Міжнародний фортепіанний конкурс імені Ференца Ліста, Веймар-Байройт

Дедлайн: 01/06/2021
Місце проведення: Веймар, Німеччина
Дисципліни: Фортепіано
З: 27/10/2021 До: 07/11/2021
Обмеження за віком: до 31


  1. The 10th International FRANZ LISZT Piano Competition Weimar – Bayreuth is open to pianists of all nationalities who were born after 1 January 1990. The management may make exceptions in certain cases.
  2. The competition is comprised of a pre-selection/audition and four rounds of judging. The first round of the competition will take place in Bayreuth and all other rounds will take place in Weimar.The competition is open to the public in all four rounds.
  3. The order of performance for the competitors is determined by random selection in the form of a lottery system. All works must be performed from memory.
  4. The order of works to be performed in each level can be determined by the candidate. Programme changes are not possible after the registration deadline.
  5. The prize winners must accept their prize in person. Prizes will be awarded directly following the final concert. It is obligatory for the prize winner to take part in a prize winner’s concert in Bayreuth without receiving a fee.
  6. The competition may be recorded or transmitted and all recordings are the property of the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar. The participants agree to this and do not have any publication rights.
  7. Participants are responsible for hotel and travel costs. International participants, especially from Eastern Europe, may apply for a subsidy for these costs. No one is automatically entitled to receive a subsidy.
  8. The competition will cover accommodation costs in prearranged facilities for candidates who have reached the second round.
  9. The decision of the jury is final. An appeal of the decision is not possible.
  10. By registering, candidates accept all rules and regulations of the competition, as well as possible changes in the jury.


27 October 2021 Opening Concert | Markräfliches Opernhaus Bayreuth
28 October 2021: Opening Competition, Drawing of the Order | Musikschule Bayreuth

1st Round in Bayreuth

29 October to 31 November 2021
Venue: Musikschule Bayreuth, Richard-Wagner-Saal

2nd Round in Weimar

2 to 3 November 2021
Venue: University of Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar, Festsaal Fürstenhaus

Semi-Final in Weimar

4 November 2021, 3 pm and 7:30 pm
Venue: University of Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar, Festsaal Fürstenhaus

Final Concert in Weimar

6 November 2021, 7:30 pm | Weimarhalle
with the Staatskapelle Weimar
Laureate Concert in Bayreuth7 November 2021, 8 pm | Zentrum Bayreuth


1st prize – 12 000 euros, sponsored by the NEUE LISZT STIFTUNG

2nd prize – 8 000 euros

3rd prize – 5 000 euros


Preliminary round with video recordings

a) Frédéric Chopin: a choice of one étude
b) Franz Liszt: a choice of one étude
c) Franz Liszt: one or more works from Années de Pèlerinage I or II (excluding Après une lecture du Dante and Venezia e Napoli)
The total length must not be longer than 20 minutes altogether.

1st Round

a) Johann Sebastian Bach: a choice of one prelude and fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier I or II
b) Franz Liszt: a choice of one étude (the same étude from the preliminary round is possible)
c) Camille Saint-Saëns: a choice of one étude from op. 52 or op. 111
d) Franz Schubert/Franz Liszt: a choice of one lied transcription
e) Franz Liszt: a choice of a further lied transcription

2nd Round

a) Joseph Haydn: a choice of one sonata or
Ludwig van Beethoven: a choice of one sonata (excluding op. 49, 54, 78, 106)
b) Camille Saint-Saëns: one original work of the participant’s choice (the same étude from the 1st round is not possible)
c) Franz Liszt: works of the participant’s choice, transcriptions are possible and at least one late work should be included from: Années de Pèlerinage III, Nuages gris, Trauergondel I and II, Richard Wagner-Venezia, Unstern!- Sinistre, Bagatelle sans tonalité, Valse oubliée I-IV, 2., 3. or 4. Mephisto-Walzes (approx. 30 minutes), the same Liszt work from the preliminary round c) is also possible
The duration of the programme for the 2nd round must not exceed 60 minutes.


Franz Liszt: Sonata in B minor


Franz Liszt: Two of the following works:
Piano Concerto in E-flat major, Piano Concerto in A major, Totentanz  (Paraphrase on Dies Irae)
The jury will decide which of the prepared works shall be performed in the finale.

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