CALENDAR of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition PIANO 2010

The 16th edition of the piano competition takes place from 3 May until 14 June.

Français:
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Nederlands:
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FIRST ROUND

http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/120/125/premiere_epreuve.html

03 > 08/05/2010
15:00 & 20:00
ROYAL BRUSSELS CONSERVATORY
Programme
of the candidates:
In the first round, candidates give a recital of approximately 20 minutes. They perform works or extracts from works chosen by the jury from among those proposed.
Each candidate must prepare the following works:
1. Five etudes, of which one by Chopin, one by Liszt, one by Debussy, one chosen from the etudes by Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Rautavaara, Skryabin or Stravinsky, and another chosen from the etudes by Bartók, Dusapin, Ligeti, Messiaen or Ohana.
2. A prelude and fugue from the ‘Well-Tempered Clavier’ by J.S. Bach.
3. A work of the candidate's choice, not included in the programme for the other public rounds.
The names of the 24 semi-finalists are announced on Saturday 8 May at the end of the evening.


Reservations:
http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/121/130/comment_reserver.html

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SEMI-FINAL

http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/120/126/demi-finale.html

10 > 15/05/2010
15:00 & 20:00
ROYAL BRUSSELS CONSERVATORY

Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, cond. Paul Goodwin
Programme
of the 24 semi-finalists:
At each session, which consists of 2 parts, the public hears four different semi-finalists. Two candidates perform a Mozart concerto with the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, conducted by Paul Goodwin. Afterwards, two other candidates perform their recitals, of approximately 50 minutes.
For their recital, each candidate prepares the compulsory unpublished work written especially for this competition by Jean-Luc Fafchamps as well as two coherent recital programmes, each made up of a classical sonata and one or more works chosen by the candidate. The jury chooses one of the two recital programmes proposed.
The names of the 12 finalists are announced on Saturday 15 May at the end of the evening.

Reservations:
http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/121/130/comment_reserver.html

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MASTER CLASSES

http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/120/127/master_classes.html

18 > 21/05/2010
10:00 > 16:30

MIM (MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS MUSEUM)
Programme

Master classes given in public by members of the jury.
[in Memory of Countess Edmond Carton de Wiart]

With:
David Lively
Anne Queffélec
Staffan Scheja
Tamás Vasary

Number of participants: 16

Within the framework of the Piano Competition, these four members of the jury will share their art and their knowledge with young pianists who have already reached an advanced standard, whether or not they are candidates in the Competition. The master classes will be held in the auditorium of the MIM and will be given by two teachers each day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each teacher will give one morning and one afternoon class, and will spend 40 minutes with each of his or her eight participants. Over the four days, each participant will have the opportunity to meet two teachers and will present works of his or her choice.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC:
Sessions from 10:00 to 12:40 and from 13:45 to 16:30
MIM, 2 Montagne de la Cour, B-1000 Brussels, www.mim.fgov.be

Price:
Subscription
53 EUR (40 EUR for students and job-seekers)

Per day
15 EUR (12 EUR for students and job-seekers)

Half-day
8 EUR (6 EUR for students and job-seekers)

Registration and payment:

Advance booking is advised, using the application form:
http://www.cmireb.be/files/masterclasses_ENG_aud.pdf

The application form should be returned to the Secretariat of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, 20 rue aux Laines, B-1000 Brussels. Once your application has been accepted, you will be sent a request for payment. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment has been received. Registration fees cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
Tickets may also be bought during the half hour before each session.

Participants:
If you wish to take part in the master classes as a pupil and to benefit from the teaching of members of the jury, you can apply on the application website:
http://cand.cmireb.be/en/p/2/6/11/master_classes.html
In collaboration with the MIM: http://www.mim.be/ and Maene Pianos: http://www.maene.be/

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FINAL

http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/120/128/final.html

24 > 29/05/2010
20:00

BRUSSELS CENTRE FOR FINE ARTS (PALAIS DES BEAUX-ARTS)

http://www.bozar.be/activity.php?id=9747&selectiondate=2010-05-24

National Orchestra of Belgium, cond. Marin Alsop
Programme
of the 12 finalists

Each evening, 2 finalists will perform:
- A sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert.
- An unpublished work, to be performed with orchestra, written specially for this competition and chosen during the Queen Elisabeth Composition Competition 2009 : http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/11/composition09.html
(world premiere on 24 May 2010).
- A concerto (free choice)

Marin Alsop conducts the National Orchestra of Belgium:
(http://www.onb-nob.be/)
The laureates will be ranked at the end of the evening on Saturday 29 May.


Reservations:
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LAUREATES' CONCERTS:
Concertini

02 > 04/06/2010 & 09> 11/06/2010
12:30

LA MONNAIE / DE MUNT - BRUSSELS

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Recitals by the laureates
(tickets for sale on the day of the concert)

Laureates’ concert


10/06/2010
20:00
BRUSSELS CENTRE FOR FINE ARTS (PALAIS DES BEAUX-ARTS)
http://www.bozar.be/activity.php?id=9748&selectiondate=2010-6-10
With the
4th, 5th and 6th prize-winners


Liège Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Jean-Pierre Haeck
http://www.opl.be/
Closing concert


14/06/2010
20:00
BRUSSELS CENTRE FOR FINE ARTS (PALAIS DES BEAUX-ARTS)

http://www.bozar.be/activity.php?id=9750&selectiondate=2010-6-14

With the
1st, 2nd and 3rd prize-winners


deFilharmonie (Royal Flemish Philharmonic), cond. Jaap van Zweden

http://www.defilharmonie.be/

Reservations for the laureates’ concert and the closing concert:
http://www.cmireb.be/en/p/2/12/121/130/comment_reserver.html
All rounds are open to the public.
There are special conditions for those under 26 years of age.
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Hugo De Pril
Flanders Area & Brussels
Belgium
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