2018 Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion (2018鼓浪屿钢琴比赛)

Rules & Reg­u­la­tions of the 2018 Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion, 

Xi­a­men, Chi­na

 

Gen­er­al Rules

The Com­pe­ti­tion will be held in Ku­lang­su, the fa­mous World Her­itage Site in Xi­a­men, Fu­jian, Chi­na from Oc­to­ber 26 to 31, 2018 un­der the aus­pices of the Ad­min­is­tra­tive Com­mit­tee Ku­lang­su-Wan­shis­han Scenic and His­toric Area and pre­sent­ed by the Xi­a­men Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Art Re­search As­so­ci­a­tion of Chi­na and the Xi­a­men Ku­lang­su Tourism Man­age­ment Of­fice. The Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee of the Com­pe­ti­tion will man­age all pro­ce­dures of the Com­pe­ti­tion. The ju­ry for the Com­pe­ti­tion will con­sist of renowned mu­si­cians from Chi­na and abroad. All mem­bers of the ju­ry will rate each contestant’s per­for­mance with fair and im­par­tial. De­ci­sions made by the ju­ry pan­el in all rounds of the Com­pe­ti­tion are fi­nal and can­not be ap­pealed against.

The Com­pe­ti­tion is open to pi­anists of all na­tion­al­i­ties be­tween the age of 17 to 32 (born be­tween Oc­to­ber 26, 1986 and Oc­to­ber 26, 2001). All out­stand­ing pi­anists around the world (ex­cept those who have a con­tract with an ex­clu­sive agency) are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate in the Com­pe­ti­tion. The Com­pe­ti­tion will con­sist of four rounds: pre­lim­i­nary, quar­ter-fi­nal, se­mi-fi­nal, and fi­nal. In the pre­lim­i­nary round, all con­tes­tants have to sub­mit a video for eval­u­a­tion. A max­i­mum of 24 con­tes­tants who have passed the pre­lim­i­nary round will ad­vance to the quar­ter-fi­nal. A max­i­mum of 12 con­tes­tants will ad­vance to the se­mi-fi­nal, and a max­i­mum of 6 con­tes­tants will ad­vance to the fi­nal. The Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee will be re­spon­si­ble for the record­ing, video­tap­ing, TV re­play­ing and In­ter­net broad­cast­ing of the per­for­mances, prize-win­ners’ con­certs and all oth­er events of the Com­pe­ti­tion. The copy­rights of all au­dio­vi­su­al prod­ucts will be­long to the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee, and the con­tes­tants will re­ceive no pay­ment.

Ap­pli­ca­tion and Par­tic­i­pa­tion Pro­ce­dures 

Each con­tes­tant shall sub­mit the fol­low­ing ma­te­ri­als via e‑mail to[email protected]

 

  1. Com­plete the Ap­pli­ca­tion Form (see the Ap­pen­dix; al­so down­load­able from the of­fi­cial web­site of the Com­pe­ti­tion, http://www.gly.cn/orhttp://www.glyylq.cn/)

Please sub­mit TWO for­mats of Ap­pli­ca­tion Form: First one is Ex­cel for­mat. And Sec­ond one is hard copy with sig­na­ture, ei­ther scan or take a pho­to, send to the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee be­fore June 10, 2018.

  1. The Ap­pli­ca­tion Form shall be ac­com­pa­nied by the fol­low­ing ma­te­ri­als:

* one re­cent half-length pho­to and one pho­to of per­for­mance (suit­able for print­ing). These pho­tos must be in .jpg for­mats (min­i­mum res­o­lu­tion 400 dpi). The pho­tographs, which will be used in Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion com­mu­ni­ca­tions, must be free of copy­right re­stric­tions;

* An electronic/scan ver­sion of na­tion­al iden­ti­ty card or pass­port;

* An elec­tron­ic ver­sion of cur­ricu­lum vi­tae.

* One unedit­ed video of a re­cent per­for­mance of com­plete reper­toire.

*The reper­toire re­quire­ments are as fol­lows:

⑴ Two vir­tu­oso etudes, in­clud­ing one by F. Chopin.

⑵ One pre­lude and fugue from the Well-tem­pered Clavier by J. S. Bach.

