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Repertoire

Stage I

– two Etudes, one from each group (a, b) indicated below:

a)

in C major, Op. 10 No. 1
in C sharp minor, Op. 10 No. 4
in G flat major, Op. 10 No. 5
in F major, Op. 10 No. 8
in C minor, Op. 10 No. 12
in A minor, Op. 25 No. 11

b)

in A minor, Op. 10 No. 2
in C major 0p.10 No. 7
in A flat major, Op. 10 No. 10
in E flat major, Op. 10 No. 11
in A minor, Op. 25 No. 4
in E minor, Op. 25 No. 5
in G sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 6
in B minor, Op. 25 No. 10

– one of the following pieces:

• Nocturne in B major, Op. 9 No. 3
• Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1
• Nocturne in D flat major, Op. 27 No. 2
• Nocturne in G major, Op. 37 No. 2
• Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48 No. 1
• Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op. 48 No. 2
• Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 55 No. 2
• Nocturne in B major, Op. 62 No. 1
• Nocturne in E major, Op. 62 No. 2
• Etude in E major, Op. 10 No. 3
• Etude in E flat minor, Op. 10 No. 6
• Etude in C sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 7



– one of the following pieces:

• Ballade in G minor, Op. 23
• Ballade in F major, Op. 38
• Ballade in A flat major, Op. 47
• Ballade in F minor, Op. 52
• Barcarole in F sharp major, Op. 60
• Fantasia in F minor, Op. 49
• Scherzo in B minor, Op. 20
• Scherzo in B flat minor, Op. 31
• Scherzo in C sharp minor, Op. 39
• Scherzo in E major, Op. 54

Performing time in the second stage: 30–40 minutes.

– one of the following pieces:

• Ballade in G minor, Op. 23
• Ballade in F major, Op. 38
• Ballade in A flat major, Op. 47
• Ballade in F minor, Op. 52
• Barcarole in F sharp major, Op. 60
• Fantasia in F minor, Op. 49
• Scherzo in B minor, Op. 20
• Scherzo in B flat minor, Op. 31
• Scherzo in C sharp minor, Op. 39
• Scherzo in E major, Op. 54
• Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major, Op. 61



– one of the following Waltzes:

• in E flat major, Op. 18
• in A flat major, Op. 34 No. 1
• in F major, Op. 34 No. 3
• in A flat major, Op. 42
• in A flat major, Op. 64 No. 3



– one of the following Polonaises:

• Andante Spianato and Polonaise in E flat major, Op. 22
• Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op. 44
• Polonaise in A flat major, Op. 53
• both Polonaises from Op. 26
• any piece or pieces by Fryderyk Chopin (if the hitherto performed part of the repertoire does not exhaust the minimum time limit indicated below).



Competitors who played one of the Scherzos in the first stage, in the second stage should choose another genre from the first group.

The pieces may be performed in any order (except Op. 26).

Should the contestant overrun the time limit, the Jury may stop his/her performance.

Performing time in the third stage: 50–60 minutes. – Sonata in B flat minor, Op. 35 or Sonata in B minor, Op. 58 or all Preludes, Op. 28.

Repetition of the exposition in the first movement of the B minor Sonata should be left out; repetition of the first movement of the B flat minor Sonata is optional.

– a full set of Mazurkas from the following opuses:17, 24, 30, 33, 41, 50, 56, 59

Mazurkas must be played in the order they are numbered in the opus. In the case of opuses 33 and 41 the following number applies:

op. 33

in G sharp minor No. 1
in C major No. 2
in D major No. 3
in B minor No. 4

op. 41

in E minor No. 1
in B major No. 2
in A flat major No. 3
in C sharp minor No. 4

– any piece or pieces by Fryderyk Chopin (if the hitherto performed part of the repertoire does not exhaust the minimum time limit indicated below). The pieces may be performed in any order (except the Mazurkas and the Preludes).

Should the contestant overrun the time limit, the Jury may stop his/her performance.

17 October – Celebrations marking the 166th anniversary of Fryderyk Chopin's death

Mozart’s Requiem at the Holly Cross, where in accordance with his wishes, Chopin’s heart rests. The Mass is celebrated by the archbishop of Warsaw and the Requiem performed by the Orchestre des Champs-Elysees under Philippe Herreweghe.

– One of the following Concertos: in E minor, Op. 11 or in F minor, Op. 21.