Shanghai International Music Festival and Piano Competition for Young Artists


1st Round 20 minutes

Programme must include a 1st movement of Classical Sonata and a virtuos Étude

Final Round 45 minutes

- A.Shor-M.Pletnev – Piano Sonata (download or watch)

- a major work written in 19th-20th century

- one or more works of the candidate's choice (if time permits).

Compositions performed in the 1st Round cannot be played in the Final Round.

All pieces except for A.Shor-M.Pletnev – Piano Sonata must be performed by memory.

Programmes cannot be changed after the closing date of applications.