⑶ One work of the applicant’s choice (up to 10 min­utes; use for the quar­ter-fi­nal al­lowed).

Note: The vir­tu­oso etudes and the Well-Tem­pered Clavier by J. S. Bach could not be in­clud­ed in­to the reper­toire for the Com­pe­ti­tion. Ap­pli­cant shall pro­vide the elec­tron­ic ver­sion of the mu­sic score of his or her choice.

*. Con­sult­ing phone num­ber and email:

Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee, 2018 Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion

Phone num­ber: +0086–592-2066730

E‑mail:[email protected]

Note: Ap­pli­ca­tions with un­clear in­for­ma­tion or in­com­plete sup­port­ing ma­te­ri­als will not be con­sid­ered. Ap­pli­ca­tion ma­te­ri­als will not be re­turned, and ap­pli­cants are ad­vised to keep a copy of their sub­mit­tals. The Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee will keep all ap­pli­ca­tions in strict con­fi­dence and may re­quest ap­pli­cants to pro­vide ad­di­tion­al in­for­ma­tion.

 

  1. Ex­perts re­cruit­ed by the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee will con­duct a pre­lim­i­nary screen­ing of the ap­pli­cants based on the ap­pli­ca­tions re­ceived to de­ter­mine their qual­i­fi­ca­tions for par­tic­i­pat­ing in the com­pe­ti­tion. The ap­pli­cants will be no­ti­fied of the re­sults of the pre­lim­i­nary screen­ing by tele­phone or email be­fore Ju­ly 26, 2018. The re­sults will al­so be pub­lished on http://www.gly.cn/ and http://www.glyylq.cn/. Ap­pli­cants who have re­ceived a no­ti­fi­ca­tion of a suc­cess­ful ap­pli­ca­tion shall re­mit the reg­is­tra­tion fee through fol­low­ing ac­count. Ap­pli­cants in Chi­na re­mit RMB 500 to RMB Ac­count. Over­seas ap­pli­cants re­mit USD 80 to USD ac­count.  (The reg­is­tra­tion fee is not refundable.The ap­pli­cants should pay for bank charges of re­mit­tance. )

 

Ac­count for RMB Re­mit­tances:

Bank: Chi­na Con­struc­tion Bank Xi­a­men Branch Gu­langyu Sub­branch

Ac­count Num­ber: 35101539001052500436

Ac­count Hold­er: The Xi­a­men Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Art Re­search As­so­ci­a­tion of Chi­na

 

Ac­count for USD Re­mit­tances:

Bank: Bank of Chi­na Lim­it­ed, Fu­jian Branch

Ac­count Num­ber: 427375067292

Ac­count Hold­er: Xi­a­men Ku­lang­su Trav­el Dis­trict Longzu Con­truc­tion Co., Ltd.

SWIFT: BKCHCNBJ720

 

  1. The Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee will send a no­ti­fi­ca­tion to the ap­pli­cant to con­firm his or her qual­i­fi­ca­tion for the Com­pe­ti­tion with­in 20 days of re­ceipt of the reg­is­tra­tion fee.

 

  1. Ap­pli­cants shall ar­rive in Xi­a­men, Chi­na be­fore the morn­ing of Oc­to­ber 25, 2018 and re­port to the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee at the des­ig­nat­ed place.

 

  1. The or­der of per­for­mances will be de­ter­mined by a draw­ing of lots on the af­ter­noon of Oc­to­ber 25 and will be main­tained through­out the en­tire com­pe­ti­tion. Con­tes­tants shall ar­rive at the venue of the Com­pe­ti­tion at the des­ig­nat­ed time or will be deemed to have with­drawn from the Com­pe­ti­tion.

 

  1. All con­tes­tants will per­form their reper­toire by mem­o­ry. The con­tes­tant will de­ter­mine the or­der and re­peats of pieces.

 

8.On the date of com­pe­ti­tion, all con­tes­tants shall sub­mit two pho­to­copy of the mu­sic score of their reper­toires for the cur­rent round of com­pe­ti­tion.

