- The maximum duration of programmes, which includes applause and pauses, is 25 minutes. Repeats are to be at the artistic discretion of the competitor.
- Competitors may opt to play complete works or single movements, by either three or four composers selected as follows:
- One work by J. S. Bach, D. Scarlatti, Haydn or Mozart;
- One work by Schubert, Schumann, Debussy, Shostakovich or Messiaen; and
- A free choice of one or two other works.
- The maximum duration of programmes, which includes applause and pauses, is 50 minutes. Repeats are to be at the artistic discretion of the competitor.
- A work performed in Stage 1 may not be repeated in Stage 2.
- Competitors must include the commissioned work (duration 5-7 minutes).
- Subject to (ii) and (iii) above, competitors have a free choice of works but must include one work (not a set of pieces or variations) with a duration of at least 25 minutes.
Note: It must be emphasised that the maximum duration of programmes in Stages 1 and 2, which includes applause and pauses, should be adhered to strictly. The Chairman of the Jury may stop performances which exceed the permitted duration.
Each of the three finalists will play in both a Chamber section and a Concerto section.
Competitors should be prepared to present either one of any two of the following Chamber works with members of the Brodsky Quartet (to be identified as first preference and second preference
|Brahms||Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60|
|Faure||Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15|
|Mozart||Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478|
|Bartok||Piano Quintet (1904)|
|Brahms||Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34|
|Dvorak||Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81|
|Elgar||Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84|
|Schumann||Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44|
|Shostakovich||Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57|
|Schumann||Concerto in A minor, op.54|
Competitors should be prepared to present either one of any two concertos (to be identified as “first preference” and second preference”) selected from the following list: –
|Bartok||Concerto no. 1, Sz 83
Concerto no. 3, Sz 119
|Beethoven||Concerto no. 1 in C major, op.15
Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, op.19
Concerto no. 3 in C minor, op.37
Concerto no. 4 in G major, op.58
Concerto no. 5 in E flat major, op.73
|Brahms||Concerto no. 1 in D minor, op. 15
Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, op. 83
|Chopin||Concerto no. 2 in F minor, op.21|
|Liszt||Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, S.124|
|Mozart||Concerto in D minor K466
Concerto in E flat major K482
Concerto in A major K488
Concerto in C minor K491
Concerto in C major K503
Concerto in B flat major K595
|Elgar||Concerto no. 1 in D flat major, op. 10
Concerto no. 2 in G minor, op.16
Concerto no. 3 in C major, op. 26
|Rachmaninov||Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, op.1
Concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18
Concerto no. 3 in D minor, op. 30
|Ravel||Concerto in G major|
In each section of Stage 3, if the first preferences of each of the three competitors are different, all will play their first preference. If two or more of the first preferences are the same, those competitors involved will normally each play their second preference. In the event of further duplication arising, the Chairman of the Competition Music Committee in conjunction with the Chairman of the Competition Jury will determine, in relation to all the competitors, whether the first preference or the second preference is to be played.