Міжнародний конкурс піаністів Паломи О’Ші Сантандер

Конкурси Фортепіано2022
Дедлайн: 18/10/2021
Місце проведення: Сантандер, Іспанія
Дисципліни: Фортепіано
З: 25/07/2022 До: 05/08/2022
Обмеження за віком: до 31

CALENDAR

REGISTRATION

July 5th – October 18th, 2021

PRE-SELECTION

March – April 2022
Madrid, Moscow, New York, Paris

FIRST STAGE

20 participants. Recital
July 25th – July 27th, 2022
Santander. Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria. Sala Pereda

SEMI-FINAL

12 participants. Recital and Chamber Music July 29th – August 1st, 2022
Sala Pereda

FINAL

6 participants. Symphony Orchestra Concerto
August 3rd – August 4th, 2022
Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria. Sala Argenta
Within the program of the 71st Santander International Festival

CLOSING GALA AND AWARDS CEREMONY

August 5th, 2022 Sala Argenta

SANTANDER JURY
Joaquín Achúcarro (president)
Claudio Martínez-Mehner (vice-president) Alondra de la Parra (vice-president)
Rena Shereshevskaya (vice-president) Péter Csaba
Barry Douglas
Akiko Ebi
Márta Gulyás
Hüseyin Sermet

PRE-SELECTION JURY
Márta Gulyás (president)
Alexander Kandelaki
Luis Fernando Pérez

PRIZES AND AWARDS

FIRST PRIZE Gold Medal. € 30,000. Concerts in Spain and abroad Presentations in halls of international prestige
CD recording under Naxos label
“SANTANDER GRAND PRIX” DISTINCTION € 3,000 (awarded to the winner if unanimously granted)

SECOND PRIZE Silver Medal. € 20,000. Concerts in Spain and abroad

THIRD PRIZE Bronze Medal. € 10,000. Concerts in Spain and abroad

FINALIST PRIZE € 5,000

AUDIENCE AWARD To be announced

SPECIAL AWARD TO THE BEST CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMER € 3,000. Concert with members of the Cuarteto Casals

SEMI-FINALIST DIPLOMA € 1,620

FIRST STAGE PARTICIPANT DIPLOMA € 540

SEMI-FINAL Cuarteto Casals

FINAL Orquesta Sinfónica Radiotelevisión Española Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

REPERTOIRE

Sonatas and chamber music works shall be played without repetitions, except for those unavoidable.

ADMISSION. Recording
Maximum duration: 25 minutes. Free-election solo piano works of at least two, preferably three, different styles, including virtuoso works. Single movements are accepted.

  1. PRE-SELECTION. Recital
    Maximum duration: 40 minutes. It must include:

    1. a)  A classical work by Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig vanBeethoven or Muzio Clementi.
    2. b)  One work of romantic style.
    3. c)  One or more virtuoso work/s of any style.
  2. 6.4  FIRST STAGE. Recital
    Maximum duration: 50 minutes. May include works played during the Pre- selection.
    Must include by mandate a work from each of the following a), b) and c) items below. Additionally, other works of free-election may be included as long as the established maximum duration is not exceeded.

a) A sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven (except for Op. 49, Op. 54, and Op. 79)

or by Joseph Haydn, to be chosen from the following: No. 33 Hob XVI:20 in C minor
No. 34 Hob XVI:33 in D major
No. 35 Hob XVI:43 in A flat major

No. 36 Hob XVI:21 in C major
No. 37 Hob XVI:22 in E major
No. 38 Hob XVI:23 in F major
No. 39 Hob XVI:24 in D major
No. 42 Hob XVI:27 in G major
No. 43 Hob XVI:28 in E flat major No. 44 Hob XVI:29 in F major
No. 46 Hob XVI:31 in E major
No. 47 Hob XVI:32 in B minor
No. 49 Hob XVI:36 in C sharp minor No. 50 Hob XVI:37 in D major

No. 51 Hob XVI:38 in E flat major No. 52 Hob XVI:39 in G major No. 53 Hob XVI:34 in E minor No. 57 Hob XVI:47 in F major No. 58 Hob XVI:48 in C major No. 59 Hob XVI:49 in E flat major No. 60 Hob XVI:50 in C major
No. 61 Hob XVI:51 in D major
No. 62 Hob XVI:52 in E flat major

  1. b)  A relevant work of the romantic period.
  2. c)  A work by Béla Bartók, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, AlexanderScriabin, Arnold Schönberg, Igor Stravinsky, Oliver Messiaen, Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Elliott Carter, or George Crumb.
  3. No. 61 Hob XVI:51 in D major

    No. 62 Hob XVI:52 in E flat major

    1. b)  A relevant work of the romantic period.
    2. c)  A work by Béla Bartók, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, AlexanderScriabin, Arnold Schönberg, Igor Stravinsky, Oliver Messiaen, Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Elliott Carter, or George Crumb.

