Piano

Competition Programmes for Pianists

Age category A – children up to 10 years of age (born after May 1, 2008)

Preliminary Round (DVD or YouTube link)

  1. One study
  2. A cantilena piece

The presented pieces do not have to be from the programme of the competition

Round I

  1. A polyphonic piece by J. S. Bach
  2. One study by C. Czerny
  3. A cantilena piece
  4. A sonatina or sonata (a whole or parts) by one of the following composers:
    • F. J. Haydn
    • M. Clementi
    • F. Kuhlau
    • W. A. Mozart
    • L. van Beethoven

Duration of the programme in Round I should not exceed 15 minutes

Round II – accompanied by chamber orchestra

One of the following pieces:

  • L. Sumera Kolm maailmaimet (“Three Wonders of the World”) Score (pdf, 5.5 MB)
  • R. Kangro Kassikontsert (“Concerto of a Cat”)
  • R. Laur Tüdruk ja draakon (“The Girl and the Dragon”) Score (pdf, 1.1 MB)
  • Ü. Krigul Vool veel (“Flow on the Water”) Score and Score-piano reduction (pdf)

All pieces must be performed from memory and without repetitions.

 

Age category B – children 11 – 13 years of age (born May 1, 2005 – May 1, 2008)

Preliminary Round (DVD or YouTube link)

  1. One study
  2. A cantilena piece

The presented pieces do not have to be from the programme of the competition

Round I

  1. Tõnis Kaumann Specially commissioned piece: Tilga järel langes tilk (“Drop after drop dropped”)  Score (pdf, 222 KB)
  2. J. S. Bach two contrasting parts from a French Suite
  3. One study or a masterly piece
  4. A fast movement of a sonata by J. Haydn or W. A. Mozart

Duration of the programme in Round I should not exceed 20 minutes.

Round II – accompanied by chamber orchestra

One of the following piano concertos:

  • J. Haydn Concerto in D major, Hob. XVIII:11, movements 2 and 3
  • W. A. Mozart Concerto in C major No 8, K 246, movement I
  • W. A. Mozart Concerto in A major No 12, K 414, movement I

All pieces must be performed from memory and without repetitions.

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