14–25.08.2017 Astana, Kazakhstan

Piano

General Information

The competition will be held from 16th to 21th of August 2017 at the Kazakh National University of Arts address: 50 Tauelsyzdyk Ave, Astana, Kazakhstan.

Auditions will be held in the following categories:

I Category – under 12 years

Two or more diverse works. The maximum time of the performance is 10 min.

II Category – 13 – 17 years.

Free program that includes a three-voice invention or prelude and fugue by J. S. Bach from “The Well-Tempered Clavier” and virtuosic composition. The total time of the program should not exceed 12 min.

III Category – 18 – 35 years.

1st Round: Free program including compulsory work of A. Shor, prelude and fugue by J. S. Bach from “The Well Tempered Clavier" and virtuosic composition. The total time of the program should not exceed 15 min.

2nd Round: Concert with orchestra from the list:

  1. P. Tchaikovsky – Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in 3 parts.
  2. S. Rakhmaninov – Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in 3 parts.
  3. F. Liszt - Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1.

* The jury has the right to stop the competitor in case of exceeded time limit of auditions. All compositions must be played from memory.

To participate in the Competition , please register here before July 1, 2017.

Entry Fee is 100 euros. The fee should be transferred to the account specified below before July 1, 2017:

Bank: Bank of Valletta p.l.c.,
Triq Manwel Dimech, Balluta, Sliema, SLM 1051
Account Holder: European Foundation for Support of Culture
IBAN: MT19VALL22013000000040023138825
SWIFT: VALLMTMT
Payment reference: First + last name + EMG 2017

Please send to the email address emg@eufsc.eu scan (screen) of the payment order of the Bank.

 Auditions will be broadcast online on the Youtube channel. The assessment of each jury member for each participant can be seen on our website.

PRIZES:

Category I

1st Prize – the laureate diploma and 300 EUR
2nd Prize – the laureate diploma and 200 EUR
3rd Prize – the laureate diploma and 100 EUR
4th Prize – the diploma
5th Prize – the diploma
6th Prize – the diploma

Category II

1st Prize – the laureate diploma and 1000 EUR
2nd Prize – the laureate diploma and 700 EUR
3rd Prize – the laureate diploma and 300 EUR
4th Prize – the diploma
5th Prize – the diploma
6th Prize – the diploma

Category III

1st Prize – the laureate diploma and € 15 000 + concert in Malta
2nd Prize – the laureate diploma and 10 000 EUR
3rd Prize – the laureate diploma and 5 000 EUR
4th Prize – the diploma
5th Prize – the diploma
6th Prize – the diploma

The best 5 finalists will take part in Malta International Piano Competition (Total Prize Fund 200.000 Euro) which will be held in 2018. 
Malta International Piano Competition will cover all the local expenses of the contestants.

Contact as:

Tel.: +7 705 106-32-47

Mail us: emg@eufsc.eu