Coimbra World Piano Meeting
Figueira da Foz International Piano Prize
Figueira da Foz International Prize 2022
The festival will include one International Piano Competition, selecting 3 students to perform with orchestra on the 4th September 2022
The competition will consist of three rounds:
- Chopin – Op. 10 nr. 1/2/4/7/8/11 or Op. 25 nr. 6/8/10/11
- Debussy – Pour les degrés chromatiques / Pour les arpèges composés
- Liszt – Transcendental Etudes: “Mazeppa” / “Feux Follets” / “Wilde Jagd” / “Allegro Agitato Molto” / “Chasse-neige”
- Prokofiev – Op. 2 nr. 1 or 3
- Rachmaninov – Op 33/6 or Op.39 nr. 3 or 6
3 pianists will be selected from the semifinals, should their level in the semifinal reach the standard considered appropriate by the jury, to perform one concerto from the following list:
- Mendelssohn – Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 or Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40
- Schumann – Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
- Chopin – Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
1st prize: 600 €
1. Competitors who are not ready to perform when called upon to do so may be disqualified.
2. The Jury retains the right to stop a performance if the competitor exceeds the allotted time.
3. Competitors cannot appeal against the decisions of the Jury.
4. Works must be performed by memory.
5. The jury reserves the right to select less finalists/prizewinners if the level of the performances is below the standard considered appropriate by the jury to perform as soloist with orchestra.