 

  1. Any reper­toire change shall be sub­mit­ted to the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee be­fore Sep­tem­ber 10, 2018. No reper­toire change will be al­lowed dur­ing the Com­pe­ti­tion.

 

  1. Con­tes­tants’ Trav­el Ex­pens­es, Food and Ac­com­mo­da­tion:

Con­tes­tants are re­spon­si­ble for their own trav­el ex­pens­es. The Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee will pro­vide food and ac­com­mo­da­tion af­ter ar­rival in Ku­lang­su, Xi­a­men.

* Food and ac­com­mo­da­tion for con­tes­tants for the two days be­fore the Com­pe­ti­tion (Oc­to­ber 24, 2018) un­til the end of the Com­pe­ti­tion (Oc­to­ber 31, 2018) will be pro­vid­ed as fol­lows:

Quar­ter-fi­nal Par­tic­i­pants: Un­til the next morn­ing af­ter the quar­ter-fi­nal;

Se­mi-fi­nal Par­tic­i­pants: Un­til the next morn­ing af­ter the se­mi-fi­nal;

Fi­nal Par­tic­i­pants: Un­til the next morn­ing af­ter the prizes-pre­sent­ing cer­e­mo­ny.

 

* Per­sons ac­com­pa­ny­ing the con­tes­tants will be re­spon­si­ble for their own trav­el, food, ac­com­mo­da­tion and trans­porta­tion ex­pens­es. Dur­ing the Com­pe­ti­tion, the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee may arrange for food and ac­com­mo­da­tion for such per­sons but on­ly at ho­tels des­ig­nat­ed by the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee.

 

 

  1. Prizes for Win­ners

1st Prize: RMB 60,000

2nd Prize: RMB 40,000

3rd Prize: RMB 30,000

4th Prize: RMB 20,000

5th Prize: RMB 10,000

6th Prize: RMB 6,000

III. Reper­toire Re­quire­ments

Quar­ter-fi­nal: Con­tes­tants will give a recital of up to 25 min­utes with a reper­toire of their choice. The reper­toire may in­clude the work in Item (3) in the reper­toire for the pre­lim­i­nary round.

Se­mi-fi­nal: Con­tes­tants will give a recital of up to 50 min­utes with a reper­toire of their choice. The reper­toire shall in­clude one com­plete clas­si­cal sonata by F. Haydn, W. A. Mozart, or L. van Beethoven.

Note: Works cho­sen by con­tes­tants for the quar­ter- and se­mi-fi­nals shall not in­clude the vir­tu­oso etudes or the Well-Tem­pered Clavier by J. S. Bach.

 

Fi­nal: Fi­nal­ists shall per­form one of the fol­low­ing pi­ano con­cer­tos with the or­ches­tra:

W.A. Mozart:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 20 in D mi­nor, K. 466

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 23 in A ma­jor, K. 488

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 26 in D ma­jor, K. 537

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 27 in B‑flat ma­jor, K. 595

L.van Beethoven:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 4 in G ma­jor, Op.58

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 5 in E‑flat ma­jor, Op.73

F.Chopin:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 1 in E mi­nor, Op.11

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

F.Liszt:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 1 in E‑flat ma­jor

P.Tchaikovsky:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No.1 in B‑flat mi­nor, Op.23

S.Rachmaninov:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No.2 in C mi­nor, Op.18

M.Ravel:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to in G ma­jor

S.Prokofiev:

Pi­ano Con­cer­to No. 3 in C ma­jor, Op.26

Im­por­tant Dates:

June 10, 2018:

Dead­line for ap­pli­ca­tion

 

Ju­ly 26, 2018:

No­ti­fi­ca­tion of re­sults of pre­lim­i­nary screen­ing

 

Au­gust 26, 2018:

Dead­line for pay­ing reg­is­tra­tion fee (based on the date of re­mit­tance)

 

Sep­tem­ber 10, 2018:

Dead­line for reper­toire changes

 

Oc­to­ber 24 & 25 morn­ing, 2018:

Re­port to the Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee at the des­ig­nat­ed place

 

Af­ter­noon of Oc­to­ber 25, 2018:

Draw­ing of lots

 

Oc­to­ber 26 and Morn­ing of Oc­to­ber 27, 2018:

