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Repertoire 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition 2017

 
International Selection Rounds
• The duration of the programme may not exceed 30 minutes (including intervals).
• Free choice of Liszt’s works (original compositions, transcriptions, fantasies and/or paraphrases), but including at least ONE piece (or groups of pieces) from EACH OF THE TWO set lists. 

I: One of the following pieces (or groups of pieces):
a. Trois Caprices-Valses, No. 1 Valse de bravoure, S214/1 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
b. Pastorale – Schnitterchor , S508 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
c. Faribolo pastour, S236/1 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
d. La romanesca, S252a/ii ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
e. Bach/Liszt - ‘Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen’ Praeludium, S179 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
f. Vexilla Regis prodeunt, S185 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
g. Mephisto-Waltz No. 3, S216 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
h. Trauervorspiel und Trauermarsch, S206 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
i. Schlaflos! Frage und Antwort, S203 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND En rêve - Nocturne, S207 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Bagatelle sans tonalité, S216a ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )

II: One of the following pieces (or groups of pieces)
a. Douze Grandes Etudes, No. 8 in C minor, S137/8 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
[NB NOT the Douze Etudes d’exécution transcendente, S139] 
b. Douze Grandes Etudes, No. 2 in A minor, S137/2 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND No. 6 in G minor, S137/6 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
[NB NOT the Douze Etudes d’exécution transcendente, S 139]
c. Etudes d’exécution transcendante d’après Paganini, No. 3 in A flat minor, S140/3 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
[NB NOT the Grande Etudes de Paganini, S141] 
d. Magyar Dalok & Magyar Rápszódiak, No. 13 Rákóczi-Marsch, S242/13 ( sound fragment )
[NB NOT the Rapsodie Hongroise No. 15, S244/15]
e. Trois Caprices-Valses, No. 3 Valse de concert sur deux motifs de Lucia et Parisina, S214/3 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
f. Bellini/Liszt - Introduction et Polonaise de le Opéra I puritani, S391( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
g. Donizetti/Liszt - Marche funèbre et Cavatine de la Lucia di Lammermoor, S398 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
h. Beethoven/ Liszt - Adelaïde, S466iii [final version] ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
i. Berlioz/Liszt - Episode de la vie d’un artiste – Grande Symphonique Fantastique, II Un bal, S470/2 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
j. Berlioz/Liszt - Episode de la vie d’un artiste – Grande Symphonique Fantastique, IV Marche au supplice, S470/4 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
k. Händel/Liszt - Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira, S181 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )

Semi-Final Round 1
• The duration of the programme may not exceed 35 minutes (including intervals);
• Free choice of Liszt’s works, but including ONE of the following pieces (or group of pieces):
a. Bellini/Liszt - Réminiscences des Puritains, S390 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
b. Bellini/Liszt - Sonnambula – Große Konzert-Fantasie, S393iii [final version] ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
c. Mozart/Liszt - Fantasie über Themen aus der Oper Le Nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni, S697 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
[NB: NOT the Figaro Fantasy as arranged by Busoni]
d. Gounod/Liszt - Les adieux Rêverie sur un motif de l’opéra Roméo et Juliette, S409 ( sound fragment sheet music fragment )
AND Gounod/Liszt - Valse de l’opéra Faust, S407 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
e. Berlioz/Liszt - Ouverture des Francs-Juges, S471 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Halévy/Liszt - Réminiscences de La juive, S409a ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
f. Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/1-6 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
g. Verdi/Liszt - Ernani – Paraphrase de concert, S432 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Verdi/Liszt - Don Carlos – Coro di Festa e Marcia funebre, S435 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
h. Auber/Liszt - Tarantella di bravura d’après la Tarantelle de la Muette de Portici, S386 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment)
AND Donizetti/Liszt - Spirto gentil aus der Oper La favorite, S400a ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
i. Wagner/Liszt - Aus Lohengrin, S446/1-3 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
j. Chopin/Liszt - Six chants polonais, S480 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Glinka/Liszt - Tscherkessenmarsch aus der Oper Rußlan und Ludmilla, S406ii ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
k. Beethoven/Liszt - Symphony No. 1 in C major, S464/1 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
l. Beethoven/Liszt - Symphony No. 8 in F major, S464/8 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
m. Meyerbeer/Liszt - Réminiscences des Huguenots, S412ii [second version] ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
n. Rubinstein/Liszt - Zwei Lieder, S554 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Tchaikovsky/Liszt - Polonaise aus der Oper Jewgeny Onegin, S429 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
o. Große Konzertfantasie über spanische Weisen, S253 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )

