2017 Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

This year’s Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition will take place on Sunday 19 March 2017 at the Trinity Music Academy, Trinity School, Shirley Park, Croydon, CR9 7AT.

Nils Franke
Melanie Spanswick
Julian Jacobson (BPSE Chairman)

1) A compulsory bagatelle Op.119 No.11 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 in F Major Op.34 (WITH all repeats) or 32 Variations in C Minor.

1. First movement repeats in sonata form should NOT be observed.
2. Normal repeats in slow movements, Scherzos, Minuet and trios, and Variations SHOULD be observed.


Prizes include a recital at St Barnabas Millennium Hall, London and prizewinners will also receive a year’s complimentary membership of the Society (until 31st March 2018).