The Teresa Carreño International Piano Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities between the ages of 18 and 32. Any individual born after May 10, 1985 may apply.
The pre-screening application is online and must be submitted electronically through our web partner GetAcceptd by January 31st 2017, available HERE. The following are the enclosures you will need to submit along your application:
IMPORTANT: Completion and submission of all necessary documentation is the responsibility of the contestant.
NOTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES: Applicants will be notified of their status after February 15th, 2017. An email giving further details about orientation, housing, travel, and general schedule information will be sent to those accepted to compete.
REPERTOIRE: Applicants must submit their repertoire list in the order in which it will be performed, with approximate times listed for each composition. The final date for contestants to submit changes in repertoire is March 5th 2017.
AUDIO VIDEO PRE-SELECTION:
Each pianist will submit online (along the application) an unedited videotape of a recital not to exceed 50 minutes in length. The repertoire will consist of complete works by candidate's choice. Repertoire may be selected from works offered for the Preliminary Round and Semifinal Round recitals.
Each pianist will perform a recital not to exceed 45 minutes in length. The repertoire will consist of works chosen by the pianist and must include 20 minutes of work(s) from an Ibero American composer(s) and a mandatory work by Teresa Carreño*. Individual works from larger compositions may be accepted.
Phase I: Each pianist will perform a recital between 40-50 minutes in length. The repertoire will consist of works chosen by the pianist and must include one of the following works or set of pieces by these composers:
Alberto Ginastera: Sonata #1 Op. 22.
Enrique Granados: from Goyescas Op. 11, three (3) selections of candidate's choice (entire movements must be performed).
Isaac Albéniz: from Iberia, four (4) selections of candidate's choice (entire movements must be performed).
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Rudepoêma.
Phase II: Each pianist will perform a Piano String Quintet. Repertoire must be chosen from the following:
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81
Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44
FINAL ROUND (Concerto accompanied by the Master Piano Competition Symphony Orchestra, Dean Whiteside, conductor).
Choose one from the following list:
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
Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15
Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21
Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16
Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, S 124
Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S 125
Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271
Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467
Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491
Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503
Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16
Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54
Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat minor, Op. 23
FOURTH, FIFTH AND SIX PRIZES:
The First Prize Winner will be provided with a series of engagements under the management of the Competition. Engagements are offered in principle, subject to negotiation. Following is a list of organizations which have declared their intention to engage winners from the Competition, subject to negotiation:
*Jury subject to change
Kemal Gekic, Croatia
Arthur Greene, USA
Jorge Luis Prats, Cuba
Margarita Shevchenko, Russia
Tian Ying, China/USA
Juan Andres Acosta, Colombia
Maria Milagros Boso, Argentina
Shino Hidaka, Japan
Yujin Hong, South Korea
Yixiang Hou, China
Connie Kim-Sheng, USA
Yuan Liu, China
Alexia Mouza, Venezuela
Priscila Navarro, Peru
Ronaldo Rolim, Brazil
Pablo Rossi, Italy/Brazil
Akihiro Sakiya, Japan
Lucas Thomazinho, Brazil
Gregory Wang, USA
Zixiang Wang, China
Seulki Yoo, South Korea
Serena Hyunji You, South Korea
Ronaldo Rolim, GOLD MEDAL
Lucas Thomazinho, SILVER MEDAL
Gregory Wang, BRONZE MEDAL