Piano Competition

Rules

 

The FIPMA Piano Competition is open to all FIPMA participants and will consist of four categories:

 

 

  •  A) no age limit. All FIPMA students can participate in Category A regardless their age.
  • B) up to 18 years old, included, on 22 July 2020.
  • C) up to 14 years old, included, on 22 July 2020.
  • D) up to 10 years old, included, on 22 July 2020.

 

FIPMA students can only take part in one category.

 

 

The categories B,C and D, consist of only one round and all participants will perform a free repertoire. The performance length of each category will be:

 

 

  •  B) 10 minutes.
  •  C)  7 minutes.
  •  D)  4 minutes.

 

 

 

The categorie A consists of a first round and a final round with chamber orchestra.

In the first round a free choice program will be performed, with a time limit of 15 minutes.

 

The jury will decide the 3 contestants advancing to the final, where they will perform with the "Arcangelo Corelli" Chamber Orchestra one of the following works:

 

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, K. 238

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K.413 

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K.414 

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 13 in C major, K.415 

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat  major, K.449

Haydn Piano Concerto in D major, Hob. XVIII/11

Haydn Piano Concerto in F major, Hob XVIII/3

Haydn Piano Concerto in G major, Hob XVIII/4

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in A minor

Chopin Piano Concerto No1 in E minor, Op. 11 

Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21  

 

 

The jury could limit the performance time established for each category due to organizational reasons.

Date

July 22th, Category B, C, D and first round Category A.

July 25th, final round Category A.

Jury

The jury will be composed of relevant personalities from the music scene.

Awards

 

There will be only one First Absolute Prize consisting in a cash award for the pianist obtaining the highest score in each category. In addition, several first, second and third prizes consisting in an acredited diploma may be awarded.

 

The cash prizes will be the following:

 

  • First Absolute Prize CATEGORY A: 500 euro - Sponsored by INMOBILIARIA CASA PLUS
  • First Absolute Prize CATEGORY B: 250 euro - Sponsored by VIAJES SALITRE.
  • First Absolute Prize CATEGORY C: 125 euro - Sponsored by TRIARTE.
  • First Absolute Prize CATEGORY D: 75 euro.

Fees

 

FIPMA students interested in taking part in the competition must pay a fee of € 30 in Category C and D,  € 40 in Category B and € 50 in Category A, in addition they should indicate it in the specific space while sending their application form.

Camerata Arcangelo Corelli

Conductor: Santiago de la Riva

The "Camerata Arcangelo Corelli" was born in 2013 with the idea of ​​commemorating the 300th anniversary of the death of the great Italian composer and violinist Arcangelo Corelli. It is formed by a group of colleagues and friends by profession of the violinist and director Santiago de la Riva, who currently serve as teachers in different conservatories in Andalusia.
The Camerata made its debut on October 9, 2013 at the Municipal Theater “Juan Rodríguez Romero” in Dos Hermanas, Seville, and since that date it has re-established numerous concerts, especially in Malaga where it is based. He has participated in the chamber music cycles sponsored by the University of Malaga "From the Mediterranean to the New World" and "The classics go out for a walk", with soloists such as baritone Carlos Álvarez, cellist Alejandro Martínez, oboist René Martín, of the double bass player Jorge Muñoz or of the violinist Santiago de la Riva. Within that last cycle they made the world premiere of the work “Letter from Don Quijote to Dulcinea” by composer Miguel Ortega, a work dedicated to Carlos Álvarez and Santiago de la Riva, and premiered by these musicians together with Camerata A.Corelli in the María Cristina room in Malaga. They have also performed at the Cervantes Theater in that capital in a concert entitled “Entre Corrientes”, together with the Camerata Flamenco Project group, and in another with the great violinist Giles Apap, entitled “Giles Apap: A violinist with a goblin”.
He has collaborated as an orchestra in residence in the I Series of Concerts of the International University of Andalusia (Campus of Malaga), entitled "Great Soloists of the Unia", collaborating with the following artists: José Vicente Castello, trompa, Brandt Attema, trombone, Alexandre Doisy, saxophone and Toni García Araque, contrabass. For that same institution, and together with the violinist from Malaga, Fabián López, they offered a concert last Christmas, and recently they have performed three concerts within the "First Classical Music Festival Villa de Nerja".

The "Camerata Arcangelo Corelli" was born in 2013  to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the great Italian composer and violinist Arcangelo Corelli´s death. It is formed by a group of colleagues of the violinist and conductor Santiago de la Riva, who currently serves as teacher in different conservatories in Andalucia.

The Camerata made its debut on October 9th, 2013, at the Municipal Theater “Juan Rodríguez Romero” in Dos Hermanas, Seville, and since that date it has performed numerous concerts, especially in Malaga where it is based. It has participated in the chamber music cycles sponsored by the University of Malaga "From the Mediterranean to the New World" and "The classics go out for a walk", with soloists such as baritone Carlos Álvarez, cellist Alejandro Martínez, oboist René Martín, the double bass player Jorge Muñoz or the violinist Santiago de la Riva. Within that last tour they made the world premiere of the work “Letter from Don Quijote to Dulcinea” by composer Miguel Ortega, a work dedicated to Carlos Álvarez and Santiago de la Riva, and premiered by these musicians together with Camerata A. Corelli in the María Cristina Hall in Malaga. They have also performed at the Cervantes Theater in Málaga, in a concert entitled “Entre Corrientes”, together with the Camerata Flamenco Project group. They also performed with the great violinist Giles Apap, entitled “Giles Apap: A violinist with a goblin”.



The "Camerata Arcangelo Corelli"  has collaborated as the orchestra in residence in the I Series of Concerts of the International University of Andalucia (Campus of Malaga), entitled "Great Soloists of the Unia", collaborating with the following artists: José Vicente Castello, trompa, Brandt Attema, trombone, Alexandre Doisy, saxophone and Toni García Araque, contrabass. For that same institution, and together with the violinist from Malaga, Fabián López, they offered a concert last Christmas. Recently they have performed three concerts within the "First Classical Music Festival Villa de Nerja".

   

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