Syllabus

Mabel Swainson Pianoforte Award

Syllabus ID: 9.11

Competition: Age limit: 17 to 28 years. Prize includes a recital at a recognised venue (subject to host confirmation and winner's availability). Also, the winner will receive a perpetual cup tenable for one year.

1st Prize: Perpetual cup, €750 and recital.

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

Test Pieces 2023

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 2023.  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.

Entrance Fees: €60.00

Date: 29 March 2023

Time: 9.30am & 2.00pm

Venue: RDS Concert Hall via Anglesea Rd

Adjudicator: Leon McCawley

 Entries to Feis Ceoil 2023 are now closed!!

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