Professional Pianist Category 

Win a total amount of R80 000, Invitations to concerts, Special prizes & Material awards

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Professional Pianist Category 

Entry Requirements:

  • Born in or after 1985

Audition Round (YouTube link):

  • One Etude by Chopin, one Waltz and Mazurka by Chopin and one Nocturne by Chopin.

  • Duration: Minimum of 15minutes. 

 

Semi Final Round:

  • 12 Selected Participants

  • Duration: Minimum of 25 minutes.

  • Program: ​

    • ONE Virtuosic Etude from Op.10 or Op.25 and one of the following:

      • a Preludes by Chopin (one of the following parts: 1-6, 7-12, 13-18, 19-24)

      • a whole opus of Chopin Mazurkas 

      • a Polonaise by Chopin 

      • an optional piece by Chopin - except from the already played categories, sonatas and concerts

Final Round: 

  • Up to 4 Participants

  • Program: 

    • Piano Concerto No.1 or No.2 by Chopin

The Repertoire:

The repertoire listed on the application form can be changed until the end of May 2020. The repertoire printed in the program brochure is definitive. The competitors should play the pieces from memory​.

 

Performance Duration:

If the time limit is exceeded, the Jury has the right to stop the performance and deduct scores.

 

Prizes:

 
  • Total amount R80 000

  • Invitations to concerts

  • Special prizes

  • Material awards.

Entry Fee:

R2250.00

 

The entry fee is not refundable, even in case of withdrawal or no-appearing for auditions.​

How to Enter:

Enter online in 4 easy steps

  • Step 1 - Upload your audition video to YouTube

  • Step 2 - Pay your entry fee

  • Step 3 - Complete your online entry form

  • Step 4 - Send us an email

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Win a total amount of R80 000, Invitations to concerts, Special prizes & Material

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Competition Dates

· Online Application:

  1 December 2019 – 30 June 2020

 

· Semi-Finals:

  24 - 25 September 2020

 

· Final Round:

  26 September 2020

 

Venue:

· Gauteng - South Africa

 

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