Royal South Street Eisteddfod 2022
Celebrating Chopin
23 Jul 2022 to 24 Jul 2022
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Celebrating Chopin

 

Senior Chopin:

Sunday 24th July


Junior Chopin:

Saturday 23rd July


The Abbey Theatre

Mary’s Mount Centre

1600 Sturt Street Ballarat


 

Further Information Contact:

Competition Officer – Julie Wiseman

Office: 5332 1054

Email: admin@royalsouthstreet.com.au


Section Chair

Peter Zala


Committee Members

Maree Nolan


The Royal South Street Society acknowledges the generosity of Mr Andrew Cochrane AM & family who have honoured the society with the prizes for both the Junior & Senior Chopin sections in memory of their mother, Margaret Schofield, now in their 15th year of sponsoring.


Since 2015 Celebrating Chopin competitors have played a Schimmel Konzert Series Grand Piano providing the ultimate experience in concert dynamic performance. Schimmel is Germany’s largest and most awarded piano manufacturer. The piano is provided by our Pianoforte sponsor, Bernie’s Musicland, Ringwood.


SPECIAL CONDITIONS

(To be read in conjunction with the General Conditions 2022)



 

1. Previous winners are eligible, providing that they perform a completely new program from previous entry.

 

2. Copyright: Please see General Conditions 2022 for information.

 

3. Subject to circumstances, all performers must stay to the completion of their section of the competition, and the prize ceremony. Failure to comply with these rules may result in prize money being withheld.

 

4. All competitors must be present at the start of their section of the competition.

 

5. Dress Code: Each performance is considered a concert; therefore, appropriate concert dress is expected.

 

6. Age limit will be deemed as at the 1st January, of the current year. (2022)



ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/05/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Under 16 Years
746 Junior Chopin Solo     Under 16 Years

Own choice of one (or more) complete works or movement of Chopin. Royal South Street Society acknowledges the generosity of Mr Andrew Cochrane AM and family who have honoured the society with this prize in memory their mother, Margaret Schofield. Prizes; First $500 + Medal, Second $300 + Medal, Third $150 + Medal. Encouragement Award : $50 at the discretion of the adjudicator.

Margaret Scholfield Memorial Prizes

Entry: $35.001st Medal + $500          2nd Medal + $300          3rd Medal + $150          EA $50          
16 to 33 Years
747 Margaret Schofield Memorial Prize for a Performance of the Music of CHOPIN Solo     16 to 33 Years

The competition is open to any pianist who has been a resident of Australia for two years prior to the competition. Competitors must present at least two significant works. The program may include an Etude, a Ballade, Sonata movement, Scherzo, the Barcarolle, or a similar large work. Each competitor will be given familiarisation with the piano prior to the start of competition, plus a warmup time. Time Limit: Minimum 15 minutes ~ Maximum 20 minutes Competitors who do not comply with the time limit may be disqualified. The entire program is to be included in the time limit, including appropriate breaks between pieces. The program choice will be taken into consideration by the adjudicators. Prize Money: o First $5000 + Medal o Second $2500 + Medal o Third $1000 + Medal o Encouragement Award $500 at the discretion of the adjudicator

Margaret Scholfield Memorial Prizes

Entry: $80.001st Medal + $5000          2nd Medal + $2500          3rd Medal + $1000          EA $500