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BPSE 2023 Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Date/Time
Sunday 19 March 2023

Venue
City Literary Institute (City Lit), 1-10 Keeley Street, London, WC2B 4BA

Jury
Julian Hellaby, Caroline Palmer, Melvyn Cooper (BPSE Committee Member)

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General Admissions £10 | Students £5 | BPSE members £5 

Pieces

  1. A compulsory bagatelle Klavierstück in B flat, WoO 60.
  2. Any complete Beethoven piano sonata (excluding Op.49, Nos.1 & 2 & Op.106 Hammerklavier”). As an alternative to a sonata, pianists may perform Variations in F Major Op.34 (WITH all repeats) or 32 Variations in C Minor.

Repeats

  1. Exposition repeats in first movements in normal sonata form should not be observed.
  2. Repeats of development and recapitulation, where present, should also be omitted.
  3. Exposition repeats in other movements in sonata form should be omitted. An exception is the Op.10 No.2 finale, where the first repeat should be observed but not the second.
  4. The large repeats in the second sections of Op.54 and Op.57 finales should be omitted.
  5. Normal repeats in second movements, slow movements, minuet/scherzo and trios movements and Variations should be observed.

Prize


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