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8th INTERFEST-BITOLA
PIANO COMPETITION

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR PIANISTS
October 6th - 8th  2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PIANISTS
October 6th - 8th 2017

Bitola, Macedonia

Piano Bosendorfer Grand Concert 280
Donation: Trifun Kostovski

 

ARTISTIC  DIRECTOR
Milica Šperovik-Ribarski

DIRECTOR
Kiril Ribarski

The jury consists of 5 renowned international pianists and professors

COMPETITION COMMITEE
Kiril Ribarski, director of  INTERFEST-BITOLA
Vasilcho Pecakovski, director of Music School, Bitola
Marija Shamoska- Budjakovski, pianist, professor
Emil Ribarski, pianist, professor

 

INTERFEST-BITOLA PIANO COMPETITION
For performing pianists

The Eighth International Piano Competition for performing artists will take place in the Institute Museum Gallery, Bitola, from October 68h through 8th, 2017. The competition is open to participants of all nationalities, born 1986 or after.

REGULATIONS
1. All pieces must be presented by memory (no music scores allowed).
2. Pianos for rehearsals will be available for use  in rotational scheme.
3. Members of the jury may not evaluate competitors that are, familiarly or professionally, related with.
4. The jury may interrupt any performance that exceeds the time limited.
5. Competitors who do not reach the 2nd and 3rd stage may request a certificate of participation.
6. The first prize and special prizes can not be shared.
7. The jury may decide not to award all prizes; the jury's decision is final.

PROGRAM
FIRST STAGE (eliminatory):
J. S. Bach, one Prelude and Fugue from "Das Wohltemperierte Klavier”
One etude by Chopin or Liszt,
First movement of a Classical Sonata by Mozart, Haydn or Clementi, Beethoven

SECOND STAGE (eliminatory, 40 -50 minutes):
One of the more demanding Sonatas of XVIII, XIX, XX Century
Major Piece(s) chosen by the participant

THIRD STAGE – FINALE  Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelsohn, Chopin,  Liszt, Schumann, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Prokofiev, Franck

AWARDS
FIRST  PRIZE: 1.000 Euros
Recital on INTERFEST-BITOLA 2018
SECOND PRIZE: 600 Euros
THIRD PRIZE:   400 Euros
SPECIAL prize “PREMIO FILIPPO TREVISAN”
Donated by the Family TREVISAN

 

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR
YOUNG PIANISTS
The Eighth International Competition for Young Pianists will take place in the Institute Museum Gallery, Bitola, from October 6th through 8th 2017.                          
The competition is open to participants of all nationalities.

Category A: competitors born 2008 or after,
Category A1: competitors born 2006 or after,
Category B: competitors born  2003 or after,
Category C: competitors born  2000 or after,
Category D: competitors born 1997 or after,
Category E: competitors born 1994 or after
The competition will be consisted of a single stage. 
PROGRAM
CATEGORY A: (7 minutes):
One  piece of J.S. Bach;
Two or more pieces chosen by the participant.
CATEGORY A1: (10 minutes)
J. S. Bach: Small Prelude
One etude,
First movement of a Sonatina or a Sonata
One or more pieces chosen by the participant.
CATEGORY B (15 minutes):
J. S. Bach: Invention of 2 or 3 voices, or two movements from French Suite
First movement of a Sonata (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven)
One or more pieces chosen by the participant
CATEGORY C (20 minutes):
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from "Das Wohltemperierte Klavier,
One etude,
First movement of a Sonata (by Mozart, Haydn,  Beethoven)
One or more pieces chosen by the participant.
CATEGORY D (25 minutes)
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from “Das Wohltemperierte Klavier”
One etude by Chopin or Liszt
First movement of a Classical Sonata
One or more pieces chosen by the participant.
CATEGORY E (30 minutes):
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from “Das Wohltemperierte Klavier”
In 4 voices
One etude by Chopin or Liszt
One Sonata
Piece  (pieces) chosen by the participant.

 

                         APPLICATIONS
Please send the following documents by e-mail:
1. Application form with brief Curriculum Vitae and program
2. Photocopy of identity card or passport
3. Passport sized photography
4. Receipt for payment of the application fee:
4500 den. (70 E) for pianists competition
1.800 den. (30 E ) for young pianists competition

Payment can be made upon arrival in Macedonia.
Komercijalna banka AD Skopje , SWIFT: KOBSMK2X
Account of Interfest-Bitola (IBAN ): MK07300701002044921

Closing date for entries: September 15, 2017.

Competitors should present themselves at the Institute Museum Bitola
for the draw and piano trial.

Secretariat: Skupi 1A nr.14, 1010 Skopje, Macedonia
Phone: Bitola +389 70 622-623,  Skopje +389 76 976-630
Email: interfestcompetition@yahoo.com
Website: www.interfest.com.mk

                How to arrive in Bitola
By airplane: Destination SKOPJE (175 km. from Bitola)
Destination Thessaloniki (200km. from Bitola)
Sophia (400 km. from Bitola)  
Hotel “Villa Diamond”, Bitola,  tel. +389 70 536-922
Hotel accommodation with breakfast 13 Euros
Hotel accommodation with full board 21 Euros

 Hotel “Bitola”, accommodation with breakfast: 20 Euros
Phone: +389 47 256936, Fax:+389 47 255697

INTERFEST-BITOLA COMPETITION is organized
Under the aegis of:
Ministry of Culture of Macedonia
Description: ministerstvo-za-kultura
Council of the Municipality of Bitola
INSTITUTE MUSEUM GALLERY, BITOLA                                          
MUSIC SCHOOL BITOLA

 

Download the application form

Download propositions - pdf

 

 

Under aegis of:ministerstvo za kultura na makedonija kultura

Sponsors:

grb bitola
Council of the
Municipality of Bitola

 

Mr. Trifun Kostovski, donor of the BÖSENDORFER GRAND CONCERT 280 piano.

kiro dandaro

 

INTERFEST-BITOLA is organized in collaboration with:
INSTITUTE MUSEUM GALERY
NATIONAL THEATRE BITOLA
MUSIC SCHOOL, Bitola

INTERFEST-BITOLA
Director: Kiril Ribarski
Art director: Milica Sperovik - Ribarski
Manager: Emil Ribarski
Main office:
Nikola Grceto, 6/15, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Phone/fax 389 2 2611051
Email: intfestbt@yahoo.com

Kire Ristevski, piano tuner
Slobodan Vignjevic, poster design