    6.5 SEMI-FINAL. Recital
    Maximum duration: 60 minutes. It must not include works from the Pre- selection nor from the First Stage. It must contain a work from each of the following a), b) and c) items below. Additionally, other free-election works may be played as long as the maximum duration established is not exceeded. If the participant had time remaining and wished to add a further work, he/she will compulsorily include a work by either Maurice Ravel or Claude Debussy.

    a)

    A work selected from the following: – By Isaac Albéniz:

    One of the Iberia pieces, except “Évocation”. (Free scores available on the Competition website)
    La Vega
    Azulejos

    Navarra
    – From Enrique Granados’ Goyescas:

    Los requiebros
    Coloquio en la reja
    El fandango del candil
    Quejas, o la maja y el ruiseñor El pelele
    El Amor y la Muerte

    – By Manuel de Falla: Fantasía Baetica

    – By Federico Mompou:
    Variations on a Theme by Chopin

    One of the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sonatas (according to Bärenreiter Edition):

    No. 1 in C major, K 279
    No. 2 in F major, K 280
    No. 3 in B flat major, K 281
    No. 4 in E flat major, K 282
    No. 5 in G major, K 283
    No. 6 in D major, K 284
    No. 7 in C major, K 309
    No. 8 in A minor, K 310
    No. 9 in D major, K 311
    No. 10 in C major, K 330
    No. 11 in A major, K 331 Turkish March
    No. 12 in F major, K 332
    No. 13 in B flat major, K 333
    No. 14 in C minor, K 457
    No. 15 in F major, K 533/494
    No. 16 in C major, K 545 Sonata facile o semplice
    No. 17 in B flat major, K 570
    No. 18 in D major, K 576

    A work to be chosen from among the following:

    • –  By Franz Schubert:Sonata in D major, Op. 53, D 850
      Sonata in A major, Op. 120, D 664
      Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D 958
      Sonata No. 16 in A minor, Op. 42, D 845
      Fantasie in C major, Op. 15, D 760 Wanderer fantasy Impromptus, Op. 90, D 899Impromptus, Op. 142, D 935
    • –  By Robert Schumann:Carnival, Op. 9
      Sonata No. 1 en F sharp minor, Op. 11
      Symphonic Études, Op. 13
      Kreisleriana, Op. 16
      Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
      Humoreske in B flat major, Op. 20
      Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
      Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Vienna Carnival), Op. 26
    • –  By Johannes Brahms:
      Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 1
      Sonata No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 2
      Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5
      Fantasies, Op. 116
      Piano pieces, Op. 119
      Variations on Theme by Paganini in A minor, Op. 35
    • –  By Franz Liszt:
      Sonata in B minor, S178
      Après une lecture du Dante, fantasia quasi sonata Selection of “12 Études d’exécution transcendante”, S.139
    • –  By Frédéric Chopin:
      Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 Funeral March Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58
      Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
      Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op.31
      Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39
      Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54
    • Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47 Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

      24 Preludes, Op. 28
      Phantasy in F minor, Op. 49
      Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
      Études, Op. 10
      Études, Op. 25
      (Should the candidate decide to include in his/her program scherzos, ballades, or the Barcarolle, he/she should select always a minimum of two works, which may be freely combined, i.e.: Two scherzos, two ballades, a scherzo and a ballade, the Barcarolle and a scherzo, or the Barcarolle and a ballade. If choosing études, he/she shall either include all of Op. 10 or all of Op. 25).

      • –  By Felix Mendelssohn:
        Fantasy in F sharp minor, Op. 28 Sonate Eccossaise
      • –  By Modest Mussorgsky:
        Tableaux d’une exposition (Pictures at an exhibition)
      • –  By Carl Maria von Weber:
        Sonata No. 2 in A flat major, Op. 39, J. 199 Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 49, J. 206
      • –  By Sergei Rachmaninov:
        Variations on a Theme by Corelli, Op. 42
        Variations on a Theme by Chopin, Op. 22
        Selection of Preludes (Opp. 23 and 32) and Études (Opp. 33 and 39). This selection should be of minimum 20 minutes duration.
      • –  By Alexander Scriabin:
        Sonata No. 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 23
        Sonata No. 4 in F sharp major, Op. 30
        Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
        Selection of Études (Opp. 8 and 42). This selection should be of minimum 15 minutes duration.
      • Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47 Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

        24 Preludes, Op. 28
        Phantasy in F minor, Op. 49
        Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
        Études, Op. 10
        Études, Op. 25
        (Should the candidate decide to include in his/her program scherzos, ballades, or the Barcarolle, he/she should select always a minimum of two works, which may be freely combined, i.e.: Two scherzos, two ballades, a scherzo and a ballade, the Barcarolle and a scherzo, or the Barcarolle and a ballade. If choosing études, he/she shall either include all of Op. 10 or all of Op. 25).

