THE PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS
to the 11th International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz shall take place in May 2019 in the following cities:
a) Vienna May 8th–9th, 2019
Yamaha Music Central Europe
Schleiergasse 20, 1100 Vienna, Austria
b) New York May 15th-16th, 2019
Yamaha Artist Services, Inc.
689 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor,
(entrance on 54th St.)
New York, NY 10022, USA
c) Moscow May 17th-18th, 2019
Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. Leontyevsky Lane,
11, Moscow, Russia
d) Warsaw May 18th-19th, 2019
The Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw
1 Okólnik Street, 00-368 Warsaw
e) Brescia May 21st-22nd, 2019
Talent Music Master Courses
Via Gasparo da Salò 13, Brescia, Italy
f) Tokyo May 27th-28th, 2019
Yamaha Ginza Shop Concert Salon (6th floor)
7-9-14 Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan
g) Seoul May 30th, 2019
Yamaha Music Korea Ltd.
Prudential Tower 2F, Kangnam Daero 298,
Kangnam-gu Seoul City, Korea
URGENT – the preliminary audition in Shanghai is canceled, due to the low number of candidates. Pianists who applied to take part in audition in Shanghai shall send DVD.
DVD – pianists who chose DVD options:
The recording shall present the performance of the pianist’s hands, his/her whole silhouette and right profile; it shall be taken with one camera, without any editing. To improve sound quality the use of external microphones is advised.
The recording shall be signed by the applicant and its authenticity must be confirmed by the pianist’s recent professor or other known musician. Said confirmation shall also contain a telephone number, facilitating – if need be – direct contact.
REPERTOIRE FOR PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS (maximum – 30 minutes)
1. Each competitor of preliminary auditions shall perform:
a) 2 virtuoso etudes (one of them by F. Chopin);
b) the first or more movements of a classical sonata (yet always inclusively with the first movement);
c) one or two works of competitor’s choice, in different character, but not from the classical period.
Międzynarodowy Konkurs Pianistyczny im. I. J. Paderewskiego jest organizowany w ramach projektu pt. "Kujawsko-Pomorskie Menu Kulturalne 2013-2014" współfinansowanego ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego na lata 2007-2013 oraz ze środków budżetu Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego.