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Repertoire requirements

First Round Repertoire

Recital of 20 – 25 mins to be performed live, at a time, date and venue of the Competition’s choosing, which must include:

  • Prelude and Fugue by Bach from Well Tempered Klavier

  • Virtuoso Study by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov or Scriabin 

  • First Movement of a Classical Sonata by Haydn, Mozart or Clementi

  • Own Choice of Work(s) if time permits 

Semi-finals Round Repertoire

A 25–30 mins Recital to be performed live which must include:

  • Work by an Australian composer of Own Choice

  • Own Choice of works as time permits

Competitors must take note of the following: 

  • Works performed in First Round cannot be performed in Semi-finals Round

  • All Works must be performed from memory

  • Changes to nominated repertoire may be made up until 19 May 2024

  • No change can be made to the nominated piano concerto 

  • No works for prepared piano are permitted 

  • Changes to the nominated piano concerto cannot be made after your application has been received,


Only concerto movements from this list may be performed during the Competition.

Ludwig van Beethoven 

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C majorOp. 15

III. Rondo. Allegro scherzando

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19

III. Rondo Molto allegro

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

III. Rondo. Allegro - Presto


Frédéric Chopin 

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 

    I. Allegro maestoso 

Edvard Grieg 

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 

I. Allegro molto moderato

III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato – Quasi presto – Andante maestoso

Felix Mendelssohn  

Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 

I. Molto allegro con fuoco in G minor; or 

III. Presto. Molto allegro e vivace

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467

III. Allegro vivace assai

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

III. Allegro assai

Camille Saint-Saëns

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 

III. Presto 

Robert Schumann 

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

I. Allegro affettuoso 

Dmitri Shostakovich

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102 

III. Allegro

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