Open International Perelman Piano Competition

Second Open International Perelman Piano Competition

for Young Musicians

Saint-Petersburg, May 2 — 6, 2018

The competition is named after the outstanding musician, pianist, professor of The Rimsky-Korsakov Leningrad — Saint Petersburg State  Conservatory

         Natan Perelman

 

Founders:

Music Competitions Association of Russia

 

— Saint Petersburg State-Sponsored Institution of Additional Education of Children “Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetical Education”

 

With Assistance of:

— The Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory

 

— The Institute of Music, Theatre and Choreography of The Herzen Saint Petersburg Pedagogical State University

 

— The Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Musical College

Administration of Krasnogvardeysky District of Saint Petersburg

— other partners

With information support of:

— Committee for Culture of Saint Petersburg

— Training Center of the Education Committee for Culture of Saint Petersburg

Goals of the competition:

The contest aims to continue the tradition of the Russian piano school, improve performing skills of young musicians and pedagogical skills of teachers.

 

Participating age groups:

Group I: 6 to 9 years old

Group II: 10 to 12 years old

Group III: 13 to 15 years old

Group IV: 16 to 18 years old

Group V: 19 to 25 years old

The age group is determined by the age of the participant on the first day of the Competition.

 

Program requirements:

 

Group I:

at least 2 works from various periods, including a piece from the repertoire of N.Perelman (at the participant’s choice); performing separate movements of a cyclic composition is possible (length of performance up to 10 min .);

 

Group II:

at least 2 works from various periods, including a piece from the repertoire of N.Perelman(at the participant’s choice); performing separate movements of a cyclic composition is possible (length of performance up to 12 min .);

 

Group III:

In Group III the works from the repertoire of N.Perelman are mandatory but they can be performed either in the 1st or in the 2nd round at the choice of the participant.

Round I:

— at least 2 works, written before the beginning of XXth century, at the participant’s choice; performing separate movements of a cyclic composition is possible (length of performance up to 15 min .);

Round II:

at least 2 works from various periods with mandatory performance of music of XX-XXIst century (music sheets of new compositions should be submitted to the jury during the audition); performing separate movements of a cyclic composition is possible (length of performance up to 15 min .);

 

Group IV —V :

In Group IV-V the works from the repertoire of N.Perelman are mandatory, but they can be performed either in the 1st or in the 2nd round at the choice of the participant.

Round I:

— at least 3 works, written before the beginning of XXth century, at the participant’s choice; performing separate movements of a cyclic composition is possible (length of performance up to 20 min .);

Round II:

at least 3 works from various periods with mandatory performance of music of XX-XXI century (music sheets of new compositions should be submitted to the jury during the audition); performing separate movements of a cyclic composition is possible (length of performance 15-20 min .);

In all age groups the performance of the participant’s own compositions is possible provided that music sheets are submitted to the jury.

 

Works from the repertoire of Natan Perelman recommended to perform at the Competition

Groups I and II:

Lully                                     Gavotte in D minor

Boccherini                           Minuet

Mozart                                  Sonata in C major (KV 545)

Schubert                               Landlers, Waltzes, Musical Moment in F minor (op. 94 № 3), Allegretto in C minor (D. 915), Impromptu in A-flat major   (op.142)

Debussy                               Golliwogg’s Cakewalk

Prokofiev                              Visions fugitive №10 (op.22)

Shostakovich                      Dances of the dolls

 

Groups III, IV, V:

Schubert      Sonatas: A minor (op. 164), E-flat major (op. 122), Impromptu A-flat major                      (op.142)

Mozart         Sonatas: F major (KV 547), F major (KV 300), A major (KV300)

Beethoven:   Sonatas: E major (op.14 №1); G major (op. 14 №2); C-sharp minor                                                      (op. 27 №2, «Moonlight»); D minor (op. 31 №2); F minor (op. 57, «Apassionata»)  E minor (op. 90)

Chopin:         Waltzes (A minor, op. 34 №2; D-flat major, op. 64 №1; C-sharp minor, op. 64  №2; A-flat major, op. 64 №3);

Mazurkas (B-flat major op.7 №1; A minor, op.17 №4; C minor, op. 30 №1;

D major, op. 33 №2; B minor, op. 33 №2; E minor, op. 41 №2;

F minor, op. 68 №4)

 

Schumann: Novelette F-sharp minor ( op. 21); Arabesques (op.18).

«The Songster-prophet» from «Woodland Scenes» (op.82)

Debussy:                   Golliwogg’s Cakewalk

Albeniz:       Seguidillas (op.232 №5); Cordoba (op. 232 №4)

 

Adaptations by N.Perelman:

Mussorgsky-Perelman «Rashodilas-razgulyalas» (1932)

Rimsky-Korsakov-Perelman «Flight of the bumblebee» (1932)

Prokofiev-Perelman Waltz from opera «War and Peace» (1957)

The adaptations by Perelman will be available at the site of Saint Petersburg State-Sponsored Institution of Additional Education of Children “Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetical Education” in the section concerning the Competition.

 

 

Competition rules:

  1. The Competition is open to all young pianists who will meet the competition requirements.
  2.    The competition auditions will be held in the concert hall of Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetic Education (ul. Tukhachevskogo, 8, Saint Petersburg). All auditions are open free to public.
  3. The performance of the participants is evaluated by a jury in accordance with the professional criteria. The order of the jury work must comply with Jury Regulations of First Open International Perelman piano competition (Annex 1)
  4. The contestants who receive the highest score from the jury are awarded with the title of Laureate, prizes and diplomas.
  5. The best teachers are awarded with special diplomas.
  6.  The best participants in each age group are awarded by monetary prizes.
  7. The contestants might be awarded with special prizes from the partners of the competition.

                                                        

Administration fee:

Entrance fee of 1500 rubles for each participant has to be transferred on the bank account of «Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetic Education». Foreign participants can pay the entrance fee upon the arrival in Saint-Petersburg at the local branch of Sberbank of Russia on the receipt received from the competition organizers. The entrance fee should be paid until the day of the competition auditions. The participants who will not pay the entrance fee cannot be admitted to the auditions.

Please, write «Admission fee for the competition» in the receipt.

 

For disabled contestants the participation in the competition is free of charge.

 

In case the participant fails to appear for the auditions, the entrance fee will not be refunded.

The monetary prize will be credited to the winners and their legal representatives via bank transfer.

 

Contacts of the organizing committee:

«Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetic Education»

  1. ul. Marshala Tukhachevskogo, 8

Saint Petersburg, 195253

Russian Federation

tel: +7 (812) 226-3107

www.ocev-spb.ru  e-mail: ocev@mail.ru

 

Application procedure

The organizing committee will accept application packages until March 1, 2017 by email (ocev@mail.ru)

The following documents are required:

  • The scanned copy of the application form (attached) signed by the participant, his/her legal representative and his/her teacher (in PDF or JPG format)
  • The scanned copy of a document serving as a valid form of identification of the participant (passport or birth certificate).
  • a photo of the participant (JPG) up to 1 mb in size (file name — the participant’s surname)
  • The scanned copy of the entrance fee transfer.

 

All documents should be sent as separate files in the same email.

 

Application form of the participant

of First Open International Perelman piano competition  

for young musicians

(the program in the application form cannot be changed)

Surname, name of the participant
Age group
Educational institution, town, country
Teacher
Program for round I (duration of performance)
Program for round II for participants in age groups III-IV (duration of performance)
Telephone number (with country and area code), email

 

I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of the Competition. I give my consent to the processing of my personal data stated in the application.

 

Signature of the participant

 

Signature of a parent (legal representative)

 

Signature of the teacher

 

 

 

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