Repertoire of the Competition

1st Round 25 minutes

Candidates may choose their programme freely with a minimum of 3 different composers and must include:

  • Four Virtuoso Etudes selected from a minimum of two composers: F. Chopin, F. Liszt, S. Rachmaninoff, A. Scriabin or C. Debussy 
  • One or more compositions by F. Chopin, F. Liszt. J. Brahms. R. Schumann, F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, C. Frank, A. Scriabrin or S. Rachmaninoff – which cannot be an Etude.

Final Round 40 minutes

Candidates may choose their programme freely with a minimum of 3 different composers, and must include:

  • 3 pieces from Childhood Memories Suite by Alexey Shor
  • A complete sonata by F. Schubert, J. Haydn, W.A. Mozart or L.v. Beethoven
  • One composition by B. Bartok, I. Stravinsky, S. Prokofiev, N. Medtner or G. Ligeti

Compositions performed in the 1st Round cannot be played in the Final Round

All programmes must be performed from memory and no transcriptions are allowed.