Young Verona Piano Competition Official Website

Rules 2021

| Rules


- The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities and will take place exclusively online in the period between October 17 and November 10, 2022.
- The Selections will take place through the sending by the candidates of their registrations according to the characteristics indicated in this Rules.
- There are two sections (soloists and four-hands piano duo) and seven categories;
- Absolute winners of a category of past editions of the competition are not admitted, they will still be able to enroll in a different category than the one previously won;
- Members of the Jury cannot present Candidates whom they have taught on a continuous basis in the two years preceding the the beginning of the Competition. ;
- For C and D categories, is re uired memory execution;
- All works performed must be published;
- Competitors cannot appeal against the decision of the Jury, the Artistic Committee and the Organizing Committee.


Solists Section
Kids from 2014 € 50,00
A 2013, 2012 € 50,00
B 2011, 2010, 2009 € 50,00
C 2008, 2007, 2006 € 65,00
D 2005, 2004 € 70,00

Four-hands piano duo Section
E dal 2008 € 80,00
F 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003 € 100,00

It is possible to register for only one category for each of the two Sections;
Enrollment in a category higher than that of belonging is allowed;
The registration fee for categories E and F is to be understood as total for the duo.


Registration is open from September 15 to October 15, 20221 exclusively online by completing the form in the Application page..
The registration fee is fully refundable only and exclusively upon resolution of the Organizing Committee in the event of cancellation of the Competition or of one of the categories (against a number of participants deemed insufficient).
The application form must be accompanied by:
1. Copy of an identity document or passport (formats .pdf, .png, .jpg);
2. A recent high-resolution photograph (formats .png o .jpg);
3. Release form for the processing of personal data and the dissemination of audio and video material (signed by a parent or guardian);
4. Link to the video for the Test (to be uploaded on the YouTube digital platform in public or not listed form).

Only video recordings that meet the following characteristics will be taken into consideration:
- Only video recordings that meet the following characteristics will be taken into consideration;
- Hands and face always visible;
- Audio editing is not allowed. However, multi-camera framing is allowed;
- Registrations must not be prior to 2020.

Registrations made according to the indications in the table below are allowed:

Kids - soloists Admitted Admitted Admitted
A - soloists Admitted Admitted Admitted
B - soloists Admitted Admitted X
C - soloists Admitted X X
D - soloists Admitted X X
E - piano duo Admitted Admitted X
F - piano duo Admitted X X


The Organizing Committee reserve the right to amend any of the rules or regulations contained herein if it is considered necessary to ensure the proper running of the Competition.
Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of any part of the rules and regulations of the VIPC, the decision of the Organizing Committee will be final and not subject to any appeal and the Italian version of the text will the only to be considered.
The rights of any nature relating to the Competition Rehearsals (audio / video recording, recordings, photographic services, streaming, radio or television broadcasts) are owned by the Associazione Musicale Liszt 2011 and do not give the Candidates the right to any compensation..
Submission of the Application form for the competition implies consent to the above.

| Musical program

Kids - soloists open choise of works max. 6 min.
A - soloists open choise of works max. 8 min.
B - soloists open choise of works max. 12 min.
C - soloists open choise of works max. 18 min.
D - soloists 1. A Studio/Etude with a brilliant character
2. open choise of works to completion
max. 30 min.
E - piano duo open choise of works max. 20 min.
F - piano duo open choise of works max. 30 min.

| Prizes

- The Jury will cast its vote in hundredths. The final grade will be the expression of the arithmetic average of the votes of the individual Jurors;
- The merit rankings will be announced and published on the competition website on November 10, 2022;
- All awarded diplomas, including participation certificates for non-winning competitors, will be sent in digital format;
- The prizes will be awarded according to the following table:

95 - 100 1st Prize First Prize Diploma
90 - 94 2nd Prize Second Prize Diploma
85 - 89 3rd Prize Third Prize Diploma
80 - 84 4th Prize Fourth Prize Diploma

It will be sent a certificate of participation to all not-abarded competitors that will ask for to the Secretary of the Competition.

The candidate who has obtained the highest score among the winners of the First Prize in their category will be awarded the title of Absolute First Prize.

Kids - soloists € 100,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma
A - soloists € 150,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma
B - soloists € 250,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma
C - soloists € 500,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma
D - soloists € 800,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma
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E - piano duo € 400,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma
F - piano duo € 800,00 and Absolute First Prize Diploma

All prizes can be awarded ex-aequo and the related scholarships will be divided equally among the winners.

| Jury

Roberto Pegoraro

artistic director

Daniel Rivera


Edoardo Strabbioli


| Calendar

thursday September 15

Application opens

saturday October 15

Application closes

monday October 17

Start of the work of the Jury

thursday November 10

Publication of the rankings