Repertoire piano

Category A:  Participants born on or after February 24, 2011  (under 12 years old)

Only online competition !!!

RECORDING: program of free choice with minimum 3 pieces from contrasted periods (for example: baroque, contemporary, romantic). Maximum 10 minutes.All works must be played from memory.

Only online competition.

Category B:  Participants born on or after February 24, 2008

The competition in Category B will take place in two rounds (first round after recording, second final round in Neuchâtel the 25th  February 2023FIRST ROUND :

RECORDING: duration of program (from minimum  8 minutes  to maximum 12 minutes)

  • One virtuoso study
  • One piece of free choice
  • If total duration is under 8 minutes you can add a piece of free choice

SECOND ROUND: (maximum 20 finalists will be invited in Neuchâtel the 25th-26th February 2021)

Free program max. 15 minutes must include a piece written after 1900. No repeats from online round.
All works must be played from memory. Only works written after 1960 can be performed with music.

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Category C:  Participants born on or after February 24, 1998 

The competition in Category C will take place in three rounds (first rounds after recordings, semi-final and final round  in Neuchâtel the 24th-26th February 2023)

FIRST ROUND :

RECORDING of the program must not exceed 13 minutes and must include :

  • One Prelude and Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 or 2 by J. S. Bach
  • One Chopin study
  • One study by Liszt, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Scriabin, Ligeti, Chin or Rubinstein

SEMI-FINAL in Neuchâtel Conservatory the 24th February  maximum (20 selected candidates will be invited to play recital)

RECITAL of 30-35 minutes must include:

  • One or several pieces of free choice
  • One piece written after 1960 or

« Toccata » or « Petite invention » of
J-Ph Bauermeister (ask by mail)

All works must be played from memory.

Only works written after 1960 can be performed with music.

FINAL ROUND in TEMPLE DU BAS 26th February (5 selected candidates) :

 with conservatory string orchestra  « La Stravaganza » under conducting Carole Hearing and Louis Pantillon.

  • J-S Bach, Concerto BWV 1056
  • W.-A. Mozart, Concerto No 12, KV 414
  • W.-A. Mozart, Concerto No 13, KV 415
  • F. Chopin, Concerto No 1, opus 11
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