In the first round of the competition the following repertoire is required from the 28 participants:
Prelude and Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
One of the last three sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven: No. 30 in E major op. 109, No. 31 in A flat major op. 110 or No. 32 in C minor op. 111.
One of the following works by Ludwig van Beethoven:
Seven Bagatelles op. 33
Six Variations on an Own Theme in F major op. 34
Two Rondos in C major op. 51/1 and G major op.51/2
Fantasy in B major op. 77
Eleven Bagatelles op. 119
Andante for piano F major Wo O57 ("Andante favori")
Ten variations on the theme "La stessa, la stessissima" from the opera "Falstaff" by Antonio Salieri WoO 73
Seven variations on the quartet "Kind, willst du ruhig schlafen" from the opera "Das unterbrochene Opferfest" by Peter Winter WoO 75
32 Variations in C minor WoO 80
Rondo a capriccio for piano in G major op. 129 ("Die Wuth über den verlornen Groschen") and Polonaise in C major op. 89
The announcement of the twelve selected participants for the Second Round will take place on the evening of 3rd December 2023 after the jury meeting and the online voting.
Admission is free.