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BPSE 29th Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition (2022)

 

Date
Sunday 27 March, 2022

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

Jury
to be announced

Pieces

  1. Bagatelle Op.126 No.6 in E flat major (with repeats)
  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 and Fugue in E flat Major Op.35, ‘Eroica Variations‘.

Repeats

  1. Exposition repeats in first movements in normal sonata form SHOULD NOT be observed, except in Op.78 and Op.79.
  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

  • Cash prizes
  • A year’s complimentary membership of the Society
  • The Beethoven Medal awarded by the Worshipful Company of Musicians
  • Carola Grindea Audience Prize
  • The First Prizewinner will be invited to take part in the BPSE Competition-winners’ Recitals series.

 

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