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15th Aram Khachaturian International Competition

June 06 - 14, 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia

Age:

16 - 32

Deadline:

April 25, 2019

Prizes:

1st Prize:$ 15,000; Concert engagements
2nd Prize:$ 10,000
3rd Prize:$ 5,000

All finalists receive a Diploma.

Additional info:

No more than 24 participants will be selected to participate in the 1st round.

No more than 12 participants will be selected to participate in the 2nd round.

No more than 6 participants will be selected to participate in the 3rd round.

The Committee will provide hotel accommodation and meals to foreign participants for the whole duration of the competition. The Competition does not cover the expenses of accompanying persons.

Contact:

Aram Khachaturian International Competition
Sayat-Nova Ave. 1a, suites 300-302
0001 Yerevan, Armenia
T: +374 60 511171
E:
Official website

Difficulty:

Program:

Video recording

Preliminary Auditions (20 minutes maximum)

Free program. Compositions presented on the video can also be performed during the next three rounds.

Submit a link to your video recording, made after June 6, 2016, of a free program of no more than 20 minutes.

First Round

  1. J. S. Bach - One Prelude & Fugue from the WTC (Book I or II)
  2. Chopin - One Etude of your choice, excluding:
    • Etude in E major, Op. 10 No. 3
    • Etude in E-flat minor, Op. 10 No. 6
    • Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 7
  3. One Etude of your choice by one of the following composers:
    • Liszt
    • Rachmaninov
    • Scriabin
  4. One Sonata for piano by Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven, excluding:
    • Mozart - Sonata No. 15 in F major, K. 533/494
    • Mozart - Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545
    • Mozart - Sonata in F major, K. 547a
    • Beethoven - Sonata No. 19, Op. 49 No. 1 in G minor
    • Beethoven - Sonata No. 20, Op. 49 No. 2 in G major
    • Beethoven - Sonata No. 25, Op. 79 in G major
    • Beethoven - Sonata No. 29, Op. 106 in B-flat major

Semi-final (45 minutes maximum)

  1. One major work from the Romantic period (not less than 10 minutes)
  2. One major work by the 20th century composer (not less than 10 minutes)
  3. Khachaturian - one of the following works:    
    • Toccata for piano (approx. 5 min)
    • Poem for piano (approx. 6 min)
    • Piano Sonata - III movement (approx. 7 min)
    • One Recitative and Fugue (approx. 6 min)
    • Vocalize (approx. 5 min)
    The Competition can provide the scores of the compositions by Aram Khachaturian by request.
  4. Free program to make up the remaining time.

Final Round with orchestra

  1. Khachaturian - Piano Concerto in D flat Major (1936)
  2. One of the following concertos:
    • Beethoven - Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
    • Beethoven - Concerto No. 5 in E flat Major, Op. 73
    • Chopin - Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
    • Chopin - Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
    • Brahms - Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
    • Saint Saens - Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
    • Liszt - Concerto No.1 in E-flat major, S.124
    • Liszt - Concerto No.2 in A major, S.125
    • Tchaikovsky - Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
    • Rachmaninov - Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
    • Rachmaninov - Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
    • Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43
    • Prokofiev - Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16
    • Prokofiev - Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
    Accompanied by the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra
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