Piano – All Rounds

Piano: Round 1


June 16


June 20




The recital must be at least 40 minutes long, but no longer than 50 minutes. It should consist of the following compositions:


  • One Prelude and Fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier by J. S. Bach (book I or book II),
  • One complete classical sonata,
  • One or more works of free choice by P. I. Tchaikovsky,
  • Three virtuoso Etudes, one each by F. Chopin, F. Liszt and S. Rachmaninov.

Piano: Round 2


June 21


June 25




First stage:

The recital must be at least 50 minutes long, but not more than 60 minutes.

The repertoire will consist of works chosen by the pianist. The program will include one or more compositions by one or more of the following Russian composers: M. Balakirev, A. Glazunov, N. Medtner, M. Mussorgsky, N. Myaskovsky, S. Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, A. Scriabin, R. Shchedrin, D. Shostakovich, I. Stravinsky, P. Tchaikovsky. Works from Round I may not be repeated.


Second stage (performance with the chamber orchestra):

One of the following piano concertos by W. A. Mozart:

Piano: Final Round


June 28


June 30




Two concertos for piano and orchestra:


All works must be performed from memory and in their entirety. Total performance times, which will be strictly enforced, include pauses. The Jury retains the right to stop a performance if the competitor exceeds the allotted time. Repeats are at the discretion of the performer.