From 19th to 22th September the 9th international piano competition „Prix AmadèO de piano“ in cooperation with KAWAI will take place in Aachen / Germany. Young pianists from all over the world are coming together to present their interpretations of classical- and romantic repertoire with highest musicality, sensibility and virtuosity technical ability to an highly renowned jury of international concert pianists and professors from the most prestigious academies worldwide. The prizewinners of the last years editions in the meantime became also prizewinners at the most important piano competitions like ARD Munich, Busoni or Leeds. We and KAWAI are happy and proud to welcome young pianists for the competition and we hope to see you in September in Aachen.
With warm regards and musical greetings
Prof Andreas Frölich
Prof. Ilja Scheps
The 9th piano competition PRIX AMADÈO professional 2013 will take place in Aachen, Germany.
Further information about the amateur competition will follow soon.
Concert engagements in Germany and Europe (e.g. International Festival Deiá/Spain and different concert series in Germany and Netherland)
Possible CD-Production for the first prizewinner.
The international Jury under the chairmen Prof. Andreas Frölich and Prof. Ilja Scheps will be announced soon.
1st round (recording 15-20 min.)
works of free choice
2nd round (about 15 min.)
A study of Frédéric Chopin except op. 10/3, op. 10/6, op. 10/9, op. 25/1, op. 25/2, op. 25/7
or a study of Franz Liszt from the Paganini Etüden or the Études d’exécution transcendante
or a study of Skrjabin, Rachmaninow, Debussy or Saint-Saëns
+ at least one work of free choice
Semi final (max 50 min.)
A sonata of Ludwig van Beethoven
+ at least one piece of your own choice
Final round (with chamber orchestra)
W.A. Mozart Concert in F-Dur KV 413
or W.A. Mozart Concert in A-Dur KV 414
or W.A. Mozart Concert in C-Dur KV 415
or W.A. Mozart Concert in Es-Dur KV 449
The decision of the jury is binding!
All pieces have to be played by heart and must be prepared fully. It is not allowed to repeat one of the pieces! (The competition programm of the 1st round can be repeated one time in the 2st round or the Semi final)