Aarhus International Piano Competition 2021 has been cancelled

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February 26 - March 6 2021, Aarhus, Denmark
February 26 - March 6 2021
Aarhus, Denmark

Repertoire

General Conditions

 

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
  • Symfonisk suite, op. 8
  • 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