Event Schedule

Round 1 – Three sessions with 5 contestants per session (3 interval 2)

A Sonata by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven plus a virtuoso étude by Rachmaninov, Chopin or Scriabin

Round 2 – Three sessions with 5 contestants per session (3 interval 2)
A 30-35 minute recital – the contestant’s choice of recital programme

Final – The 4 selected contestants (2 interval 2)
A 40-45 minute recital – the contestant’s choice of recital programme

The finish time for each session is only approximate

Wednesday 26
Opening6.00 – 6.45 pm
Judges’ recital 7.00 – 8.30 pm
Thursday 27/09/2018
Morning talk – Foyer Bar9.15 – 9.45 am
Round 1 session 1 10.00 am – 12.35 pm
Lunchtime talk – Foyer Bar1.00 – 1.45 pm
Round 1 session 2 2.00 – 4.40 pm
Friday 28/09/2018
Morning talk – Auditorium 9.15 – 9.45 am
Round 1 session 3 10.00 am – 12.35 pm
Lunchtime talk – Foyer Bar1.00 – 1.45 pm
Round 2 session 1 2.00 – 5.25 pm
Saturday 29/09/2018
Round 2 session 2 9.15 am – 12.40 pm
Round 2 session 3 2.00 – 5.25 pm
Announcement of finalists5.45pm
Sunday 30 /09/2018
Masterclass (selected non-finalists) with interval 9.45 am – 12.00 pm
Final1.30 – 5.00 pm
Prize Giving Ceremony5.15 – 5.45 pm
Closing Reception 5.45 – 7.00 pm

The KIPC “Fringe”

There are several Fringe Events complementing the competition itself.

Thursday 27 SeptemberMorning
Meet the JudgesSoo-Jung Shin, Awadagin Pratt, Phillip ShovkFoyer Bar 9.15 -9.45 am
Lunchtime
The life of a piano technicianGlenn EasleyFoyer Bar1.00-1.45 pm
Friday 28 September Morning
Selecting and preparing the concert pianoGlenn EasleyAuditorium 9.15 -9.45 am
Lunchtime
Preparing a recital programme for competitionPhillip ShovkFoyer Bar1.00-1.45 pm