Repertoire

 

 

General Conditions

  • The whole repertoire must be played by memory. 
  • Participants are allowed to play pieces from their preliminary repertoire in the competition.
  • In 2nd Round participants are not allowed to repeat any of the pieces that they already played in 1st Round.
  • The performance duration in the 1st and 2nd rounds should be approx. 25 minutes.   The allowed minimum performance duration is 20 minutes, the allowed maximum performance duration is 30 minutes. 
  • Regarding the repertoire of free choice: Participants are allowed to play single movements of pieces.

 

 

Repertoire Category A


1st Round

25 minutes repertoire, including one of the following works of Carl Nielsen:

  • 5 klaverstykker,  op. 3
  • Humoreske Bagateller, op. 11
  • Klavermusik for Smaa og Store, op. 53 (an excerpt of own choice with the minimum duration of 6 minutes)


The rest of the repertoire is of free choice.

 

2nd Round

25 minutes of free repertoire

 

 

Repertoire Category B


1st Round

25 minutes repertoire, including one of the following works of Carl Nielsen:

  • 5 klaverstykker,  op. 3
  • Chaconne, op. 32
  • Tema med variationer, op. 40
  • Tre klaverstykker, op. 59

 

The rest of the repertoire is of free choice.

 

2nd Round

25 minutes of free repertoire

 

3rd Round

The first movement of one of the following piano concertos, performed with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra:

  • L.v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3 in c minor, op. 37
  • L.v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73
  • F. Chopin: Piano Concerto no.1 in e minor, op. 11
  • F. Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2  in f minor, op. 21
  • R. Schumann: Piano Concerto in a minor, op. 54
  • E. Grieg: Piano Concerto in a minor, op. 16
  • P.I. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1 in b-flat minor, op. 23
  • S. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 3 in d minor, op. 30

 

 

Carl Nielsen Repertoire

The Carl Nielsen sheet music can be bought following this link: http://www.kb.dk/en/nb/dcm/cnu/index.html