16th International Music Competition "Pietro Argento"
May 28 - June 02, 2013 in Gioia del Colle (Ba), Italy
up to 19
May 18, 2013
Prizes:Absolute winner:€ 2,500; Concert engagements
CATEGORY A (up to 9 full years old))1st Prize:€ 150
CATEGORY B (up to 12 full years old)1st Prize:€ 200
CATEGORY C (up to 15 full years old)1st Prize:€ 300
CATEGORY D (up to 19 full years old)1st Prize:€ 400
PIANISTIC PERFORMANCE (no age limit)1st Prize:€ 1,500; Concert engagements
Participants with maximum points (95-97) in each category will receive the above monetary prizes.
The jury panel will use a 100-point score system:
from 98 to 100/100 - absolute winner
from 95 to 97/100 - 1st prize winne
10 foreign participants with the score of 92/100 and more will get a refund for 2-day hotel accommodation.
Associazione Musicale "Daniele Lobefaro"
via F.lli Rosselli No. 1
70023 Gioia del Colle (Ba), Italy
T: +39 080 343 3405, +39 328 189 1920
F: +39 080 919 0223
CATEGORY A: UP TO 9 YEARS OLD
Repertoire (5 minutes maximum)Free program of maximum 5 minutes
CATEGORY B: UP TO 12 YEARS OLD
Repertoire (10 minutes maximum)Free program of maximum 10 minutes.
CATEGORY C: UP TO 15 YEARS OLD
Repertoire (15 minutes maximum)Free program of maximum 15 minutes.
CATEGORY D: UP TO 19 YEARS OLD
Repertoire (20 minutes maximum)Free program of maximum 20 minutes.
PIANISTIC PERFORMANCE ( no age limit)
Elimination Round (10 minutes maximum)- one movement from a Sonata (Haydn, Clementi, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert);
- free programme, 10 minutes max., including an Etude by Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Scriabin, Bartòk, Rachmaninov, Kessler, Rubinstein, Moscheles, Mendelssohn.
Final (30 minutes maximum)Free programme, 30 minutes max., barring the pieces already played, but it is possible to complete the sonata begun as preliminary test.
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