PIANO PROGRAMME

1st Round

1) J. S. Bach French or English Suite or Partita; 

2) A choice of sonata by a XX century composer (the jury has a right to listen to one or several parts of a sonata):

  • S. Prokofiev

  • R. Ščedrin

  • P. Hindemith

  • A. Berg

  • B. Bartók

  • K. Szymanowski

  • I. Stravinsky

  • D. Shostakovich

3) S. Vainiūnas - „The Lilies of the Valley are in Bloom“ from the suite „Meadows of Homeland“ (Homeland‘s Meadows), Op. 31.

 

2nd Round

1) S. Vainiūnas. A choice of solo piece (5-10 min.) from:

  • Small Insect Suite (Little Insect Suite), Op. 7 

  • Meadows of Homeland (Homeland‘s Meadow), Op. 31

  • Ballad in D minor 

  • Eight Moods, Op. 43

  • Sonata-fantasy;

  • Lament

2) A piece/pieces by C. Debussy or M. Ravel (one or both authors) or cycle. Duration 10-15 min.

3) A piece by F. Chopin, R. Schumann, F. Liszt, J. Brahms or several pieces by one composer. Duration 10-15 min.

Note: The same piece could be performed once during the all rounds of the competition.

 

Final (with the orchestra)

 

A choice of one concerto:

 

1. S. Vainiūnas. Concerto No. 4, Op. 40;

2. W. A. Mozart Concerto for piano and orchestra Nr. 12 A-dur K.414

3. W. A. Mozart Concerto for piano and orchestra Nr. 17 G-dur K.453

4. W. A. Mozart Concerto for piano and orchestra Nr. 20 d-moll K.466

5. W. A. Mozart Concerto for piano and orchestra Nr. 23 A-dur K.488

6. W. A. Mozart Concerto for piano and orchestra Nr. 24 c-moll K.491

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duo (piano and violin):

Selection Round

1. A choice of one piece:

 

W. A. Mozart Sonatas for piano and violin:

KV 374d (376), F-dur;

KV 374e (377) F-dur;

KV 317d (378) B-dur;

373a (379) G-dur;

KV 374f (380) Es dur;

KV 454 B-dur;

KV 481 Es-dur;

KV 526 A-dur

L. Van Beethoven. Sonatas for piano and violin.

 

2. S. Vainiūnas, Sonata for violin and piano.

 

Final

1. One piece by a romantic composer (Sonata form).

2. A choice of one piece by the 20th or 21st century composer (duration about 20 minutes)

 

Piano Trio (piano, violin, cello):

Selection Round

1. A choice of one clasical composers:

J. Haydn.
W. A. Mozart.
L. van Beethoven.

 

2. S. Vainiūnas - Piano Trio.

 

Final

1. A choice of one Romantic piece.

2. A choice of one piece by the 20th or 21st century composer (duration about 20 minutes)

 

Piano Quintet (piano, two violins, viola and cello):

Selection Round

 

1. A choice of one piece:

Johannes Brahms - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

Antonín Dvořák - Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81 

Edward Elgar - Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

César Franck - Piano Quintet in F minor, M.7

Max Reger - Piano Quintet No. 2 in C minor, Op. 64 

 

2. A choice of one piece:

Stasys Vainiūnas - Piano Quintet No. 1

Stasys Vainiūnas - Piano Quintet No. 2

 

Final

1. One piece by a romantic composer

2. One piece from the 20th and 21st century period

 

 

NOTES FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLES:

1) The same piece could be performed once during the all rounds of the competition.
2) The jury of the chamber ensembles has a right to listen only to a part of the piece performed. 

3) It is recommended to include into the program a piece by the composer from country represented.

4) During the registration participants must present scores of the competition program (2 copies of each piece).

5) Works proposed to the First Round program of Piano Quintets can not be included into the program of the Second Round.

 

 

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

PROGRAMME