Competition Repertoire :: JĀZEPS VĪTOLS International Piano Competition ::

Competition Repertoire

Round I

1. J.S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue from LTK I, II (optional)

2. Two virtuoso etudes:

a) F. Chopin – Etude from op. 10 (except No. 3, No. 6) or op. 25 (except No. 7);

b) Etude of free choice

3. One or more works by Jāzeps Vītols, duration no less than 10 minutes


Overall performance time must not exceed 30 minutes.

Scores of Jāzeps Vītols piano works are available for download HERE.


Round II

  1. Sonata by J. Haydn, W.A. Mozart, or L. van Beethoven
  2. Compulsory piece of Jāzeps Vītols – Prelude in B Major op. 10 No. 1
  3. Compositions of participant's free choice

Overall performance time must be from 50 - 60 minutes.


Round III

One of the following concertos:

W.A.Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K.466

W.A.Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K.467

W.A.Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K.488

W.A.Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491

W.A.Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, K.595

L.van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, op. 15

L.van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, op. 19

L.van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op. 37

L.van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op. 58

L.van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major, op. 73

F.Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat major, S. 124

F.Liszt Piano Concerto No.2 in A major, S. 125

F.Chopin Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, op. 11

F.Chopin Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, op. 21

R.Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54

J.Brahms Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op. 15

J.Brahms Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, op. 83

C.Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, op. 22

E.Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16

S.Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op. 18

S.Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, op. 30

S.Rachmaninov "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini", op. 43

S.Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, op. 10

S.Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 16

S.Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26

M.Ravel Piano Concerto G major