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COMPETITION

Philadelphia International Piano Competition

Eligibility and Regulations

  1. The 2017 Philadelphia International Piano Competition is only open to all 2017 PYPA young artists.
  2. The competition will be divided into two categories:
  • Category A: Born on and after August 9, 1998
  • Category B: Born on and before August 8, 1998 to August 7, 1990
  1. PYPA will arrange an accompanist for the participants to perform. Participants must compensate for the accompanist.
  2. PYPA participants can choose not to participate in the competition.
  3. All performances must be from memory.
  4. Except for the PYPA Scholarship Award, the PYPA artistic director and 2017 PYPA faculty will not judge in the competition.
  5. All winners are required to perform in the winners’ concert on August 15, 2017 in Field Concert Hall at Curtis Institute of Music.
  6. All judges’ decisions are final.

Competition stages and repertoire for both Category A and B

  • Preliminary (8/12)
  • One Classical Sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert
  • One free choice
  • *The judges will listen to a maximum performance time of 15 minutes.
  • Final (8/13)
  • One complete concerto (same as the concerto performed in the Preliminary round)
  • *Up to 2 finalists from each category will be selected.
  • **The judges will listen to the entire concerto performance in the final round.

Prizes

  • Winner of Category A: $1,000
  • Winner of Category B: $1,000

Awards and Engagements

1. Concerto Award

  • Concerto performance with an orchestra during 2017-2018 season
  • (Will be awarded to one participant from both categories who performs the best concerto performance during the competition, as determined by the judges.)

2. Perry and Gladys Rosenstein Recital Award

  • Solo recital at Puffin Cultural Forum (Teaneck, NJ) during 2017-2018 season
  •  (Will be awarded to only one participant from both categories who performs the best solo repertoire performance during the competition, as determined by the judges.)

3. PYPA Scholarship Award

  • Full scholarship to attend the 2018 PYPA (scholarship award in the amount of $2,950, as of 2017 PYPA)
  • (To be chosen by the Artistic Director of PYPA from the finalists.)

4. Winners’ Concert

  • All prizewinners will perform in the 2017 PYPA closing concert on August 15, 2017 at Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music.
  • Additional concert engagements will be added throughout the season at the discretion of the Artistic Director of PYPA. 

Concerto list

  • Bartok Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto Nos. 1 – 5
  • Brahms Piano Concerto Nos. 1 – 2
  • Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
  • Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
  • Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
  • Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
  • Haydn All keyboard concertos
  • Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major
  • Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
  • Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40
  • Mozart All piano concertos
  • Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, Op. 10
  • Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
  • Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18
  • Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
  • Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major
  • Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
  • Schumann Piano Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 23

2017 費城國際鋼琴大賽

一、參賽資格

  1. 比賽僅開放2017年費城青年鋼琴家音樂節(以下簡稱PYPA)之學員參與。
  2. 參賽選手依年齡分為兩組:(以2017年PYPA開幕日期8/8為基準)
  • A組:17歲或以下(1999年8月7日前出生者)
  • B組:18-26歲(1990年8月9日至1999年8月8日)
  1. PYPA學員可選擇是否參與此大賽。

二、比賽規則

  1. PYPA將為各參賽者安排演奏協奏曲的伴奏,參賽者須支付伴奏費用。
  2. 所有曲目皆須背譜演奏。
  3. 獲獎學員須參與2017年8月15日於寇帝斯音樂院Field音樂廳所舉辦的得獎者音樂會。
  4. 除了PYPA全額獎學金獎項,PYPA之藝術總監及此屆授課教授將不參與評選過程。
  5. 評審團將於每輪比賽後宣布結果。評審結果為最終裁定,不接受任何質詢或異議。

三、A、B組各階段指定曲目

  • 初賽(8/12):
  • 古典樂派奏鳴曲一首(須為海頓、莫札特、貝多芬或舒伯特之作品)。
  • 自選曲一首

      ※每位參賽者演奏時間為15分鐘。

 

  • 決賽(8/13):
  • 協奏曲全曲一首(須與初賽協奏曲同曲)
  • ※ 此階段須演奏全曲。
  • ※ A、B組將各選出兩位決賽選手。

四、獎勵

  1. 名次獎
  • A組優勝者:$1,000美元。
  • B組優勝者:$1,000美元。
  1. 特別獎項
  • 協奏曲獎:
  • 2017-2018樂季與交響樂團一同演出協奏曲。
  • (此獎將由評審團自A及B組中選出一名「最佳協奏曲演出」之參賽者。)
  • Perry and Gladys Rosenstein 獨奏會獎:
  • 2017-2018樂季於美國紐澤西Puffin Cultural Forum舉辦個人獨奏會。
  • (此獎將由評審團自A及B組中選出一名「最佳獨奏演出」之參賽者。)
  • PYPA全額獎學金:
  • 將獲得2018年費城青年鋼琴家音樂節之全額獎學金贊助,價值$2,950美元。
  • (此獎將由PYPA藝術總監自決賽參賽者中選出一名。)
  • 所有參賽者皆可獲得大賽頒布之證書。

五、得獎者音樂會

  1. 所有得獎之參賽者,將於2017年8月15日「PYPA」閉幕音樂會演出,地點為寇帝斯音樂院Field音樂廳。
  2. 2017-2018樂季期間,PYPA藝術總監將陸續公布更多得獎者演出資訊。

六、協奏曲曲目

  1. 巴爾托克:第三號鋼琴協奏曲
  2. 貝多芬:第一至五號鋼琴協奏曲
  3. 布拉姆斯:第一及第二號鋼琴協奏曲
  4. 蕭邦:E小調第一號鋼琴協奏曲,作品11
  5. 蕭邦:F小調第二號鋼琴協奏曲,作品21
  6. 蓋西文:藍色狂想曲
  7. 葛利格:A小調鋼琴協奏曲,作品16
  8. 海頓:所有鍵盤協奏曲
  9. 李斯特:降E大調第一號鋼琴協奏曲
  10. 孟德爾頌G小調第一號鋼琴協奏曲,作品25
  11. 孟德爾頌D小調第二號鋼琴協奏曲,作品40
  12. 莫札特:所有鋼琴協奏曲
  13. 普羅高菲夫:降D大調第一號鋼琴協奏曲,作品10
  14. 普羅高菲夫:C大調第三號鋼琴協奏曲,作品26
  15. 拉赫曼尼諾夫:C小調第二號鋼琴協奏曲,作品18
  16. 拉赫曼尼諾夫:帕格尼尼主題狂想曲,作品43
  17. 拉威爾:G大調鋼琴協奏曲
  18. 聖桑:G小調第二號鋼琴協奏曲,作品22
  19. 舒曼:A小調鋼琴協奏曲
  20. 柴可夫斯基降B大調第一號鋼琴協奏曲,作品23
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