Coimbra World Piano Meeting

Figueira da Foz International Piano Prize

Figueira da Foz International Prize 2020

The festival will include one International Piano Competition, where 3 students will be selected to perform with orchestra on the 7th February 2020.

1) Repertoire

The competition will consist of three rounds:

Selection round (solo):
 
-1 Etude, among the following:

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

 
-1 Work chosen by the candidate 
 
The jury will finish the candidate’s audition at the 10th minute.
 
Semifinal (solo):
6 pianists may be selected.
 

Free choice repertoire (max. 15 minutes)
The candidate may not repeat works from the selection round.

Final with Orchestra:

3 pianists will be selected, should their level reach the standard considered appropriate by the jury.

W. A. Mozart

Concerto No. 20, in D minor, K. 466 
Concerto No. 21, in C major, K. 467

Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto No. 4, in G major, Op. 58
Concerto No. 5, in E flat major, Op. 73

Felix Mendelssohn
 
Concerto No. 1, in G minor, Op. 25
Concerto No. 2, in D minor, Op. 40

2) Prizes

1st prize:  600 €

3) Rules

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.