I hope the info about the following competition will be interesting and useful for forum readers.
The 4th International Piano Competition "The Muse" has recently been announced! It will take place on one of the most beautiful islands of Greece – Santorini, from September 2 until 9, 2008.
Documents can be submitted until July 15, 2008
I prize - 5,000 Euros; II prize - 3,000 Euros; III - 2,000 Euros
1. J. S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue from WTC (1st or 2nd book)
2. L. Beethoven - Complete Sonata (except Op. 49 # 1, # 2, Op. 79, Op. 106)
3. F. Chopin, F. Liszt, S. Rachmaninov or A. Scriabin - One Etude of your choice
(25-30 minutes maximum)
Free program of participant’s choice, except the compositions from the preliminary round.
One of the following concertos:
J. S. Bach
Concerto # 1 d-moll, BWV 1052
Concerto # 3 D-dur, BWV 1054
Concerto # 5 f-moll, BWV 1056
Concerto # 7 g-moll, BWV 1058
W. A. Mozart
Concerto # 6 B-dur, K. 238
Concerto # 8 C-dur, K. 246
Concerto # 9 Es-dur, K. 271
Concerto # 11 F-dur, K. 413
Concerto # 12 A-dur, К. 414
Concerto # 14 Es-dur, К. 449
All other and complete information can be found on the official website: www.themuse.gr/Competition/Competition_2008.html
Thank you and I hope to see you there!