2024 Concerto Competition Approved Repertoire

Participants are welcome to select any single movement from this list for their competition video submission and potential performance with orchestra.

Please Note:

  1. Repertoire listed below does not require pre-approval. 
  2. Sempre Musick will consider other repertoire on a case-by-case basis. Please Contact Us prior to submitting your application. Additional fees may apply. 
  3. Sempre Musick reserves the right to disallow repertoire selections for logistical reasons, change the instrumentation, and to make orchestral cuts as deemed appropriate.

  • J. S. Bach – any Concerto
  • A. Vivaldi – any Concerto 
  • W. A. Mozart – any Concerto
  • F. J. Haydn – any Concerto 
  • Any Concerto by J. S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, W. A. Mozart, or F. J. Haydn 
  • G. J. Vogler – Piano Concerto in C Major
  • L. van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
  • L. van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19
  • L. van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
  • F. Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 (string orchestra only, or including winds)
  • F. Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21 (string orchestra only, or including winds)
  • F. Chopin – Andante Frederic Chopin “Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante”, Op. 22
  • Robert Schumann – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 25
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Piano Concerto No.2, Op. 40
  • Edward Grieg – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
  • Timothy Brown – The Classical Concerto for Piano and Strings
  • Alexander Peskanov – any Concerto
  • Camille Saint-Saens – Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
  • D. Shostakovich – Concerto in C minor, No. 1, Op. 35 
  • Robert Edward Smith – Suite Petite for Piano and Strings

Any Instrument:

  • Any Concerto by J. S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, W. A. Mozart, or F. J. Haydn

Additional options – Cello:

  • E. Elgar – Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
  • G. Faure – Elegy, Op. 24

Additional options – Violin:

  • C. A. de Beriot – Violin Concerto No.9, Op.104
  • F. Kuchler – Concertino in D, Op. 15
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
  • Camille Saint-Saens – Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, Op. 28
  • F. Seitz – Concerto 2 in G major, Op. 13

Any Instrument:

  • Any Concerto by J. S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, W. A. Mozart, or F. J. Haydn

Additional options – Alto Saxophone:

  • Alexander Peskanov – Maryland Concerto
  • Alexander Peskanov – Mama’s Blues

Additional options – Trumpet:

  • J. N. Hummel – Trumpet Concerto in E (or E-flat) major, S. 49
  • Alexander Peskanov – Royal Concerto

Any Instrument:

  • Any Concerto by J. S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, W. A. Mozart, or F. J. Haydn

Additional options – Flute:

  • Alexander Peskanov – Irish Poem
  • Alexander Peskanov – Equestrian Suite

Additional options – Oboe:

  • This includes W. A. Mozart – Flute (Oboe) Concerto No.2 in D major, K. 314.
  • Any Concerto by J. S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, W. A. Mozart, or F. J. Haydn 
  • Marcel Grandjany – Aria in Classic Style (for Harp and Strings)
  • Georg Friedrich Handel – Harp Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 4, No. 6
  • Robert Edward Smith – Concerto for Harp and Strings