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XII CONCURSO INTERNACIONAL DE PIANO

“PEQUEÑOS GRANDES PIANISTAS”

Sigüenza - Guadalajara - Spain
30 VII - 1 VIII 2021

RULES

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Bell’Arte Europa International Cultural Society announces The Twelfth “Pequeños Grandes Pianistas” International Piano Competition. The Competition is open to applicants around the world, who have never won the first prize in the same category they apply for. All applicants under 18 must present parental or authorised tutor consent.

Performers who have won the Absolute First Prize in previous editions of the “Pequeños Grandes Pianistas” Competition may not participate in the same category in which they have been awarded.

 

DATES AND LOCATION:

 

30, 31 July and 1 August, 2021

Auditorium “El Pósito”

Sigüenza (Guadalajara) – Spain

 

 

CATEGORIES:

 

Participants will be classed in three categories:

Category A: applicants born after 1 January 2002

Category B: applicants born after 1 January 2007

Category C: applicants born after 1 January 2012

 

Category B and C participants may choose to compete in higher category if they wish to do so, but that each participant may only compete in one group.

TIMELINE:

 

Monday, 12th  of July 2021

• Last day to register applications

 

Friday, 30th of July 2021

• Candidates to be greeted at the “El Pósito” Auditorium

• Opening Ceremony and draw for order of performance.

 

Saturday, 31th of July 2021

• Qualifying rounds Cat. A, B and C

 

Sunday, 1th of August 2021

• Category A and B Final

• Prize awards

• Winner’s recital - Closing concert

 

REGISTRATION:

 

Application forms must be mailed no later than 12th of July 2021 to:

Bell’Arte Europa International Cultural Society

C/ Canal s/n Riosalido (Siguenza)

C.P. E-19269 Guadalajara

España

or:

e-mail: bellarteinternational@hotmail.com

web: www.bellarteeuropa.com

 

Application Requirements:

 

• Photocopy of valid identity document: DNI, passport or birth certificate stating applicants name and nationality.

• Registration form duly completed and signed by parent or authorised tutor.

• Applicants photograph with name and surname.

• An entry fee (Cat. A: 60€, Cat. B: 50€, Cat. C: 40€) is payable to Bell’Arte Europa International Cultural Society before July 12. Payment should be made by transfer - stating the applicants name and the Group he or she has chosen to compete in - to the following bank account:

 

LA CAIXA:

Bell’Arte Europa International Cultural Society

CCC. 2100.8762.99.2200065703

IBAN. ES47 2100 8762 9922 0006 5703

SWIFT. CAIXESBBXXX

 

  • Foreign residents may pay the entry fee on 30th  of July 2021 at the opening act.

  • Participants of the Bell'Arte Piano Masterclass are exempt from paying fees.

 

 

REPERTOIRE:

Category A

 

First round

• One work by J. S. Bach

• A study

• Programme of free choice

The duration of the repertoire should be longer than 10 minutes and not exceed 15 minutes.

 

Final:

• First movement of classical sonata (M. Clementi, J. Haydn, W. Mozart, L. Beethoven, F. Schubert)

• Programme of free choice

The duration of the repertoire should be longer than 10 minutes and not exceed 25 minutes.

 

 

Category B

 

First round:

• One work by J. S. Bach

• One work of free choice

The repertoire should be not exceed 15 minutes.

 

Final:

• One study

• Programme of free choice

The duration of the repertoire should not exceed 20 minutes.

 

 

Category C (only one round)

 

• One work by J. S. Bach

• One study

• One work of free choice

The duration of the repertoire should not exceed 20 minutes.

 

No work shall be repeated at any stage of the Competition.

All works must be played from memory.

PRIZES:

 

The following prizes will be awarded in each category:

 

• First Prize Diploma to all participants having obtained 95 points or higher average score according to the votes issued by the jury.

• Second Prize Diploma to all participants having obtained between 90 and 94 points average score according to the votes issued by the jury.

• Third Prize Diploma to all participants having obtained between 85 and 89 points average score according to the votes issued by the jury.

• The highest score on each category will obtain an additional Absolute First Prize Diploma plus reimbursement of expenses of 600 euros for category A, 350 euros for category B and 200 euros for category C.

• Scholarships for Absolute First Prize winners for participating in Bell'Arte Piano Summer Masterclass (Sigüenza, July 2022)

  • Prize for the best performance of J.S.Bach’s work (150€).

  • Prize for the best Russian composer’s work performance (250€, offered by Liceo Glinka).

• 2 Prizes for the best F. Chopin’s work performance (250€ each) offered by Polish Culture Intitute in Madrid.

• Prize for the best performance of a Spanish piece (150€).

 

The jury reserves the right to declare any of the above prizes deserted.

The jury may decide to award any of the prizes “ex aequo”. In this case the prize will be allocated equally.

 

JURY:

 

The jury will be made up of concert musicians and music educators of international renoun from various conservatories and music schools.

 

FURTHER REGULATIONS:

• Performances will be open to the pubic.

• The organisation reserves the right to allow audio or video recordings in the venue.

• Jury decisions will be irrevocables, both at the qualifying rounds and the final.

• The jury reserves the right to interrupt a performance that exceeds the allocated time.

• The acceptance of any prize implies a commitment to participate in the closing recital.

• A draw for order of performance will be carried out by the jury. Any participants not present when their names are called will lose the right to compete.

• The organisation will provide information on available accommodation.

• All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The organisation will not be responsible for any problems with participants.

• Registering to this Competition implies acceptance of its terms and conditions.

 

INTERPRETATION:

Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of any part of the rules and regulations of the “Pequeños Grandes Pianistas”, the prevailing interpretation will be that of the Spanish version.

The Organisation reserves the right to amend any of the rules or regulations contained herein if it is considered.

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