REPERTOIRE

REPERTOIRE

Deadline for registrations has been extended  to May 22nd, 2018

Piano Classes A and B - 2018

Preliminaries: audition video recording (20 minutes maximum)

  1. Bach: Prelude and fugue (minimum 3 voices) from Well-Tempered Clavier (we strongly recommend an Urtext edition).
    2. One virtuosity study.
    3. One work or excerpt (movement) of the contestant’s choice from the 19th (Romantic) or 20th century repertoire.

Semifinals (between 35 to 45 minutes maximum)

  1. One sonata by Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart or Schubert.
  2. One work of the contestant’s choice from the 19th (Romantic) or 20th century repertoire (work must be from a different century from that of the Preliminaries).
  3. One mandatory Canadian work to be announced.

*Considering that the imposed Canadian work will only be communicated to candidates as of July 2018, candidates moving on to the semifinals will have until August 15, 2018, to ask for adjustments to their repertoire.

Finals

  1. One concerto from the following repertoire:
  • Bartók (Nos.  2 et 3);
  • Beethoven;
  • Brahms;
  • Chopin;
  • Chostakovitch (no. 2);
  • Franck (Symphonic Variations);
  • Gershwin (Concerto in F);
  • Grieg (A minor);
  • Liszt (Nos. 1, 2 et Totentanz);
  • Mendelssohn;
  • Mozart;
  • Prokofiev (Nos.1, 2 et 3);
  • Rachmaninov (Nos.1, 2, 3 et and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini );
  • Ravel;
  • Saint-Saëns (Nos. 2, 3 et 4);
  • Schumann;
  • Tchaïkovsky (No. 1).

Harp - 2018

Preliminaries: audition demo recording (lasting no longer than 20 minutes)

  1. One work or movement(s) of the contestant’s choice from the 17th or 18th century repertoire;
  2. One work or movement(s) of the contestant’s choice from the 19th (Romantic) or 20th century repertoire;
  3. One virtuosic work in a contrasting style from the works being performed in items 1 and 2 of the Preliminaries.

Semifinals (Minimum 30 minutes; maximum 45 minutes)

  1. One sonata from the following repertoire: Taillefere (Sonate pour Harpe), Hindemith (Sonate für Harfe), Casella (Sonata per Arpa), Houdy (Sonate pour Harpe), Flagello (Sonata for Harp);
  2. One work of the contestant’s choice either from the 19th century repertoire, or from the 20th century repertoire which may contrast in style with the sonata of point no.1 of this round;
  3. One mandatory Canadian work to be announced.

*Considering that the imposed Canadian work will only be communicated to candidates as of July 2018, candidates moving on to the semifinals will have until August 15, 2018, to ask for adjustments to their repertoire.

Finals

  1. One concerto from the following repertoire :
  • Boieldieu (Concerto for Harp and Orchestra),
  • Rodrigo (Concierto de Aranjuez),
  • Schafer (Concerto for Harp and Orchestra),
  • Renié (Concerto in C Minor for Harp and Orchestra
  • Elias Parish-Alvars(Concerto in E flat Major for harp and orchestra op. 98)
  • Kelly Marie Murphy(Concerto for Harp and Orchestra)