Cao Bolai

Chiny/ China



I etap / I stage

D. Scarlatti – Sonata in D minor, K. 1

L. van Beethoven – Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81 a

  1. Les Adieux: Adagio – Allegro 
  2. L’Absence: Andante espressivo 
  3. Le Retour: Vivacissimamente

C. Debussy – L’isle Joyeuse

F. Liszt – Transcendental Etude No. 10 Appasionata


II etap / II stage

I. J. Paderewski – Miscellanea: Melody, Op. 16 No. 2 

I. J. Paderewski – Miscellanea: Un Moment Musical, Op. 16 No. 6

I. J. Paderewski – Humoresques de Concert: Cracovienne fantastique, Op. 14 No. 6

J. Haydn – Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI:48

Andante con espressione

Rondo. Presto.

F. Chopin – Nocturne in C minor No. 1, Op. 48

F. Liszt – Réminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418



Półfinał / Semi-final

M. Dobrzyński – Moving frames

F. Chopin – Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49

S. Prokofiev – Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82

Allegro moderato


Tempo di valzer lentissimo


W. A. Mozart – Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488



Allegro assai


Finał / Final

S. Rachmaninov – Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 

Allegro ma non tanto

Intermezzo: Adagio

Finale: Alla breve

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Partner of the International Paderewski Piano Competition is Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region.