Repertoire for the competition

  1. Nicolaus Bruhns: Prelude in E minor ("The Great")
  2. J. S. Bach: Trio Super "Allein Gott in der höh" BWV 664
  3. Rued Langgaard: "Øde gader"
  4. O. Messiaen: From "La Nativité du Seigneur":
    "Les enfants de dieu"


1st Round

January 14-15, 2017.
Concert Hall, Danish National Academy of Music, Esbjerg

  1. J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541
  2. Nicolaus Bruhns: "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland"   
  3. One of the following works of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy:
    • Sonata VI, 1st movement (bars 1-190)
    • Sonata IV, 1st and 3rd movement
2nd Round

January 18-19, 2017
Church of Our Saviour, Esbjerg

  1. F. Couperin: Offertoire sur le Grands Jeux
    (from "Messe pour les Paroisses")
  2. Maurice Duruflé: Choral and Variationen from
    "Veni creator" op. 4
  3. Peter Møller: "Transfiguration"
3rd Round

January 21, 2017
Ribe Cathedral

  1. One of the following works of J. S. Bach:
    • Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
    • Toccata, Adagio and Fuga in C major, BWV 564
    • Prelude and Fuga in E minor, BWV 548

  2. One of the following works:
    • Carl Nielsen: "Commotio"
    • O. Messiaen: From "L´Ascension":
      II Alleluias sereins d'une âme qui desire le ciel
      III Transports de joie d'une âme devant la gloire
      du Christ qui est la sienne
    • M. Reger: Choralfantasie "Wie schön leucht' uns
      der Morgenstern " Opus 40 No. 1
    • M. Reger: Choralfantasie "Wachet auf, ruft uns
      die Stimme" Opus 52 No. 2

  3. Work(s) chosen by the competitor

The program for the final round must be approx. 45 minutes.


The program may - but need not - be played from memory.  

The three Danish works  (Langgaard, Møller and Nielsen) can be obtained from the website NODER.DK.