27th International Piano Competition
Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize – LIVE Edition
May 1st – May 5th, 2024
Curci Theatre – Barletta – Italy


Candidates must play the following pieces: 

First Stage 
A programme of your choice, no longer than 30 min. and not less than 25 min. in duration.

Semi Final Stage – Piano Recital 
A piano recital of your choice, no longer than 50 min. and not less than 45 min. in duration.
Works performed in the First Stage may be included in the recital.

Final Stage – Piano Concerto 
Contestants will play one of the following concertos with the Simphony Orchestra ICO Suoni del Sud conducted by Maestro Benedetto Montebello :

W.A. Mozart
Concerto in E flat maj. KV 271, Concerto in A maj. KV 414, Concerto in C maj. KV 415 ,

Concerto in E flat maj. KV 449, Concerto in Bflat maj. KV 450, Concerto in D min. KV 466,
Concerto in C maj.  KV 467
L. van Beethoven
Concerto No. 1 in C Major Op.15, Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major Op.19

Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37, Concerto No. 4 in G Major Op. 58,
Concerto No. 5 in E flat Major Op. 73
F. Chopin
Concerto in E min. op. 11, Concerto in F min. op. 21

All works in the competition must be performed from memory and must be performed in their entirety if it is not otherwise  specified by the Jury.
Performances, which exceed the specified time limit, may be interrupted by the Judges.
The playing order of the works is left to the contestant’s discretion.
The contestants must give to the Jury a copy of each piece of the Editions they will play.
They must show their passport or identity card before their first stage.