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Participants in category A, up to 11 years
must perform two selected pieces, contrasting, by various composers; performance time: between 5-8 minutes.

Participants in category B, between 12 and 14 years
must perform two or three selected pieces, contrasting, by various composers; performance time: between 8-12 minutes.

Participants in category C, between 15 and 17 years
must perform two or three selected pieces, contrasting, by various composers; performance time: between 10-15 minutes.

 

Children's Festival Participants, up to 11 years (non-competitive section)
must perform two selected pieces, contrasting, by various composers; performance time: between 3-8 minutes.


Frederic Chopin's piano works - the competition program may contain only one work by this composer. The exceptions are groups B and C - if the repertoire is made of three pieces, then only the Etude selected from the given list can be an additional piece of Frederic Chopin, as the third in the competition program.

Participants may suggest a piece by a Polish composer, not included in the official selection list. It must be considered and approved by the Organising Committee of the Competition before it can be added to the list of competition pieces.
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Participants can choose pieces from the upper age group, but it is not recommended to choose from the lower age group.

 

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Participants who register via the Application Form will receive a promotional link
to the nkoda sheet music library in the confirmation e-mail.

 

Piano Repertoire  (last update 8.05.2022)

  

Repertoire - Strings (last update 17.07.2022)

(violin, viola, cello)

 

Children's Festival Repertoire - PIANO and VIOLIN

 

Questions and Answers

1. Is each round have to play different pieces? 
The same pieces can be performed in all stages of the Competition. Applicants can choose the styles, pieces and composers that best express their artistic personality from the selection list supplied by the Competition committee at the level, which is assigned to their age category.

The Competition repertoire in the Semi-final and Final stage must be played from memory.

2. Is each round must choose one polish composer piece from the website list? 
The Competition is devoted exclusively to Polish composers and composers of Polish origin and includes a musical repertoire from the Chopin period to contemporary music.
 
3. Is any Chopin’s work can be a choice or only listed Chopin‘s work from website list?
Participants may suggest a piece by a Polish composer, including Chopin that is not included in the official selection list. However, it must be considered and approved by the Organising Committee of the Competition before it can be added to the list of competition pieces. 
 
4.For group A participants, only one Chopin piece allowed or one piece plus one etude? 
Only one Chopin composition is allowed regardless of the group.
 
5. Is Own choice could be any composer or has to be Polish composer listed? 
Own choice means selection from the repertoire list provided on our website.