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The Competition, or music put to the test The Competition, or music put to the test

INTERNATIONAL MUSICOLOGICAL CONFERENCE
THE COMPETITION, OR MUSIC PUT TO THE TEST

Piano competitions from the psychological, sociological,
historical and aesthetic perspectives.

Warsaw
22-23 October 2015

 

  • 22 October 2015, 14.00
    Discussion panel comprising representatives of international music competitions. Led by John Allison
    Peter Paul Kainrath
    - Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition
    Jacques Marquis - Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth
    Richard Rodzinski
    Michel-Etienne Van Neste - Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium
    Artur Szklener - 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw

  • 23 October 2015, 10.00
    Richard Rodzinski
    Competitions in Perspective: the Role of Auditions in a Musician's Life, the Subjectivity of Ranking, and Defining Success
    Richard Parncutt
    Implications for competition juries of music-psychological research on the evaluation of piano performance
    Lisa McCormick
    Pogorelich at the Chopin: a theory of controversies in music competitions
    Anna Chęćka-Gotkowicz
    The piano competition as an ‘exchange' of aesthetic values. A metacritical and existential perspective
    Wojciech Kocyan
    The Evolution of Performance Style at the Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw

  • 23 October 2015, 15.15
    Discussion panel The influence of piano competitions on concert and performance practice. Led by Wojciech Bońkowski

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  • dr hab. Zofia Chechlińska, The Fryderyk Chopin Institute
  • prof. Kenneth Hamilton, Cardiff University
  • prof. John Rink, University of Cambridge
  • dr Artur Szklener, The Fryderyk Chopin Institute
  • prof. Wojciech Świtała, Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice

 

CONFERENCE VENUE

Ballroom
Regent Warsaw Hotel

Belwederska 23, Warsaw