Program requirements: PIANO | DUO | TRIO | SRING QUARTET | QUINTET


The repertoire of Piano Competition


General rules
  • Each participant shall prepare a programme following the repertoire requirements below. The selected programme should be stated in the application form.
  • Pianists - Soloists all programs of all Rounds should perform by MEMORY.
  • Compositions in different rounds cannot be repeated.
  • During the First Round, the jury has the right to ask to perform only one or several movements of the Sonata.
  • The Piano Concerto in the Final will be performed with the Kaunas Symphony Orchestra.
  • Participants who have logged in to their artistDB account will be able to change their programs and performance order until 15 February 2022
  • Participants will be required to perform their programs in the order of their own choice finally made in artistDB on 15 February 2022
  • Jury members could stop unprofessional performance.

  • PRESELECTION ROUND VIDEO: may be submitted, changed or modified until 31 January 2022.
    (The applicant must provide a valid YouTube video performance link about 10 - 15 minutes, where he/she/they performs a free program. Editing of the video recordings is prohibited, but different pieces may be recorded at different times and in different locations.)
    I ROUND
    1) One J. S. Bach French or English Suite or Partita
    2) A choice of Piano Sonata by a XX century composer listed below:
      • S. Prokofiev • R. Shchedrin • P. Hindemith • A. Berg • B. Bartók • K. Szymanowski • I. Stravinsky • D. Shostakovich
    3) S. Vainiūnas. "Pakalnutės žydi" ("The Lilies of the Valley are in Bloom") from the cycle "Gimtinės pievos" ("Meadows of Homeland") · Op. 31
    II ROUND
    1) S. Vainiūnas. Pieces solo or from the cycles listed below, in any combination. (Duration 5-10 min.)
    • "Mažoji vabzdžių siuita" ("Little Insect Suite") · Op. 7
    • "Gimtinės pievos" ("Meadows of Homeland") · Op. 31
    • "Ballad" · D minor
    • "Aštuonios nuotaikos" ("Eight Moods") · Op. 43
    • "Sonata-fantasy"
    • "Rauda" ("Lament")
    2) One or more C. Debussy or M. Ravel compositions or cycle. (Duration 10-15 min.)

    3) One or more compositions of the Composers listed below. (Duration 10-15 min.)
      • F. Chopin • R. Schumann • F. Liszt • J. Brahms

    FINAL - one of the Piano Concertos listed below:
    We remind you that the 500 EUR special prize will be awarded for the best performance of S. Vainiūnas' Piano Concerto.
    • S. Vainiūnas · Piano Concerto No. 2 · Op. 22
    • S. Vainiūnas · Piano Concerto No. 4 · Op. 40
    You can also choose from other Piano Concertos:
    • W. A. Mozart · Piano Concerto No. 20 · D minor · K. 466
    • W. A. Mozart · Piano Concerto No. 23 · A major · K. 488
    • >W. A. Mozart · Piano Concerto No. 24 · C minor · K. 491
    • L. van Beethoven · Piano Concerto No. 1 · C major · Op. 15
    • L. van Beethoven · Piano Concerto No. 2 · B flat major · Op. 19
    • >L. van Beethoven · Piano Concerto No. 3 · C minor · Op. 37

    For scores of S. Vainiunas' pieces please contact us by e-mail: info@ipmc.lt
    Program requirements: PIANO | DUO | TRIO | SRING QUARTET | QUINTET

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