Cello Competition

30 July – 1 August 2024

Repertoire

1st ROUND · RECITAL

Duration:  20 min. maximum

1. One study of free choice from David Popper’s "High school of cello playing", Op. 73

2. Prelude of free choice from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007–1012

3. One of the following pieces:

  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856): Adagio and Allegro
  • Claude Debussy (1862–1918): Cello sonata

FINAL ROUND · PERFORMANCE WITH STRINGS ORCHESTRA

Duration:  35 min maximum

1. Alexey Shor: First movement from "Musical Pilgrimage" — Cello Concerto (Download scores)

2. One of the following pieces:

  • Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809): Cello Concerto No.1 in C major, Hob.VIIb:1 (Сomplete concerto)
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788): Cello Concerto in A major, H.439 Wq 172

* All pieces, except for Alexey Shor's First movement from "Musical Pilgrimage" — Cello Concerto, must be performed by memory.
** Programmes cannot be changed after the closing date of applications.


Jury members

Alexander
Chaushian

UK/Armenia

Gloria
Kim

South Korea

Massimo
Magri

Italy

Tim
Park

Germany

Ignatius
Sokal

Poland/UK
Application deadline 18th of June 2024



Prizes

1st Prize — 5 000 €

2nd Prize — 3 000 €

3rd Prize — 1 000 €