        • –  By Felix Mendelssohn:
          Fantasy in F sharp minor, Op. 28 Sonate Eccossaise
        • –  By Modest Mussorgsky:
          Tableaux d’une exposition (Pictures at an exhibition)
        • –  By Carl Maria von Weber:
          Sonata No. 2 in A flat major, Op. 39, J. 199 Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 49, J. 206
        • –  By Sergei Rachmaninov:
          Variations on a Theme by Corelli, Op. 42
          Variations on a Theme by Chopin, Op. 22
          Selection of Preludes (Opp. 23 and 32) and Études (Opp. 33 and 39). This selection should be of minimum 20 minutes duration.
        • –  By Alexander Scriabin:
          Sonata No. 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 23
          Sonata No. 4 in F sharp major, Op. 30
          Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
          Selection of Études (Opp. 8 and 42). This selection should be of minimum 15 minutes duration.
        1. 6.6  SEMI-FINAL. Chamber music
          A work selected from the following:- Piano Trios: Op. 1, No. 1 in E flat major; Op. 1 No. 3 in C minor and Op. 97 in B flat major, Archduke by Beethoven;- Piano Quartets: Op. 47 in E flat major by Schumann; Op. 60 in C minor by Brahms.- Piano Quintets: Op. 34 in F minor by Brahms; Op. 44 in E flat major by Schumann; Op. 81 in A major by Dvořák; Quintet in F minor by César Franck.
        2. By Ludwig van Beethoven: No. 4 in G major, Op. 58; No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73

          • –  By Robert Schumann: In A minor, Op. 54
          • –  By Johannes Brahms: No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15; No. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
          • –  By Franz Liszt: No. 2 in A major, S. 125
          • –  By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
          • –  By Sergei Rachmaninov: No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18; No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
          • –  By Béla Bartók: No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127
          • –  By Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
          • –  By Sergei Prokofiev: No. 3 in C major, Op. 26

          APPLICATION

          1. 7.1  The application period commences on July 5th 2021 and ends on October 18th 2021. The online registration form will be available on the Competition website (www.santanderpianocompetition.com) from the beginning of the registration period.
          2. 7.2  To register, the applicant must:
            1. a)  Fill out the online form and attach a digital copy of all documents which arerequested.
            2. b)  Send an audiovisual recording, which should include the chosen repertoireand duration of the recording as specified in section 6.2. Each work in this recording must have been recorded in one single take, with no breaks nor editing at all even between movements. The video may be sent by mail in DVD format, or by indicating the URL of an online audiovisual document. These sending methods should incur no costs for the Competition.
            3. c)  Provide at least one recommendation letter or email issued by one or several prestigious musicians, different from the current professor or mentor of the applicant. These recommendation letters should be sent to the Competition by the recommender and not by the applicant.
            4. d)  Payment of the non-refundable registration fee of 70 €. This payment will be made, free of charge for the Competition, by bank transfer to an account of the Fundación Albéniz or by other means of payment that will be communicated in due course.
          3. 7.3  When the form is being completed, under the terms established therein, the applicant will need to provide, amongst other things, his/her personal details; contact details of the prestigious musicians that will recommend the applicant; a summary of the applicant’s musical studies, mentioning his/her teachers; participation in international competitions; key performances and CD/DVD recordings and recordings for radio or television; the repertoire featured in the recording for admission to the Competition; an affidavit in which the candidate6.7  FINAL. Piano concerto
            A piano concerto selected from the following: states any family tie he/she may have with any of the members of the jury, and whether or not has he/she been a student of any of them after September 2020 (except for master classes); an affidavit stating the circumstances (time and place) where the recording for admission to the Competition took place; a complete, precise repertoire for all stages of the Competition; plus first and second choice city where the candidate wishes to participate in the pre-selection process. Digital copies of documents which the applicant should attach to the application include: identity card or passport, academic diplomas and diplomas from competitions, a photo, a recommendation letter or email issued specifically for the present edition of the Competition by the current professor or mentor of the candidate, a list of the applicant’s full personal repertoire and the registration fee’s proof of payment.

