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56th year

Eva Randová Elementary School of Arts, Ústí nad Labem

in cooperation with the Statutory city of Ústí nad Labem

and the Ústí nad Labem Region

proclaim 

 the 56th annual international piano competition
Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte
 on November 22—24, 2023



Participants compete in four categories

Category I – contestants up to 9 years of age

Category II – contestants 10 and 11 years old

Category III – contestants 12 and 13 years old

Category IV – contestants 14 and 15 years old

The decisive factor for placement in the category is the competitor´s age
on the day of the Competition’s first round.

 


COMPETITON

I. category - the contestants compete only in one round in the timeout 6—8 minutes
The contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the period the Baroque to the Classicism and a composition or compositions
from Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors 


 II. category - the contestants compete in two rounds, timeout for each round is 5—7 minutes
In the first round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
dating back to the period between the Baroque to the Classicism.
In the second round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors.


III. category - the contestants compete in two rounds, timeout for each round is 7—9 minutes
In the first round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
dating back to the period between the Baroque to the Classicism.
In the second round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors.


IV. category - the contestants compete in two rounds, timeout for each round is 7—9 minutes
In the first round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
dating back to the period between the Baroque to the Classicism.
In the second round the contestants will present a composition or compositions
from the Romantic period to the compositions of contemporary authors.



Changes in the competition program are permitted and must be announced at the venue of the competition
at least one hour before the competitor’s performance.


The order of the performances (contestants) of the first round shall be determined
by the drawing by the chairman of the international jury at a public ceremony on the eve of the competition.

More information about the competition can you read in the chapter "About Virtuosi",
here you will find the Statute of the competition, Competition Rules, Jury Rules". 



Note on online application:
If the competitors belong to the 1st category, write all the compositions in one "window"  intended for the competition programme for 1st round.
The other participants fill in the competition programs for the 1st round and for the 2nd round separately.


The deadline for applications is September 24, 2023

Up-to-date information can be found on the website within 10 days after the application deadline.



   Prizes


Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category
 The jury may award honorable mentions

 Special awards:
 Prize for the most successful teacher of the CZ
 Prize for the most successful competitor in the CZ
 Prize of the Mayor of the City of Usti nad Labem
 The prize for the youngest participant
 
 The jury has the option to award additional special prizes

 

The main prize for the ultimate winner
30. 000 CZK

That amount is taxable


1st place in all categories – financial, things prizes
Special prizes-Recording equipment, camera, music...

 

                                         
 Competition fee is € 60 or CZK 1. 500 pay up until September 24, 2023

1. Postal money order

  ZUŠ Evy Randové
  W. Churchill street No. 4
  400 11 Ústí nad Labem
  Czech Republic
  Message for recipient: November 22—24, 2023


  Competition fee cannot be paid by a cheque
  The competition fee is not refundable


  2. Bank transfer

  Czechoslovak Commercial Bank

  Account Number: 259564382

  The Code of This Bank: 0300

  Variable Symbol: Date of Birth Contestant   (DDMMYYYYY)

  IBAN: CZ94 0300 0000,0002 5956 4382

  SWIFT COD: CEKOCZPP (BIC)

  Message for Recipient: full name of the Contestant  Recipient: Základní umělecká škola Evy Randové

  W. Churchilla 4

  400 01 Ústí nad Labem

  Czech Republic

  Phone: (+420) 475 211 914
   

 


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  Clarion Congress Hotel Ústí nad Labem ****
  November 22—27, 2021 (5 nights)

single room    € ?
   double room   € ?
   triple room      € ?        (5 rooms only)

 


   
Prices are per 1 night including breakfast buffet.
   Accommodation and meals
   are paid by the participants themselves.
                                        
   You may book two separate beds or double beds.

 


In the Clarion Hotel Ústí nad Labem you will pay the city fees for accommodation ? CZK /person/night.

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