Saxophone & Clarinet

2-4 August 2024

Repertoire

1st ROUND

Duration: 20 min maximum

1. One solo work from the baroque period (for example works by G.Ph. Telemann, J.S. Bach etc.).

The work may contain only one or several movements from a suite, or any other cycle. Important is to stay within the time limit of 20 minutes when combined with the second piece of the first round.

The choice of the tonality of the transcription and the instrument is free.

2. One of the following pieces:

William Albright (1944–1998) Sonata for saxophone and piano
II. La Follia nuova
IV. Recitative and dance
or
Alfred Desenclos (1912–1971) Prélude , cadence et finale
or
Claude Debussy (1862–1918) Rhapsodie (Arr. for saxophone and piano by V. David)
or
Fernande Decruck (1896–1954) Sonata in C-sharp Major
I.Tres modere
II. Andante
III.Fileuse
IV. Nocturne et Final
or
Paule Maurice (1910–1967) Tableaux de Provence
1. Farandole des jeunes filles
2. Chanson pour ma mie
3. La bohémienne
4. Des alyscamps l'âme soupire
5. Le cabridan


FINAL ROUND · PERFORMANCE WITH STRINGS ORCHESTRA

Duration: 25 min.

1. Alexey Shor - Concerto in Bb for alto saxophone and orchestra 2nd and 3rd movements  (Download scores: solo part, piano reduction)

2. One of the following pieces:
Alexander Glazunov (1865–1936)
Saxophone concerto in E-Flat major, Op. 109
or
Lars-Erik Larsson (1908–1986)
Saxophone concerto Op. 14 2nd and 3rd movements

*Programmes cannot be changed after the closing date of applications.

1st ROUND

with piano – max 20 minutes

1. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Three pieces for solo clarinet

2. A piece chosen among:
Donato Lovreglio (1841-1907) 
Fantasia on Verdi’s opera “La Traviata”
or
Luigi Bassi (1766-1825)
Concert Fantasia on Motives from “Rigoletto”
or
Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Introduction et Rondo op. 72


FINAL ROUND · PERFORMANCE WITH STRINGS ORCHESTRA

With orchestra - max 25 minutes

1. Alexey Shor (1970)
Concerto in Bb for clarinet and orchestra, 2nd and 3rd movements (Download scores: solo part, piano reduction)

2. A piece chosen among:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Clarinet Concerto in A major KV 622, 3rd movement
or
Saverio Mercadante (1795-1870)
Clarinet Concerto in B flat Major op.101, 1st movement

*Programmes cannot be changed after the closing date of applications.


Jury members

Hayrapet
Arakelyan

Germany/China

Nicolas
Arsenijevic

France

Alan
Chircop

Malta

Philippe
Cuper

France

Simone
Simonelli

Italy

Antonio
Tinelli

Italy/Switzerland

Yang
Tong

China
Application deadline 21st of June 2024




Prizes

1st Prize — 5 000 €

2nd Prize — 3 000 €

3rd Prize — 1 000 €