Syllabus

Mabel Swainson Pianoforte Award

Syllabus ID: 9.11

Competition: Age limit: 17 to 28 years. Prize includes a recital at a venue within the National Concert Hall and at Clandeboye Festival 2019 (both subject to the winner's availability). Also, the winner will receive a perpetual cup tenable for one year.

Test Pieces 2019

Competitors to perform a programme of works lasting not less than 20 minutes and no longer than 25 minutes. Selected repertoire must represent at least two of the following categories: baroque, classical, romantic (including late romantic), European impressionist, contemporary.

Attention is drawn to Rule 23 of the Regulations of the Feis Ceoil.

The winner will be required to submit the programme for their public recital for approval by 1st June 2019. A varied programme is recommended for this recital, which should include a substantial work, or set of pieces comprising one opus number, and one piece of contemporary music written by an Irish composer since 1st January 1980.

Previous winners are not eligible.

NB: Please ensure that all own choice pieces are submitted at time of entry, as no change of repertoire will be allowed after competition entry deadline.

1st Prize: Perpetual cup, €750 and recital

2nd Prize: €500 and Betty Clarke Medal, presented by the late Mrs. Betty Clarke

Entries to Feis Ceoil 2019 are opening 15 October 2018 at 08:00!
Entries to Feis Ceoil 2019 will close 14 December 2018 at 17:30!

Feis Ceoil 2018