Deadline for the application is 1 January 2017
Applications should be sent electronically and all documents
(in Word or PDF files) should be attached to email : firstname.lastname@example.org and include:
Application deadline: 1 January 2017
The competition is open to pianists who are between the ages of 18 years old
on 13 March and no more than 28 years old on 19 March 2017.
Competitors have to be one of the following:
Sweden, Iceland, Norway and Denmark
in any of the Nordic countries
Prescreening video round
Every applicant has to send 2 YouTube links of video recording together with the application. In the video should be clearly seen hands and face of the competitor. Links of the prescreening video round of successful candidates will be published in the official competition website together with the presentation of each competitor.
Prescreening video round - Deadline 1 January 2017
1. One movement from a sonata by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven
2. A free choice of virtuoso etude
All phases of the Competition will be open to the public.
From the Video preselection round max 30 competitors will be selected to perform in Round One.
Max. 15 pianists will be selected by the Jury will be admitted through to Round Two.
6 competitors will be choosen to perform on the Round 3 - Pre-qualification Finals
In the pre-qualification Final, six competitors will perform an entire concerto with second piano accompaniment. The jury will, together with the conductor, choose three competitors to perform with orchestra in the Concerto Finals. The remaining three competitors will be awarded Finalist Diplomas.
Three competitors will be selected to go through to the Final Concerto Round accompanied by the Wermlands Opera Orchestra.
Last day of changing the repertore is 1 February 2017
The jury reserves the right to stop any performance that overruns the time limit.
All competitors must perform from memory.
Repertoire presented in the Preliminary Round can’t be repeated in either Round One or Round Two. Repertoire presented in the Round 1 can’t be repeated in the Round Two.
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