Smetana International Piano Competition 15.3. - 20.3. 2016
Czech republic | Pilsen
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Second category repertoire

Second category repertoire

(age limit: up to 20 years)

  • Competitors born in 1998 and later.
  • The competition consists of two rounds.

Programme - first round

  • The time limit for the entire first round is 20 minutes.
  • A shorter performing time of  B. Smetana´s works will result in the disqualification of the competitor.
  • The composition of a free choice of candidate must be played as the last one.
  • 1. one concerto etude of a virtuoso character chosen from the works of these composers:
    F. Chopin, F. Liszt, B. Smetana, S. Rachmaninov, A. Scriabin
  • 2. B. Smetana: free choice of one or more compositions of not less than seven minutes duration
  • 3. the competitor´s free choice of  Czech or the world´s compositions from the romantic period

Programme - second round

  • The time limit for the entire second round is 30 minutes.
  • A shorter performing time of B. Smetana´s works will result in the disqualification of the competitor.
  • The composition of a free choice of candidate must be played as the last one.
  • 1. a rapid movement from a classical sonata by one of the following composers:
    J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, J. L. Dusik, J. V. H. Vorisek
    or one rondo chosen from the works of  W. A. Mozart or L. van Beethoven
  • 2. B. Smetana: free choice of compositions of not less than ten minutes´ duration.
    No work by B. Smetana included in the previous round may be performed in this round.
  • 3. competitor´s free choice of one or more compositions
    No work included in the previous round may be performed in this round.

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