Preselections piano

11-13 June 2018


From 11-13 June, the preselection Jury will be meeting in Geneva to select the candidates who will take part in the piano competition 2018. 

For the Preliminary round, candidates had to present a video recording with the following pieces: 

  1. J. S. Bach: a choice of one piece among the following :
  • Preludes & Fugues (Well-Tempered Clavier) BWV846 – BWV893
  • Partitas (min. 3 movements) BWV825 – BWV831
  • Toccatas BWV910 – BWV916
  • English Suites (min. 3 movements) BWV 806 – BWV811
  • French Suites (min. 3 movements) BWV 812 – BWV817 
  1. F. Chopin or F. Liszt: ONE Etude at choice
  • Chopin: Etudes Op. 10 or Etudes Op. 25
  • Liszt: Transcendental Etudes S. 139 OR
  • Etude de Paganini S. 141
  1.  Third piece at free choice (for piano solo)

The works chosen for the preliminary round may be performed again during the competition.