(Through a downloadable video link o a DVD valid for the NTSC system)
1. J.S. Bach: One (1) Prelude and Fugue (three or four voices) of the Well Tempered Clavier (Vol. 1 or 2).
2. Chopin: two (2) Etudes chosen among the following: Op. 10, No. 1, 2, 7, and 10, and Op. 25, No. 5, 6, 8 and 11.
3. Chopin: one (1) Nocturne.
1. One (1) Sonata by Beethoven, with the exception of N° 19, 20, 22 and 25, or one (1) Sonata by Schubert, with the exception of the Sonata D. 760.
2. One (1) Etude by Debussy, one (1) Etude-Tableaux by Rachmaninoff, and one (1) Etude by György Ligeti.
1. One (1) Toccata by J.S. Bach, selected from the following ones: BWV 910, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, and 916. No transcriptions will be accepted.
2. One (1) work chosen from the following: Bartok: Sonata; Stravinsky: Three Dances from Pétroushka; Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7; Barber: Sonata; Dutilleux: Sonata; Ginastera: Tres Danzas Argentinas ;
Villa-Lobos: Ciclo Brasileiro (complete); Andrés Carrizo: ...frágil, áspero (download the work of Carrizo, a Panamanian contemporary composer, here).
One (1) option among the following ones: Schumann: Fantasy in C, Op. 17; Chopin: Sonata No. 3;
Liszt: Sonata in b minor; Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Paganini (Books One and Two);
Schubert: Wanderer Fantasie in C Major, D.760; Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit;
Albéniz: Corpus Christi en Sevilla, and El Albaicín; Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2
Piano Concerto and Orchestra Round
Finalists will be accompanied by a collaborative pianist
Choose one (1) Concerto among the following ones: Mozart: Concerto No. 26 in D Major “Coronation”; Beethoven: Concerto Nº 4; Chopin: Concerto Nº 1 in e minor; Schumann: Concerto; Brahms: Concerto Nº 1; Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 2; Tchaikovsky: Concerto Nº 1; Ravel: Concerto in G;
Bartok: Concerto Nº 3; Rachmaninoff: Concerto Nº 3; Prokofiev: Concerto Nº 3; Khachaturian: Concerto.
Note: The winner of the competition will play the piano concerto with the National Symphonic Orchestra the night of the awards.