International Chopin Piano Competition for Young Pianists

The 3rd International Chopin Piano Competition for Young Pianists

December 1-5,  2013

Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia

The Contest is arranged by

  • The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
  • The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Karelia
  • Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatory (the Academy)
  • Polish Cultural Institute in Saint Petersburg

Age Categories

  • age group I  – Junior - 11-13 years old
  • age group II – Middle - 14-15 years old
  • age group III – Senior - 16-19 years old
  • age group IV  - Young - 20-24 years old

Award
Winners are awarded with diplomas (1, 2, 3 degrees), diplomas, valuable gifts, scholarships. Laureates receive the 1st Degree Diploma

Repertoire for competition
includes works by Frederic Chopin only

Age group  max 10 -12 minutes
a complete performance of several works of different genre

Age group II group - max 12 -15 minutes
a complete performance of several works of different genre

Age group III
1st Round – max 15 -17 minutes
a complete performance of
- one or two Preludes or Mazurkas
- one Etude op.10 (except №6) or op.25 (except №7)
- one Polonaise
2nd Round
- one Nocturne
- one of the following works: Ballade, Scherzo, Fantaisie, Variations brillantes

Age group IV
1st Round – max 17-20 minutes
a complete performance of
- two or three Mazurkas
- two Etudes op.10 (except №6) or op.25 (except №7)
- one of the following works: Ballade, Scherzo, Fantaisie, Polonaise, Barcarole
2nd Round
- one Nocturne
- one Sonata or two of the following works: Ballade, Scherzo, Fantaisie, Polonaise, Barcarole (not performed at the 1st Round)

Application requirements
The application package must be sent before the 5th of November 2013 by post to Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatory. Registration is based on:

  • Application form
  • A copy of the birth certificate or  passport (original documents should be presented upon arrival)
  • A color photo in JPG format 400 Kb min. indicating applicant's full name
  • A brief artistic CV
  • Registration fee of 1500 rubles for each participant to be paid upon arrival

Contact details: 
Address: 185031 Russia, Karelia, Petrozavodsk, Leningradskaya st.16, Petrozavodsk State Academy of Music
Phone: +7 8142 672367

E-mail: info@glazunovcons.ru or viktor.portnoy@glazunovcons.ru