Quar­ter-fi­nal

 

Af­ter­noon of Oc­to­ber 27 & 28, 2018: Se­mi-fi­nal

 

Oc­to­ber 29, 2018:

Fi­nal­ists re­hearse with the or­ches­tra

 

Oc­to­ber 30, 2018:

Fi­nal

 

Oc­to­ber 31, 2018:

Prizes-pre­sent­ing cer­e­mo­ny &prize-winner’s con­cert and clos­ing cer­e­mo­ny

 

  1. The Or­ga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee of the 2018 Ku­lang­su Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion is re­spon­si­ble for in­ter­pret­ing these Rules and Reg­u­la­tions. 

Ku­lang­su-Wan­shis­han Scenic Area Ad­min­is­tra­tion Com­mit­tee, Xi­a­men

Jan­u­ary 5,2018

总  则

本届比赛将于2018年10月26日至10月31日在世界文化遗产地,中国福建厦门鼓浪屿举行,由厦门市鼓浪屿—万石山风景名胜区管理委员会主办,厦门市鼓浪屿钢琴艺术研究会、厦门市鼓浪屿游览区管理处承办,比赛组委会主持全部赛事。比赛评审委员会由国内外知名音乐家组成。评委将公平、公正地为每位选手评分,评审委员会对各轮比赛的评定为本比赛不可改变的最后决定。

参赛者不限国籍,欢迎世界各地优秀选手参加(具有专属经纪公司合约之演奏家除外)。凡年龄在17—32岁之间(1986年10月26日—2001年10月26日出生)的选手,均可报名参加。比赛共分预选赛、复赛、半决赛、决赛四轮进行,预选赛以选送录像视频的形式进行评选。通过预选赛进入复赛人数以不超过24人为限,进入半决赛不超过12人;进入决赛人数不超过6人。比赛组委会全权负责组织比赛期间的录音、录像、电视转播、网络传播、获奖选手音乐会以及其它相关活动。所有音像制品的版权属于比赛组委会,不向选手另付报酬。

 

一、报名及参赛有关事项

每位参赛者必须通过发送电子邮件提交以下资料至邮箱[email protected]

  1. 填写报名表(报名表附后,可从http://www.gly.cn/或http://www.glyylq.cn/下载),填写后需提交一份excel报名表及一份打印签名确认后的报名表(拍照或扫描),于2018年6月10日前向比赛组委会报名。
  2. 随同报名表需附以下材料:

* 近期电子版半身照片1张,演出照片1张(适合印刷用)。这些照片必需是.jpg格式(最少400像素)。相片请授权给主办单位公关使用。

* 本人身份证或护照电子版或扫描件。

* 本人电子版简历一份。

* 本人近期演奏的完整曲目录像视频(未被编辑过)。

* 曲目要求如下:

⑴技巧性练习曲两首,其中一首为肖邦练习曲。

⑵巴赫:《十二平均律》前奏曲与赋格一套。

⑶自选乐曲一首(10分钟为限,可于复赛中使用)。

(注)技巧性练习曲与巴赫平均律两项作品,不得再列为入围比赛的曲目,另报名者须提供自选乐曲一首之乐谱电子版。

报名咨询电话和联络邮箱:

2018鼓浪屿钢琴比赛组委会:

电话:+0086–592-2066730

邮箱:[email protected]

备注:报名表格填写不清或所附材料不齐全的报名视为无效。报名材料不予退还,选手应自行备份所寄申请材料。比赛组委会为选手材料保密,并有权要求选手补充材料。

3.比赛组委会组织专家根据报名材料进行预选赛,以确定报名者的参赛资格,并将结果于2018年7月26日前以联络电话和电子邮件方式通知报名者,并同时将在http://www.gly.cn/和http://www.glyylq.cn/进行网上公布。报名者接到比赛组委会确认参赛资格的通知后,应于2018年8月26日前(以汇款日期为准),汇款至如下相应账户。境内报名者汇款500元人民币报名费至人民币账户,境外报名者汇款80美金报名费至美元账户。报名费不退还并请自付银行汇款手续费。

 

人民币汇款帐户:

