› FIRST ROUND (Minimum 25 min. – Maximum 30 min.)


a) A Beethoven Sonata chosen among the following ones:

No. 1 in F Minor, Opus 2 no. 1

No. 2 in A Major, Opus 2 no. 2

No. 3 in C Major, Opus 2 no. 3

No.7 in D-Major, Opus 10 no. 3

No.11 in B-flat Major, Opus 22

No.12 in A-flat Major, Opus 26

No.13 in E-flat Major, Opus 27 no 1

No.15 in D Major, Opus 28

No. 16 in G Major, Opus 31 no. 1

No. 17 in D Minor, Opus 31 no. 2

No. 18 in E-flat Major, Opus 31 no. 3

No.21 in C Major, Opus 53

No.23 in F Minor, Opus 57

No.26 in E-flat Major, Opus 81a

No.28 in A Major, Opus 101

No.30 in E Major, Opus 109

No.31 in A-flat Major, Opus 110

No.32 in C Minor, Opus 111


b) A self chosen composition.


› SECOND ROUND (Minimum 40 min. – Maximum 45 min.)
A program chosen by the candidate that includes:


a) One composition taken from the works of the following composers: Brahms, Chopin, Franck, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann;


b) One composition taken from the works of the following composers: Albeniz, Bartòk, Berg, Berio, Busoni, Dallapiccola, Debussy, de Falla, Dutilleux, Fauré, Granados, Hindemith, Messiaen, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Schšnberg, Shostakovic, Skriabin, Stravinsky, Webern;


If necessary, one composition of the candidate own choice to make a program of not less than 40 minutes.


› SEMIFINAL ROUND (Minimum 50 min. – Maximum 55 min.)
A Solo Recital program chosen by the candidate.


N.B. Contestants cannot present the same composition more than once during the competition. The compositions with more than one tempo must be performed entirely.


› FINAL ROUND with orchestra
Contestants admitted to the final round must perform a Concerto for piano and orchestra selected among the following ones:



Concerto No.1 in C Major, Op.15

Concerto No.2 in B-flat Major, Op.19

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.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

Concerto No.2 in A Major



Concerto No.9 in E-flat Major, K271

Concerto No.20 in D Minor, K466

Concerto No.21 in C Major, K467

Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K488

Concerto No. 26 in D Major, K537

Concerto No.27 in B-flat Major, K595



Concerto N.2 in C minor, Op.18

Concerto N.3 in D minor, Op.30



Concerto in A Minor, Op.54



Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, op.23