Violin Competition

7–9 August 2024

Repertoire

1st ROUND · RECITAL

Duration:  20 min. maximum

1. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Choose between

  • Adagio e Fuga BWV 1001
  • Siciliana e Presto BWV 1001 
  • Allemanda e double BWV 1002
  • Andante e Allegro BWV 1003
  • Sarabanda e Giga BWV 1004
  • Largo e Allegro Assai BWV 1005
  • Preludio e Gavotta en rondeau BWV 1006

2. First movement of a Violin sonata: Choose between

  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827):
    op. 24 in F major
    op. 30 n. 2 in C minor
  • Johannes Brahms (1883–1897):
    op.78 in G major
    op 108 in D minor
  • Robert Schumann (1810–1856):
    Op.105 in A minor
  • Edward Grieg (1843–1907):
    Op. 45 in C minor

FINAL ROUND · PERFORMANCE WITH STRINGS ORCHESTRA

Duration:  30 min approximately

1. Alexey Shor: "Flight of a Falcon" from Phantasms Violin Concerto No 2 (Download scores)

2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791): First movement of a Violin concert (free choice Cadenza) between 

  • k 216 G major
  • k 218 D major
  • k 219 A major

3. One virtuoso piece between:

  • Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921): Introduction and Rondo capriccioso op.28
  • Pablo de Sarasate (1844–1908): Zigeunerweisen op.20
  • Pablo de Sarasate (1844–1908): Introduction and Tarantella op.43

* All pieces, except for Alexey Shor "Flight of a Falcon" from Phantasms, must be performed by memory.
** Programmes cannot be changed after the closing date of applications.


Jury members

Carmelo
Andriani

Italy

Boris
Brovtsyn

Austria

Alibek
Kabdurakhmanov

Uzbekistan

Francesco
Manara

Italy

Carlo
Parazzoli

Italy
Application deadline 16th of July 2023



Prizes

1st Prize — 5 000 €

2nd Prize — 3 000 €

3rd Prize — 1 000 €