Competition's program

The Competition Programme


Junior Group

1st Round
1. J.S.Bach – «Das Wohltemperierte Klavier». Prelude and Fugue (a free choice) or D.Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue (a free choice);
2. First or second-third parts of sonatas by the following composers: J.Haydn, V.A.Mozart, L.van Beethoven;
3. Two Etudes (a free choice): ŗ) One of Etudes by C.Czerny, M.Clementi, M.Moszkowski; b) One of Etudes by F.Chopin, F.Liszt, A.Skriabin, S.Rachmaninov;
4. Composition of the country which the participant represents.
2nd Round
Free Programme from various character concert miniatures by composers of 18-20 centuries; duration - no more than 5 min. (at participant’s choice). Round Programme duration – no more than 25 min.

Senior Group

1st Round
1. J.S.Bach – «Das Wohltemperierte Klavier». Prelude and Fugue (a free choice) or D. Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue (a free choice);
2. One of sonatas by V.A.Mozart  310,  330,  331,  333,  576,  533,  311 (a free choice);
3. Two virtuoso etudes (a free choice) by F. Chopin, F. Liszt, S. Rakhmaninov, A. Skriabin;
4. Composition of the country which the participant represents.
2nd Round
1. The developed cyclic piece of the composer of the West-European, Russian romanticism or the composer of XX century (F.Schubert, L.Beethoven, F.Chopin, F.Lizst, R.Schuman, I.Brahms, P.Tchajkovsky, M.Musorgsky, A.Skryabin, S.Rachmaninov, I.Stravinsky, P.Hindemit, S.Prokofjev, D.Shostakovich) duration of sounding till 20 minutes (a cycle, variations, a sonata);
2. Five virtuoso pieces, no more than 6 min. everyone (performance on competition at the choice of jury).

The Competition Awards and Premiums

Junior Group
1 Premium – 1000$ USA
2 Premium – 700$ USA
3 Premium – 500$ USA

Senior Group
1 Premium – 10000$ USA
2 Premium – 5000$ USA
3 Premium – 3000$ USA

All awards are to be paid in Republic of Kazakhstan national currency. The Competition Jury has the right to award not all premiums, to share premiums between participants, to establish additional encouraging prizes. Jury decisions are final and are beyond re-examining



 

International Piano Competition Almaty