Program

The program prepared for the preliminary tour can also be presented at the competition.

Category I - aged 12 years and under

Preliminary round: Program max 10 min : recording on YouTube

It is compulsory to record the following pieces:

> Maurycy Moszkowski:  Etude in G major op. 91 nr 7 or in C major nr 14
> John Field: Nocturne no 5 in B flat major

Round in Montreux- Riviera - 10 candidates

It is compulsory to perform one work from each group:

> One polonaise of the following:

Frédéric Chopin: The Juvenile Polonaises:

Polonaise in G minor
Polonaise in B flat major
Polonaise in A flat major

Michal Kleofas Oginski: Polonaises

Polonaise in G major - Moderato
Polonaise F majorTempo di polacca
Polonaise C flat minor - Andante sostenuto
Polonaise F flat minor-Lentamente
Polonaise B flat major Andante
Polonaise B flat major - Moderato
Polonaise B flat major Moderato
Polonaise F major-Moderato
Polonaise F major-Moderato
Polonaise d flat minor-Patetico
Polonaise d flat minor Andante molto
Polonaise f flat minorAndante molto
PolonaiseG major Andante
Polonaise a minor - Moderato tristamente
Polonaise E flat major-Moderato
Polonaise E flat major- Polonaise serieuse

> One Waltz of the following:

Frédéric Chopin: The Waltzers:

Waltz in E major oeuvre posthume
Waltz in E minor oeuvre posthume
Waltz in A flat major oeuvre posthume
Waltz in E flat major oeuvre posthume

> One of following pieces:

Frédéric Chopin
Prelude E minor op. No 28 or Prelude H minor op. No 28 or
Nocturne in C minor oeuvre posthume, or Nocturne in C sharp minor oeuvre posthume, or any of John Field's Nocturnes (see the list in the second category)

> Any composition by Frederic Chopin except the ones mentioned above.

Category II - aged 15 years and under

Preliminary Round: Program max 10 min: recording on YouTube    

It is compulsory to record the following pieces:
One Etude and one Nocturne of the program below.

Round in Montreux- Riviera - 10 candidates

It is compulsory to perform one work from each group:

> Etude by Chopin, Liszt, Moszkowski or Mendelssohn

One Chopin's Etude op. 10 nr 5, 7, 9, 12 or op. 25 nr 1, 2 ,3
or
One Liszt Etude op.1
or
One Moszkowski's Etude op.72 nr 1, 2, 6
or
One Mendelssohn's Etude op. 104B

> One Impromptu of the following:

Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29
Impromptu No. 2 in F-sharp major, Op. 36
Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat majorOp. 51
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minorOp. posth. 66

> One Polonaise of the following:

Polonaise in C sharp minor op 26 No 1 and 2
Polonaise in C minor op. 40 No 2
Polonaise in D minor op. 71 No 1
Polonaise in B flat major op. 71 No 2
Polonaise in G sharp minor oeuvre posthume
Polonaise in B flat minor oeuvre posthume

> One of the following Chopin's Nocturnes:

Nocturne in B flat minor op. 9 No 1
Nocturne in E flat major op. 9 No 2
Nocturne in F major op. 15 No 1
Nocturne in F sharp major op. 15 No 2
Nocturne in G minor op. 15 No 3
Nocturne in B major op. 32 No 1
Nocturne in A flat major op. 32 No 2
Nocturne in G minor op. 37 No 1
Nocturne in F minor op 55 No 1
Nocturne in E minor op. 72 No 1 

or

One of the following John Field's Nocturnes:
Nocturne No. 1 in E-flat Major, H 24
Nocturne No. 2 in C minor, H 25
Nocturne No. 3 in A-flat Major, H 26
Nocturne No. 4 in A Major, H 36
Nocturne No. 5 in B-flat Major, H 37
Nocturne No. 6 "Cradle Song" in F Major, H 40
Nocturne No. 7 in C Major, H 45
Nocturne No. 8 in A Major, H 14
Nocturne No. 9 "Romance" in E-flat Major, H 30
Nocturne No. 10 in E minor, H 46
Nocturne No. 11 in E-flat Major, H 56
Nocturne No. 12 in G Major, H 58
Nocturne No. 13 "Dernière Pensée" in D minor , H 59
Nocturne No. 14 in C Major, H 60
Nocturne No. 15 in C Major, H 61
Nocturne No. 16 in F Major, H 62
Nocturne No. 17 in E Major, H 13
Nocturne No. 18 "Midi" in E Major , H 54

Category III – aged 18 years and under

Preliminary Round  : Program max 15 min : recording on YouTube

It is compulsory to record the following pieces:

One Etude, one Nocturne and one Mazurkas of the program below:

Round in Montreux- Riviera - 10 candidates

STAGE 1

It is compulsory to perform two etudes-one from each group and one the composition mentioned in Item 2. The Etudes should be performed in a sequence.

> two Etudes by Frédéric Chopin

C major op. 10 No 1
C sharp minor op. 10 No 4
G flat major op. 10 No 5
F major op. 10 No 8
C minor op. 10 No 12
A minor op. 25 No 11
C minor op. 25 No 12

A minor op. 10 No 2
C major op. 10 No 7
A flat major op. 10 No 10
F major op. 25 No 3
A minor op. 25 No 4
E minor op. 25 No 5
G sharp minor op. 25 No 6
D flat major op. 25 No 8
B minor op. 25 No 10

> Frédéric Chopin one of the following pieces:

Lullaby in D major op. 57
Nocturne in B major op. 9 No 3
Nocturne in C sharp minor op. 27 No 1
Nocturne in D flat major op. 27 No 2
Nocturne in G major op. 37 No 2
Nocturne in C minor op. 48 No 1
Nocturne in F sharp minor op. 48 No 2
Nocturne in E flat major op. 55 No 2
Nocturne in B major op. 62 No 1
Nocturne in E major op. 62 No 2

STAGE 2

It is compulsory to perform one compositions from each group:

> One Ballad, or Scherzo, or Barcarole in F sharp major op. 60, or Fantasy in F minor op. 49
> One Polonaise op. 22, op. 40 no 2, op. 44, op. 53, op. 61
> A series Mazurkas of the following opuses: 6, 7, 17, 24, 30, 33, 41, 50, 56, 59, 63.