The Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists

 

The  Fifth Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists

November 10-11, 2018

 

 

RULES OF THE COMPETITION

 

1.The Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young Pianists will be held on November 10-11, 2018 in Tbilisi, Georgia;

2.The competition is open to pianists of 12 -16 years (including), from all regions of Georgia;

3. All competitors will bear the accommodation and travel expenses on their own;

4. The competition consists of one round (25-30 min);

5. The audition will be held on November 10 at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Recital Hall;

6. The Competition is open to the public;

7. The program shall be performed from memory;

8. No changes in the submitted program will be accepted;

9. The order of performances in the Competition will be determined by drawing of lots;

10. All competitors must attend drawing of lots on November 9, 2018 at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Recital Hall;

11. All laureates will be awarded prizes and diplomas;

12. Prize-award ceremony and Gala Concert will be held on November 11 at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Grand Hall;

13. All prize winners must take part in the Gala Concert without receiving a fee;

14. All decisions of the Jury will be final and beyond appeal;

15. The Jury shall have the right not to award any of the prizes;

16. In the event of any recordings all rights belong to the Georgian Music Competitions Fund.

 

 

 

Program (25-30 min):

 

1. One Etude by Chopin (except op.10 N: 3, 6 and op.25.N: 7);

2. Piece by Georgian Composer (about 5 min);

3. One or more pieces by Chopin.

 

LAUREATES

  • I prize – 2000 GEL
  • II prize – 1500  GEL
  • III prize – 1000 GEL

 

Special prizes:

  • “For Artistry” – Sergo Markosian
  •  “For the best performance of the Georgian composer’s work”

 

Engagement

Recital in Warsaw – organized by “F. Chopin Institute” (Warsaw, Poland).

 

Application for Participation

October 1, 2018 - Deadline for sending a filed out application form and complete program.  Actual timing of each work performed must be stated accurately and the program should correspond to the allotted time (25-30 min).

 

The Following attachments should be submitted together with the application form:

  • A copy of a birth certificate;
  • Short CV;
  • Recent high-quality photograph (JPG File);
  • Recommendation letter from music school;
  • Complete program;
  • Bank requisites.

The Georgian Music Competitions Fund
Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Georgia

I prize – 2000 GEL – Sopo Khazaradze

II prize – 1500  GEL – Mariam Kukhianidze

III prize – 1000 GEL  – Lizi Basiladze

 

Special prize – “For the best performance of the Georgian composer’s work”

  • Sopo Khazaradze

 

Special Prize - “For Artistry”

  • Mariam Kukhanidze

1. Lali Sanikidze (Chairman)

2. Manana Gotsiridze

3. Tamar Licheli

4. Tsitsino Todua

5. Vato Jordania