Piano

2018 NTD International Piano Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round (2 pieces)

  1. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 894

 

Please select one of the following:

a. Saint-Saëns: Études, op. 52 No. 6, “En forme de valse”
b. Saint-Saëns: Études, op. 111 No. 6, “Toccata d’après le cinquième concerto”

Semifinal Round (2 pieces)

  1. Commissioned piece

  2. Please select one of the following Beethoven piano sonatas (all movements without repeats):

    a. Sonata No. 3 in C Major, op. 2 No. 3
    b. Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, op. 31 No. 2
    c. Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, op. 31 No. 3

Final Round (2 pieces, not to exceed a total of 40 minutes)

  1. Please select one of the following:

    a. Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 36 (1931 revised version), all movements

    i. Allegro agitato
    ii. Non allegro
    iii. Allegro moltob. Liszt: Transcendental Études, S. 139 (please play in the order below)

    b. Liszt: Transcendental Études, S. 139 (please play in the order below)

    i. Étude No. 4 in D Minor, “Mazeppa”
    ii. Étude No. 10 in F Minor, “Appassionata”
    iii. Étude No. 8 in C Minor, “Wilde Jagd”

  2. Please select one of the following:

a. Bach-Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor, aus BWV 1004
b. Franck: Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue, M. 21
c. Chopin: Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante, op. 22
d. One piece of your choice. (The piece must have been written before 1900 and must be from the Baroque, Classical, or Romantic period. Please submit your proposed selection for the committee’s approval.)

2018 NTD INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

Celebrating Our 10-Year Journey

NEW YORK—The 2018 NTD International Piano Competition has been announced to take place in New York City in September.

 

Since 2008, the NTD International Piano Competition has been committed to bring back the glory of the masterpieces from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. We believe this repertoire is a treasure that belongs to humankind, and should be passed on to future generations.

 

We invite world-class piano artists to share in our mission and preserve this legacy.

 

More details will be released soon. Follow us on Facebook! @NTDPianoEng

2016 NTD International Piano Competition

8-winners

Congratulations to all 2016 NTD International Piano Competition Winners!

GOLD

Dmitri Levkovich Canada

SILVER

Evgeny Starodubtsev Russia

BRONZE

Oleg Khudyakov Russia

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE

Hrant Bagrazyan Armenia
Elizaveta Ivanova
Russia
Daniel Parker
U.S.A.

BEST RENDITION AWARD OF THE COMMISSIONED COMPOSITION

Weiyan LiChina
Jiaqi Long
China

HONORABLE MENTION AWARD

Connie Kim-ShengU.S.A.
Yoon Kyung Jang
South Korea
Cecilia Sakong
U.S.A.
Bang-Shyuan Chen
Taiwan
Tiffany Poon
HongKong
Satu Paavola
Netherland
Davide Cava
Italy
Gabriele Strata
Italy
SHIH-WEI HUANG
Taiwan
Daniël van der Hoeven
Netherland
Minhae Lee
South Korea
Hyo Kyung Ha
South Korea


TV Premier Announcement – The Appreciation of Music

Previous NTD International Piano Competition winner Timur Mustakimov will share his passion of music and his insight into the Bach-Busoni Chaconne he played in the final round of the 2014 competition. TV premier of the program will happen in summer 2016 to NTD’s global audience. See official trailer of the TV premier below. Contestants who are qualified for the live rounds of the competition in 2016, especially the finalists, will have chance to be selected into future episodes The Appreciation of Music.


2014 NTDTV International Piano Competition

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