The program of the qualifying round

The participant of the qualifying round attaches to the application a link to a video recording of three works (from the program of the first round):

  1. An aria from an opera, cantata or oratorio of the XVII-XVIII centuries by one of the following composers: J.S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, J. Haydn, G. Handel, C. Gluck, H. Purcell, W.A. Mozart.
  2. Аria from an opera by one of the following composers of the XIX-XX centuries: Glinka, Dargomyzhsky, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini, Verdi, Gounod, Delibes, Saint-Saens, Bizet, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Mascagni, Cilea.
  3. One Glinka romance of the participant’s choice.

Video recording requirements:

  • the video must be posted via a single private link on YouTube;
  • the video recording must be shot from a single point on a fixed camera without interruptions during the performance of one piece and display the participant in full height, as well as the piano and the concertmaster (view from the auditorium);
  • the musical pieces must be performed in the original language, in the original key and by heart;
  • the video recording must be of high quality (at least HD or 1280×720);
  • video editing is only possible in terms of connecting the program numbers to each other, sound editing in the video is prohibited;
  • videos filmed during 2024 are accepted.



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