开户银行:中国建设银行股份有限公司厦门分行鼓浪屿支行

账号:35101539001052500436

户名:厦门市鼓浪屿钢琴艺术研究会

 

美元汇款帐户:

开户银行:中国银行福建支行

帐号: 427375067292

户名: 厦门市鼓浪屿景区龙珠建设有限公司

银行代码: BKCHCNBJ720

 

  1. 比赛组委会收到报名费后,将于20天内通知参赛者,确认其参赛资格。

5.参赛者本人应于2018年10月25日上午前抵达中国厦门在比赛组委会指定地点报到。

6.参赛者出场顺序在10月25日下午由抽签方式决定,抽出的顺序贯穿整个赛程。参赛者必须在指定时间内到达比赛场地,否则视为自动放弃参赛资格。

7.比赛一律背谱演奏。演奏曲目的顺序和乐曲中的反复由选手自行决定。

8.参赛者比赛当天须缴交两份该轮比赛曲目乐谱之复印本。

9.参赛者的曲目如有更改,必须在2018年9月10日前向比赛组委会申报。比赛期间不得临时更改曲目。

10.对参赛者的旅费及食宿规定如下:

旅费自理,落地食宿由比赛组委会负责接待。

*参赛选手在比赛前两天(2018年10月24日)起至比赛结束(2018年10月31日)的食宿安排按下列规定:

参加复赛者:至复赛结束后翌日上午;

参加半决赛者:至半决赛结束后翌日上午;

参加决赛者:至颁奖典礼结束翌日上午。

*参赛选手陪同者的旅费、食宿及交通费等一律自理,比赛期间的食宿可委托比赛组委会代为安排,但仅限于比赛组委会指定的饭店或旅馆。

 

二、设奖名次及奖金数额

第一名: 6.0万人民币

第二名: 4.0万人民币

第三名: 3.0万人民币

第四名: 2.0万人民币

第五名: 1.0万人民币

第六名: 0.6万人民币

三、比赛曲目

复 赛:进入本轮的选手必须演奏至多25分钟的钢琴独奏会,曲目自选,可含预选赛之(3)自选曲目。

 

半决赛:进入本轮的选手必须演奏至多50分钟的钢琴独奏会。曲目自选。本轮比赛的曲目必须包括下列作曲家(海顿、莫扎特、贝多芬)的一首完整奏鸣曲。

(注) 复赛、半决赛之自选曲目,不得再弹奏技巧性练习曲与巴赫平均律两项作品。

 

决赛:进入决赛的选手必须与乐队演奏一首钢琴协奏曲,任选自下列协奏曲:

莫扎特

D小调第20号钢琴协奏曲  K. 466

A大调第23号钢琴协奏曲 K.488

D大调第26号钢琴协奏曲  K.537

降B大调第27号钢琴协奏曲  K. 595

贝多芬

G大调第四钢琴协奏曲  op.58

降E大调第五钢琴协奏曲  op.73

肖邦

E小调第一钢琴协奏曲   op.11

F小调第二钢琴协奏曲   op.21

李斯特

降E大调第一钢琴协奏曲

柴科夫斯基

降 b 小调第一钢琴协奏曲(op.23)

拉赫玛尼诺夫

C小调第二钢琴协奏曲   op.18

拉威尔

G大调钢琴协奏曲

普罗科菲耶夫

C大调第三钢琴协奏曲   op.26

 

重要日期:

2018年6月10日

申请截止日

 

2018年7月26日

通知预选结果

 

2018年8月26日

支付报名费截止日(以汇款日期为准)

 

2018年9月10日

曲目更改截止日

 

2018年10月24日至10月25日上午

在组委会指定地点报到

 

2018年10月25日下午

抽签

 

2018年10月26日至10月27日上午

复赛

 

2018年 10月27日下午至10月28日

半决赛

 

2018年10月29日

决赛选手与乐队排练

 

2018年10月30日

决赛

 

2018年10月31日

颁奖仪式暨获奖者音乐会,闭幕式

四、本章程由2018鼓浪屿钢琴比赛组委会负责解释

报名表

(参赛者可下载报名表填写报名)

厦门市鼓浪屿−万石山风景名胜区管理委员会

2018年1月5日