We would like to inform you that the concert of the Moscow Synodal Choir, scheduled for Sunday, 4 December, has been cancelled. All ticket holders are entitled to a refund, which can be done at the Križanke Box Office, or for more information, please contact blagajna@ljubljanafestival.si or +386 (0)1/2416026.

 

We would also like to inform you that new dates for the play Birds of a Kind are not yet known. Ticket holders are kindly requested to send an e-mail to blagajna@ljubljanafestival.si for a refund. If you bought your tickets at the Križanke Box Office, you can also go to the box office every weekday between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm with the original tickets.
Thank you for your understanding.

Repertoire

PRELIMINARY ROUND – video selection

In the Preliminary Round, each applicant will perform a program that should last no less than 25 and no longer than 30 minutes. The program must include:

  • one virtuoso Etude by Frédéric Chopin (except for op. 10, no. 3, 6, 9 and op. 25, no. 1, 2, 7),
  • one Etude by Franz Liszt,
  • one complete Sonata by Joseph Haydn or Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (repeats may be taken at applicant’s discretion),
  • one or more complete works of the applicant’s choice.

The pieces may be performed in any order. All the pieces performed must be published works.

ROUND 1 – Recital

In Round 1, each competitor will perform a recital that should last no less than 45 and no longer than 50 minutes. The program must include:

  • one complete Sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven (except for op. 10, no. 1, 2, op. 14, no. 1, 2, op. 49, no. 1, 2, op. 54, op. 78 and op. 79; repeats may be taken at competitor’s discretion),
  • one or more complete works of the competitor’s choice.

The pieces may be performed in any order. All the pieces performed must be published works. If the competitor exceeds the time limit, the Jury is allowed to stop their performance.

ROUND 2 – Recital

In Round 2, each competitor will perform a recital that should last no less than 55 and no longer than 60 minutes. The program must include:  

  • one important Romantic work,
  • one important 20th Century work,
  • one or more complete works of the competitor’s choice.

The pieces may be performed in any order. All the pieces performed must be published works. If the competitor exceeds the time limit, the Jury is allowed to stop their performance. Competitors cannot include any works already performed in Round 1.

ROUND 3 – Finals with Orchestra

Each finalist will perform a Piano Concerto with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra chosen from the following list:

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, K. 271
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73
  • Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
  • Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
  • Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
  • Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16
  • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
  • Béla Bartók: The Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Sz. 95, BB 101