Competition Required Concertos.
Contestants will be required to perform the first movement of one of the following concertos:
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052
Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
I. Allegro moderato
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Concerto No. 1 in C major, Opus 15
Concerto No. 2 in B–flat major, Opus 19
I. Allegro con brio
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Concerto No. 4 in G major, Hoboken XVIII: 4
Concerto No. 11 in D major, Hoboken XVIII: 11
Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Opus 25
I. Molto allegro con fuoco
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Concerto No. 5 in D major, Köchel 175
Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, Köchel 238
I. Allegro aperto
Concerto No. 12 in A major, Köchel 414
Concerto No. 23 in A major, Köchel 488
Semifinalists perform the first movement of a concerto with a second pianist performing the orchestral reduction. The jury advances three semifinalists to the finals when each performs his or her concerto movement with a conductor and an Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra quintet.
All Contestants receive performance comments from the preliminary jury
Competitions are open to the public.
One finalist is selected to perform the concerto movement with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as a guest artist for an MSO Youth Concert.