RACHMANINOV INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION
YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION
– a copy of the applicant’s document of identification (passport of a foreign citizen or another document established by federal law or accepted in accordance with an international treaty of the Russian Federation as a document identification of a foreign citizen for foreign citizens); birth certificate;
– applicant’s biography (approximately 1,000 characters);
– 2 digital color photos of the applicant, resolution of at least 300 dpi, including a close-up photo for publication;
– a copy of the musical education certificate;
– copies of the laureate diplomas of international competitions for the last 3 years (if any);
– applicant’s bank account details (for the prize transfer);
– 2 letters of recommendation: one from the applicant’s music teacher, the other from the cultural organization, an educational institution, a concert organization or an authoritative figure in musical art. Letters must be written in the form of a special recommendation of a candidate for participation in the competition on Russian or English language
– consent form to process personal data, permitted by the personal data subject for distribution.
– consent form to process personal data
– consent form to use the performance
– other documents at the request of the Organizer
Changes to the mentioned list can be made only until March 1, 2022.
The competition consists of the qualifying round by video, 1st and 2nd live rounds held at the competition venue. The 1st round – solo performance of the competition programme. 2nd (final)round – performance with an orchestra.
The applicants who do not pass the qualifying round receive the official letter from the Organizer containing information on the competition jury’s decision to terminate their participation in the competition.
– the airplane and/or train tickets (economy class) for the participant (admitted to the 1st round of the competition) and his accompanying person from the place of residence (or study) of the participant to the competition venue;
– the airplane and/or train tickets (economy class) for the participant and his accompanying person from the competition venue to the participant’s place of residence (or study) after the end of the competition.
The participants invited to the 1st round of the competition (and their accompanying person) are provided with meals for the period of time between the date stated in the invitation and till the end of the competition.
Grand Prix – awarded after the Laureates Gala concert.
Five prizes of 350 thousand rubles each are awarded to five contestants who received the title of “Laureate of the Competition”.
Ten prizes of 100 thousand rubles each are awarded to ten participants who received the title of “Diploma of the Competition”.
The prizes are transferred to the participants’ bank accounts in rubles or in the US dollars according to the official exchange rate published by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on the payday.
Depending on the achieved results and limited by the established number of prizes, the competition jury has the right:
а) give out not all the prizes;
b) divide prizes between the participants.
The decisions of the competition jury are final and are not subject to revision.
Special and additional prizes might be established by other state, commercial, public or art organizations, both Russian and foreign, but only with the approval of the organizing committee. Such prizes must be approved by the organizing committee no later than the opening date of the competition.
1) All the pieces are performed by memory. Participants must not exceed the allotted time; the total performance time does not include the pauses between pieces. The jury has the right to stop performance in case a participant exceeds the allotted time. The right of repeats is left to the discretion of the competitor.
2) Participants should be able to submit one copy of the sheet music they used to practice each musical piece.
3) Submitted repertory or the performance order of the musical pieces can be changed only upon authorization of the Organizer.
4) When applying for participation, competitors must state the duration of the musical pieces of their choice.
Qualifying round (video recording). Duration – up to 20 minutes
It is not allowed to perform works of live (I and II) rounds.
– J.S. Bach. Invention (two-part or three-part invention) or Prelude and Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier (book 1 or book 2);
– One or more works by the following composers: D. Scarlatti, J. Haydn, W.A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, M. Clementi, F. Schubert (it is allowed to perform 1 or 2 and 3 movements of the sonata);
– Two virtuosic etudes at the choice of the participant from the following composers: M. Clementi, K. Czerny, M. Moshkovsky, A.G. Rubinstein, A.Scriabin, S.V. Rachmaninoff, F. Chopin, R. Schumann, F. Liszt, C. Debussy, C. Saint-Saens, S. Prokofiev.
I round (solo). Duration – from 20 to 25 minutes
– One or more compositions by the following foreign composers (up to 10 minutes): J.S. Bach, G.Handel, J. Haydn, W.A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, K.M.von Weber, F. Schubert, F. Mendelssohn, F. Chopin, R. Schumann, F. Liszt, S. Frank, J. Brahms, E. Grieg, K. Debussy, M. Ravel;
– One or more compositions by the following Russian composers (performance of one or more compositions by S.V. Rachmaninoff is obligatory): M. Mussorgsky, P.I. Tchaikovsky, A.Rubinstein, M. Balakirev, A. Lyadov, S. Taneev, N. Myaskovsky, N. Medtner, S.Rachmaninoff, S. Prokofiev, A. Scryabin.
As part of the solo round, the performance of movements of the sonata is allowed as well as the transcriptions of the pieces of the above mentioned composers.
II round (orchestral). Duration – up to 20 minutes.
Any concerto (all movements) from the list, or only movement I, or movements II and III.
J.S. Bach. Clavier Concerto in F minor BWV 1056
J.S. Bach. Clavier Concerto in D minor BWV 1052
Haydn. Piano Concerto in D Major
W.A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major K.414
W.A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major K.453
W.A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor K.466
W.A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major K.467
W.A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major K.488
W.A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor K.491
van Beethoven. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major Op.15
van Beethoven. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major Op.19
van Beethoven. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor Op.37
Mendelssohn. Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op.25
Chopin. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Op.11
Chopin. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Op.21
Schumann. Piano Concerto in A minor Op.54
Liszt. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major S.124
Liszt. Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major S.125
Grieg. Piano Concerto in A minor Op.16
P.I. Tchaikovsky. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor Op.23
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor Op.1
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor Op.18
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor Op.30
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43
Prokofiev. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Flat Major Op.10
Prokofiev. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major Op.26
M. Ravel. Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Major
Born in 2004 in Minsk (Belarus).
A student of the Republican College of Music at the Belarus State Academy of Music.
Already at the age of 7 she gave her first solo concert performing 11 pieces of the “Children’s Album” by P. Tchaikovsky.
A laureate of numerous competitions and a winner of special prizes, including: the X International Competition for Young Pianists named after T. Nikolaeva (the Grand Prix and a special prize for the best performance of a piece by T. Nikolaeva, Bryansk), a three times laureate of the International Children’s Competition “Music of Hope” (Belarus, Gomel), the XXI International Competition for Young Pianists named after Maria Yudina (I prize. St. Petersburg), the XXVIII International Competition for Young Musicians maned after D. Kabalevsky (I prize. Samara).
A scholarship holder of the Yuri Rozum International Charity Foundation.
Along with improving her piano skills, Iris also tries herself as a composer of piano music.
Chopin. Ballade №4 in F minor, Op.52
Rachmaninoff. Etude-tableaux in D minor, Op. 33, №4
Rachmaninoff. Etude- tableaux in G minor, Op. 33, №8
Rachmaninoff. Etude-tableaux in D major, Op. 39, №9
Chopin. Piano Concerto in E Minor, Movement I