Repertoire

The competition will take place in three rounds. From the competitors in the first round, there will be approximately six competitors chosen for the second round. Three competitors of each category will be chosen for the final round.

The jury reserves the right to stop the competitor if the performance exceeds the time limit.

 

CATEGORY A

1.Round

– One work by J. S. Bach, e.g. one Invention or one movement from a French Suite

– One virtuos Etude

– One work or parts from a work by R. Schumann

The total playing time has to be 8 to 10 minutes.


2.Round

– One work or several works or particular movements from Classical Age until Present Age

– One commissioned work written by Manfred Trojahn (approx. 2 minutes playtime). The scores will be sent with the admission to the 2nd Round.

– One work or parts from a work by R. Schumann. The work by Schumann has to represent at least half of the performance.

The total playing time has to be 13 to 15 minutes, excluding the commissioned work.


3.Round chamber music

One from the following works:
– W. A. Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor KV 478
I. Allegro
– L. van Beethoven: Piano Quartet in C major Nr. 3 WoO 36
I. Allegro vivace
– F. Schubert: Piano Quartet in F major D 487
Adagio e Rondo concertante

To be played with repetitions.

 

CATEGORY B

1.Round

– One work by J. S. Bach, e.g. Prelude and Fugue from “The Well-Tempered Clavier” or movements from Partitas, Englisch and French Suites

– One virtuos Etude

– One work or parts from a work by R. Schumann

The total playing time has to be 13 to 15 minutes.


2.Round

– One work or several works or particular movements from Classical Age until Present Age

– One commissioned work written by Manfred Trojahn (approx. 3 minutes playtime). The scores will be sent with the admission to the 2nd Round.

– One work or parts from a work by R. Schumann. The work by Schumann has to represent at least half of the performance.

The total playing time has to be 18 to 20 minutes, excluding the commissioned work.


3.Round chamber music

One from the following works:
– R. Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat major op. 47
I. Sostenuto assai – Allegro ma non troppo
– J. Brahms: Piano Quartet Nr. 1 in G minor op. 25
I. Allegro
– F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Piano Quartet in B minor op. 3
I. Allegro molto

To be played with repetitions.

 

CATEGORY C

1.Round

– One work by J. S. Bach, e.g. Prelude and Fugue from “The Well-Tempered Clavier” or movements from Partitas, Englisch and French Suites

– One virtuos Etude

– One work or parts from a work by R. Schumann

The total playing time has to be 18 to 20 minutes.


2.Round

– One work or several works or particular movements from Classical Age until Present Age

– One commissioned work written by Manfred Trojahn (approx. 4 minutes playtime). The scores will be sent with the admission to the 2nd Round.

– One work or parts from a work by R. Schumann. The work by Schumann has to represent at least half of the performance.

The total playing time has to be 25 to 30 minutes, excluding the commissioned work.


3.Round chamber music

One from the following works:
– R. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major op. 44
I. Allegro brillante
– J. Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor op. 34
I. Allegro ma non troppo
– A. Dvorák: Piano Quintet Nr. 2 in A major op. 81
I. Allegro, ma non tanto
To be played with repetitions.