Concerts

Yoriko Muto    
1st Prize, Cat. III    
01.06.2008 Dippoldiswalde, Parksäle  Recital 
20.06.2008  Weimar, Kammerorchester Franz Liszt  Concert with orchestra 
02.04.2009  Erfurt, Philharmonisches Orchester
Konzert musste aus Krankheitsgründen entfallen 
Concert with orchestra 
03.04.2009  Erfurt, Philharmonisches Orchester
Konzert musste aus Krankheitsgründen entfallen 
Concert with orchestra
     
Hyeyoon Park                    
1st Prize, Cat. II     
17.07.2008  Weimar, Weimarer Meisterkurse  Recital 
19.10.2008  Ballenstedt, Schlosstheater  Recital 
15.03.2009  Weimar, Lisztsalon Altenburg  Recital 
25.04.2009  Alsfeld, Alsfeld Musik Art  Recital 
24.02.2010  Jena, Jenaer Philharmonie  Concert with orchestra 
26.02.2010  Sonneberg, Jenaer Philharmonie  Concert with orchestra 
     
Karol Danis     
1. Prize, Cat. I    
17.07.2008  Weimar, Weimarer Meisterkurse  Recital 
14.10.2009  Reichenbach, Vogtlandphilharmonie Greiz/Reichenbach Concert with orchestra 
16.10.2009  Greiz, Vogtlandphilharmonie Greiz/Reichenbach  Concert with orchestra 
     
Anna Savkina     
1st Prize, Cat. I     
25.10.2008  Weimar, Schloss Belvedere Weimar Recital 

Jury

  • Friedemann Eichhorn (Head of Jury)
  • Christian Altenburger
  • Harald Eggebrecht
  • Saschko Gawriloff
  • Andreas Lehmann
  • Anne-Kathrin Lindig
  • Igor Ozim
  • Paul Roczek
  • Eduard Schmieder
  • Vesselin Paraskevov

The Competition's Categories

  • Category I (up to 14 years)
  • Category II (15–17 years)
  • Category III (18–21 years)

Repertoire

Category I

First Round

a) G. Ph. Telemann: one fantasy
or J. S. Bach: one movement with the following Double from the Partita B minor BWV 1002
or two movements from the Partita D minor BWW 1004 (not the Ciaccona)
or two movements from the Partita E major BWV 1006 (Menuett 1 and 2 together are one movement)

b) One caprice by Rode, Gaviniés, Dancla, Kreutzer or Wieniawski

c) One work or part thereof, for violin solo or violin and piano of own choice (max. 10 minutes)

Second Round

a) One movement from a sonata or sonatina by Mozart, Beethoven, or Schubert

b) First movement from one of the following violin concertos: Mozart (KV 211, 216, 218, 219), Mendelssohn E minor, Wieniawski D minor, Lalo (Symphonie espagnole) or the last movement of the concerto no. 8 by Spohr or the last movement of the concerto G minor by Bruch
The concerto may be the same as the one played in the third round.

c) One virtuoso work for violin solo or violin and piano of own choice (max. 10 minutes)

Third Round

One of the following violin concertos: Mozart (KV 211, 216, 218, 219), Spohr no. 8, Mendelssohn E minor, Wieniawski D minor, Bruch G minor, Lalo (Symphonie espagnole, 1st, 4th and 5th movement)

Category II

First Round


a) J. S.Bach: Allemanda, Double, Corrente, Double from the Partita B minor BWV 1002
or Sarabanda, Double, Tempo di Borea, Double from the Partita B minor BWV 1002
or Allemanda, Corrente, Sarabanda, Giga from the Partita D minor BWV 1004
or Preludio, Loure, Gavotte en Rondeau from the Partita E major BWV 1006

b) One caprice by Wieniawski (op. 10 or op. 18) or by Paganini

c) One work, or part thereof, for violin solo or violin and piano by a composer born not before 1880 (max. 10 minutes, no opera paraphrase)

Second Round

a) One sonata by L. v. Beethoven (nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8)
or W. A. Mozart (KV 378, 380, 454, 526)

b) Louis Spohr: Barcarole op. 135,1

c) One virtuoso work for violin solo or violin and piano of own choice (max. 10 minutes)

Third Round

One of the following violin concertos: Spohr no. 8, Mendelssohn E minor, Wieniawski D minor, Bruch G minor, Lalo (Symphonie espagnole, without 3rd movement), Vieuxtemps no. 5, Tschaikowski, Sibelius

Category III


First Round

a) J. S. Bach: Adagio and Fuga from the sonata in G minor BWV 1001
or Grave and Fuga from the sonata A minor BWV 1003
or Adagio and Fuga from the Sonata C major BWV 1005
or Ciaccona from the Partita D minor BWV 1004

b) One caprice by Paganini

c) One work, or part thereof, from the Second Vienna School (Neue Wiener Schule)
or one work, or part thereof, for violin solo or violin and piano by a composer born not before 1880 (max. 10 minutes, no opera paraphrase)

Second Round

a) One sonata by L. v. Beethoven (Nr. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8)
or W. A. Mozart (KV 378, 380, 454, 526)

b) Louis Spohr: Scherzo op. 135,2 or Mazurka op. 135,6

c) One work by Claude Debussy (La fille aux cheveux de lin, or La plus que lente, or Clair de lune)
or Maurice Ravel (Pièce en forme d´Habanera)
or Karol Szymanowski (Chant de Roxane)

d) One virtuoso work for violin solo or violin and piano of own choice (max. 10 minutes)

Third Round

One of the following violin concertos: Spohr no. 8, Mendelssohn E minor, Bruch G minor, Wieniawski D minor, Lalo (Symphonie espagnole), Vieuxtemps no. 5, Tschaikowski, Sibelius, Brahms, Paganini no. 2

Participation Rules

1. The Competition is open to young violinists of all nationalities. The following age groups are organized as:

Cat. I: born after 9.11.1992
Cat. II: born after 9.11.1989
Cat. III: born after 9.11.1985

2. The competition will take place with piano in three rounds in all categories.

3. All works must be performed memorized and without repeats. Sonatas with piano and works from the Second Vienna School and by composers born not before 1880 may be played from music.

4. The choice of works may not be changed after applying.

5. Official piano accompanists will be available free of charge for the competition. Participants bringing a private accompanist, must cover the costs themselves.

6. The decisions of the jury are legally final.

7. The jury reserves the right to call off the performance.

8. The competition is open to the public in all three rounds (concert attire is required).

9. Participants must pay for hotel and travel costs themselves. East-European participants may apply for a subsidy for these costs. No one is automatically enti-tled to receive a subsidy.

9. The competition will cover accommodation costs for those candidates who have reached the second round (from then onward), to a maximum of 25 Euros per person per day. This offer does not include accommodation costs for private piano accompanists or travel partners.

10. The prize winners are commited to perform in competition related concerts without pay. The organizer may record parts of the competition. Yet competitors have no recording rights whatsoever. Prize winners must also accept their prize in person.

11. At registration, competitors must agree to the complete regulations and terms of the competition.

12. In cases of doubt, the German text of this invitation is legally binding.

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