Preliminary auditions - dates

THE PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS

to the 12th International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz


 

Shanghai            

May 11th - 12th, 2022

Yamaha Music & Electronics (China) Co., Ltd.

2F, Yunhedasha, 1818 Xinzha-lu, Jingan-qu,

Shanghai, P.R China

 

Sacile                                                          

May 24th - 25th, 2022

Fazioli Concert Hall in Sacile

Fazioli Pianoforti S.p.A.

Via Ronche, 47, 33077 Sacile PN, Italy

 

Seoul                                                            

May 24th - 25th, 2022

Yamaha Music Korea Ltd.

Yamaha Music Communication Center,

2F, Prudential Tower, 298, Gangnam-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea

 

Tokyo                                                          

May 31st - June 1st, 2022   

Yamaha Artist Service Tokyo

Yamaha Ginza Building Annex

Ginza 7-10-14, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

 

Warsaw                                                        

June 6th – 8th, 2022

The Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw

Ostrogski Palace

1 Okólnik Street, 00-368 Warsaw

 

Vienna                                                          

June 8th – 9th, 2022

Yamaha Music Central Europe GmbH Branch Austria

Schleiergasse 20, 1100 Vienna, Austria

 

New York                                                    

June 22nd – 23rd, 2022      

Yamaha Artist Services, Inc.

689 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor, (entrance on 54th St.)

New York, NY 10022, USA

 

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RULES


 

REPERTOIRE FOR PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS (maximum - 30 minutes)

 

1. Each competitor of preliminary auditions shall perform:

a) 2 virtuoso etudes (one of them by F. Chopin);

b) the first or more movements of a classical sonata (yet always inclusively with the first movement);

c) one or two works of competitor’s choice, in different character, but not from the classical period.



ONLY IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES

 

A pianist who on some well substantiated grounds proves he/she is incapable of participating in the Preliminary Auditions shall receive the approval of the Competition Office to send the recording presenting the Preliminary Auditions repertoire on DVD by June 15th, 2022 at the address of the Paderewski Music Association in Bydgoszcz.

 

NOTICE:

The recording shall present the performance of the pianist’s hands, his/her whole silhouette and right profile; it shall be taken with one camera, without any editing. To improve sound quality the use of external microphones is advised.

 

The recording shall be signed by the applicant and its authenticity must be confirmed by the pianist’s recent professor or other known musician. Said confirmation shall also contain a telephone number, facilitating - if need be - direct contact.



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The Competition is financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Republic of Poland from the Fund of the Promotion of Culture, obtained from subsidies established in games covered by the state monopoly, in accordance with Article 80 (1) of the Act of 19 November 2009 on gambling games, as part of the “Music” program, implemented by the National Institute of Music and Dance and the City of Bydgoszcz.
Partner of the International Paderewski Piano Competition is Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region.