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Cleveland International Piano Competition and Institute for Young Artists

Competition Repertoire

Pre-Screening Repertoire

Junior Division (ages 11-14)

Video Length: 10-20 minutes of music
  • Any movement from a sonata by Mozart, Haydn or Beethoven (without repeats)
  • Any Etude of virtuosity
  • One piece of choice if time allows

Senior Division (ages 15-18)

Video Length: 15-25 minutes of music
  • Any movement from a sonata by Mozart, Haydn or Beethoven (without repeats)
  • Any Etude of virtuosity
  • One piece of choice if time allows

First Round

Junior Division (ages 11-14)

15-20 minutes
  • Movement from any classical sonata
  • Romantic work
  • Remaining time is candidate’s choice of repertoire, if time allows.

Senior Division (ages 15-18)

25-30 minutes
  • Full Classical sonata by Beethoven, Haydn or Mozart
  • Piece by Brahms, Chopin, Schubert or R. Schumann
  • Remaining time is candidate’s choice of repertoire, if time allows.

Final Round (Junior and Senior)

Chamber Music
Piano Trios: 1-2 movements with approx. length up to 12 mins
BEETHOVEN

  • Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 1 No. 1
    (1st or 4th movement)
  • Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost”
    (any movement)
MENDELSSOHN

  • Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49
    (1st, 2nd, or 4th movement)
  • Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66
    (1st, 2nd, or 4th movement)

BRAHMS

  • Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8
    (1st movement)
  • Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87
    (1st movement)
Concerti (First movement only)

MOZART

  • Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271
  • Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414
  • Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453
  • Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
  • Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467
  • Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
  • Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major, K. 595

BEETHOVEN

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19
  • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

R. SCHUMANN

  • Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54

CHOPIN

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21

GRIEG

  • Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16