International Charitable Found of Vladimir Horowitz Competition
Every year (alternately for Debut/Junior and for Intermediate/Senior)
1 – 33 (4 age categories)
Depending on age category
To be announced 2019
Age range: is opened to young pianists of all nationalities, born after April 18, 2004.
The Competition in Group “Horowitz – Debut” is held in four separate groups.
Age range: is opened to young pianists of all nationalities, born between April 19, 2003 and April 19, 2009.
Candidates should provide the following documents:
50 $ for ”Horowitz-debut” group
70 $ for Junior group
“HOROWITZ – DEBUT”
1st Group “A” Elementary
Program of the participant’s choice.
Performance duration – 10 minutes.
2nd Group “B” Elementary
Program of the participant’s choice with obligatory performance of Etude.
Performance duration -15 minutes.
3rd Group “C” Advanced
Program of the participant’s choice with obligatory performance:
– Sonata (1st or 2nd-3rd parts) or variations;
– Virtuoso composition
Performance duration -20 minutes.
4th Group “D” Advanced
Performance of a part of Concerto for piano with orchestra (accompanied by another piano).
First Round – Performance duration is up to 20 minutes.
1. Bach. One Prelude and Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier
2. Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, (on the participant’s choice). I or II-III parts of Sonata
3. Clementi, Czerny (op. 740), Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff (on the participant’s choice). One virtuoso etude.
4. A piece of Ukrainian composer
Second Round – Performance duration is up to 20 minutes.
1. Obligatory work (look at Attachment № 1 “List of obligatory works for the Second Round”)
2. One or more pieces by composers from Romantic period to present time.
First movement or second and third movements of a concerto. One-movement-concerto is performed in complete volume (look at Attachment № 2 “List of works for the Third Round”).
The Prizes are awarded according to the jury’s decision.
Winners of the Group “D” Advanced take part in the Closing Concert with the orchestra in the Lysenko Column Hall of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine.
The winners of the Competition in group “Horowitz – Debut” receive diplomas and gifts, and take part in the Closing Concert of the Competition.