          ADMISSION

          1. 7.4  The Artistic Committee of the Fundación Albéniz will study the application forms and the recordings and then decide which participants will be admitted. That decision will be final.
            The Committee will take into account the importance of the programmes which have been selected for the various stages of the Competition, both from an artistic and a virtuoso point of view.The Committee reserves the right to grant direct admission to prize winners from international competitions, if they are sufficiently accomplished, and also pianists with a proven artistic career.
            The result will be communicated to interested parties on February 7th, 2022.
          2. 7.5  Those pianists who are admitted to the pre-selection stage must pay 30 € for audition fees.
          3. 7.6  Under no circumstances will this sum be refunded.PRE-SELECTION
          4. 7.7  The following is a prerequisite to be able to participate in the Pre-selection: an e-mail addressed to the General Secretariat of the Competition (concursantes@albeniz.com) attaching a scanned copy of proof of payment for the audition. This should clearly show the name and surname of the participant.
          5. 7.8  Pre-selection auditions will take place in March/April 2022 in Madrid, Moscow, New York and Paris.
          6. 7.9  The Competition reserves the right to modify the list of cities in the Pre- selection for organizational reasons.
          7. 7.10  The Pre-selection will consist of a recital which will be open to the public in the presence of the Pre-selection Jury (duration and repertoire as specified in section 6.3). An audio recording of the recital will be made for the Competition archives. Under no circumstances will the recording be made available to participants involved in the pre-selection.
          8. 7.11  Participants will have access to a practice piano for 30 minutes before this audition takes place.
          1. 7.12  Upon completion of the auditions in the above-mentioned cities, the Pre- selection jury will select twenty participants for the first stage.
          2. 7.13  The jury will also take into account the repertoire which is being presented for the various stages of the Competition, which will reflect the candidates’ artistic capabilities.
          3. 7.14  Participants will be informed of the results on May 2022.REPORT IN SANTANDER
          4. 7.15  Successful candidates must report to the General Secretariat of the Competition in Santander, Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria c/ Gamazo s/n, on July 24th, 2022.DRAW
          5. 7.16  On the morning of July 25th, the performance order will be determined via a draw which all participants are required to attend. This order will be respected in all stages of the Competition, unless the jury decides otherwise for artistic reasons for the concerts in the Final.FIRST STAGE20 participants
          6. 7.17  The First Stage will take place in Santander from 25th to 27th July, 2022 inclusive,in the Sala Pereda at the Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria between 16.00 and 23.30 (hours subject to change). It will consist of a recital, whose duration and repertoire are specified in section 6.4.
          7. 7.18  On the night of the 27th July, the jury will announce the names of the twelve participants who have been selected to participate in the Semi-final.
          8. 7.19  Participants who do not reach the Semi-final will automatically receive a “First Stage Participant” Diploma. This will be sent by mail once the competition is over.SEMI-FINAL12 participants
          9. 7.20  The Semi-final will be held between 29th July and 1st August inclusive, in the SalaPereda at the Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria between 16.00 and 22.30 (hours subject to change). It will consist of two performances, a recital and a chamber music performance with the members of the Cuarteto Casals. The duration and repertoire of the above are specified in sections 6.5 and 6.6.
          10. 7.21  Each participant will perform in the two sections of the Semi-final on different days.
          11. 7.22  Before the chamber music performance takes place, each participant will attend two rehearsals of a maximum of 35 minutes’ duration each with the members of the Cuarteto Casals. One rehearsal will take place on July 28 th and another on the morning of the participant’s performance.
          12. 7.23  On the night of August 1st, the jury will announce the winner of the Special Award to the Best Chamber Music Performer, as well as the names of the six participants who have been selected to participate in the Final, and their performing order.
          1. 7.24  Participants who do not reach the final will automatically receive a Semi-finalist Diploma. This will be sent by mail once the competition is over.FINAL6 participants
          2. 7.25  The Final will take place on 3rd and 4th August and it is included in the programmeof the 71st Santander International Festival. Each finalist will perform the pianoconcerto they chose in their application form.
          3. 7.26  Before the performance takes place, each finalist will have a meeting on 2ndAugust with the conductor (duration to be determined). Each finalist will have a first rehearsal with the orchestra which will last for a maximum of 50 minutes on 2nd August and a dress rehearsal of the same duration on the morning of his/her performance.CLOSING GALA AND AWARDS CEREMONY
          4. 7.27  The names of the winners will be announced at the closing gala and awards ceremony, which will take place in the Sala Argenta at the Palacio de Festivales on August 5th.
          5. 7.28  The six finalists and the winner of the Special Award to the Best Chamber Music Performer are required to personally receive their awards at the gala; otherwise, they will lose their rights to the awards.
          6. 7.29  Each finalist will prepare a short work or an extract of a work of their choice which will last for a maximum of 4 minutes and will make it known to the General Secretariat of the Competition. The participants who come first, second or third, will play this piece at the awards ceremony, as a gesture to the audience.

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