Semi-Final Round 2
• Chamber music performance with violinist;
• ONE of the following pieces (or groups of pieces):
a. Duo ‘sur des thèmes polonais’, S127 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
b. La notte, S377a ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Rapsodie hongroise XII, S379a ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
c. Epithalam zu Eduard Reményis Vermählungsfeier, S129 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Grand Duo concertant sur la Romance de M. Lafont ‘Le départ du jeune marin’, S128 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
d. Die drei Zigeuner, S383 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth, S382bis ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND La lugubre gondola, S134bis ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )

Semi-Final Round 3
• The duration of the programme may not exceed 45 minutes (including intervals);
• Free choice of Liszt’s works, but including ONE of the following pieces (or group of pieces):
a. Apparitions, S155/1-3  ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Ballade No. 1, S170 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Ballade No. 2, S171 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
b. Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude, S173/3 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Zweiter Mephisto-Walzer, S515 ( sound fragment sheet music fragment )
AND Csárdás, S225/1 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Csárdás obstinée, S225/2 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
c. Csárdás macabre, S224 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Trois Odes funèbres: Les morts, S516; ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND La notte, S516a; ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Le triomphe funèbre du Tasse, S517 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
d. Années de pèlerinage I, S160 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
(a selection of one’s own choice at least consisting Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 AND 9)
e. Années de pèlerinage II, S161 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
(a selection of one’s own choice at least consisting Nos. 1, 4, 5, 6 AND 7)
f. Années de pèlerinage III, S163 (complete) ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
g. Zwei Episoden aus Lenaus Faust: No. 1: Der nächtliche Zug, S513a ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Die heiligen drei Könige (aus Christus), S498b/2 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Quatre Valses oubliées, S215 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
h. Sonate in h-moll, S178 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Rondeau fantastique sur un thème espagnol – El contrabandista, S252 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
i. Variationen über das Motif von J.S. Bach: ‘Weinen, Klagen’, S180 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Großes Konzertsolo, S176 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
j. Deux Légendes, No.1 St. François d'Assise. La prédication aux oiseaux, S175/1 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Deux Légendes, No.2 St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots, S175/2 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Fantasie und Fuge über das Motiv B-A-C-H, S529ii ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Scherzo und Marsch, S177 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
AND Pensée des morts, S173/4 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
k. Rapsodies Hongroises, S244: Nos. 1, 16, 17, 18 AND 19 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
[NB 19 without the ad libitum repeated section (bars 286-399)]

Finals Solo

A signature recital of up to 25 minutes, with completely free choice of Liszt’s works (original compositions, transcriptions, fantasies and/or paraphrases). Pieces performed in earlier rounds may be included.

Finals with Orchestra
One of the following works:
a. Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )
b. Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment ) 
c. Totentanz – Paraphrase über “Dies irae,” S126ii ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment ) 
d. Hexaméron – Morceau de concert – Grandes Variations de bravoure sur la marche des Puritains de Bellini par MM Liszt, Thalberg, Pixis, Henri Herz, Czerny et Chopin [Liszt’s version for piano and orchestra], S365b ( sound fragment )
e. Schubert/Liszt - Grosse Fantasie ‘Wanderer’ [Liszt’s arrangement for piano and orchestra], S366 ( sound fragment / sheet music fragment )

Many thanks to Hyperion Records for the sound fragments and Editio Musica Budapest for the sheet music fragments. The Liszt Competition endorses the use of the New Liszt Edition as published by Editio Musica Budapest. The works for violin and piano are published by Hardie Press licensed by the Liszt Society.

International Franz Liszt Piano Competition 2017

08-09
October

Semi Finals I

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11-12
October

Semi Finals II

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14-15
October

Semi Finals III

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18
October

Finals Solo

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21
October

Finals Gala
with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

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22
October

Prize winners Concert
in The Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam

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Prize winners of the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition:

Martyn van den Hoek, Gregorio Nardi (1986), Enrico Pace, Wibi Soerjadi (1989), Sergey Pashkevich (1992), Igor Roma (1996), Masaru Okada, Yundi Li (1999), Jean Dubé (2002), Yingdi Sun, Christiaan Kuyvenhoven (2005), Vitaly Pisarenko, Nino Gvetadze (2008), Masataka Goto, Olga Kozlova (2011) en Mariam Batsashvili (2014).

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Besides the International Piano Competition held every three years, the Liszt Competition also hosts a number of other concerts and events.

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