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The competition consists of Preliminary Rounds (Round 1-3) and a Final. Judging will be based on the contestants’ performances of their selection from the set pieces.

Round 1

Contestants play the following pieces in the order of (A), (B), and (C). The performance time shall be between 20 minutes and 25 minutes in total. The repetition shall be at one's discretion.

(A) J. S. BACH: one piece from "The Well-Tempered Clavier",vol. I or vol. II
(B) F. CHOPIN: one piece from either Etude Op. 10 or Op. 25
*Contestants may play the same piece that they performed during the Initial Selections.
(C) Piece(s) composed after 1900
*Contestants may NOT play the same piece that they performed during the Initial Selections.

Round 2

Contestants will be required to play the following pieces in the order of (A) and (B). The performance time shall be no more than 45 minutes in total.

(A) HAYDN, MOZART, or BEETHOVEN: all the movements of a sonata
(B) Piece(s) of your choice by SCHUMANN, BRAHMS, SCHUBERT, MENDELSSOHN, CHOPIN, or LISZT

*You may choose pieces by multiple composers.
*In the case of a sonata, you must play all of its movements.

Round 3

Contestants play the following pieces in the order of (A), (B), and (C).

(A)

W. A. MOZART: one variation of your choice from the list below. The repetition shall be at one's discretion.

  • 6 Variations in F major on the aria "Salve tu, Domine" from the opera "I filosofi immaginari" by Giovanni Paisiello, K. 398 
  • 10 Variations in G major on the aria "Unser dummer Pöbel meint" from "La rencontre imprévue" by Christoph Willibald Gluck, K. 455
  • 12 Variations on an Allegretto in B flat major, K. 500 
  • 9 Variations in D major on a Menuet by Jean-Pierre Duport, K. 573

(B)

A piece commissioned for this competition (about 5 minutes in length)
Commissioned Composer for this competition: Noriko KOIDE

(C)

Contestants will select one of the piano quartets listed below and play with the string players specified by the Office. Use the scores of Henle edition for SCHUMANN and BRAHMS and the score of International Music edition for FAURE. The repetition will be played.

  • R. SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47 
  • J. BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 
  • G. FAURE: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15

String Players

Violin: Natsumi TAMAI   Tamaki KAWAKUBO
Viola: Kaoru OHNO   Kenta MATSUMI 
Cello: Fumiaki KONO   Yoko HASEGAWA

Final

Contestants will be required to play one concerto of their choice from the list below with orchestral accompaniment.

Orchestra: Seto Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Naoto OTOMO

(A) L. BEETHOVEN

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op. 58
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 (Emperor)

(B) F. CHOPIN

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Op. 11
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Op. 21

(C) R. SCHUMANN

Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 54

(D) F. LISZT

Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat major
Piano Concerto No.2 in A major

(E) J. BRAHMS

Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor Op. 15

(F) C. SAINT-SAENS

Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor Op. 22
Piano Concerto No.4 in C minor Op. 44
Piano Concerto No.5 in F major Op. 103

(G) P. TCHAIKOVSKY

Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor Op. 23

(H) E. H. GRIEG

Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16

(I) S. RACHMANINOV

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Op. 18
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor Op. 30

Finalists' Concert

Finalists will be required to perform in the Finalists' Concert at the Award Ceremony venue. However, there will be no performance fee paid.

* The musical score of the commissioned piece will be sent to contestants with the initial selection results.
* Contestants may not perform this piece publicly before this competition.
* Contestants may not be involved in performances outside this competition during the period of the competition. This rule does not apply to any contestants who have been eliminated from the competition at an earlier stage.