op.10 no.2
– Piano Sonata in f# minor, op.24 no.1
– Piano Sonata in D Major, op.24 no.3
2. A work of a romantic composer, chosen by the competitor among:
Schumann, Schubert, Liszt, Brahms, Chopin, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy,Franck.
Final (With Orchestra)
A Concerto for Piano and Orchestra chosen by the competitor among: Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Grieg, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff (Concerto no. 2 or no.3), Prokofiev (Concerto no. 2) or Bartók (Concerto no. 3).