02.04.2020 — 05.04.2020

MUSICAGORITIENSIS

1. InternationalMusic Competition

MUSICA GORITIENSIS

Cello

Category A

(born 2011 and later)
max. performance time: 8 min.

  • Programme of the contestant’s choice

Category B 

(born 2009 – 2010)
max. performance time: 12 min.

  • one Etude of the contestant’s choice
  • two contrasting pieces for cello with piano accompaniment of the contestant’s choice.

Category C

(born 2006 - 2008)
max performance time: 15 min.

  • One Etude by the following composers: D. Popper, J. L. Duport, F. Dotzauer, J. Merk, A. Franchomme or others of similar level of difficulty
  • One movement from a Concerto and one piece or two contrasting pieces for cello with piano accompaniment of the contestant’s choice.

Category D 

(born 2002 - 2005)
performance time: n/a the Jury has the right to interrupt the performance.

The competition will be divided into two rounds:

1) Preliminary round:

  • Two Etudes or Capricci by the following composers: F. Dotzauer, D. Popper op. 73, F. Grützmacher op. 38, C. A. Piatti, A. F. Servais op. 11 or others of similar level of difficulty. The Jury will select one Etude for the contestant to perform.
  • One movement from a Concerto of the contestant’s choice.

2) Final round:

  • A Prelude or two contrasting Movements from a Suite by J. S. Bach.
  • A virtuosic piece with piano accompaniment.

Category E

(born 1996 - 2001)
performance time: n/a the Jury has the right to interrupt the performance.

The competition will be divided into two rounds:

1) Preliminary round:

  • Prelude to Cello Suite No. 4, 5, or 6 by J. S. Bach
  • Two Etudes or Capricci by the following composers: F. Dotzauer, D. Popper op. 73, F. Grützmacher op. 38, C. A. Piatti, A. F. Servais op. 11. The Jury will select one Etude for the contestant to perform.
  • First Movement of a Sonata from the period of L. van Beethoven onwards.

2) Final round:

  • 1st Movement or 2nd and 3rd movement of a Concerto (from Haydn onwards), or a Concertante piece such as Tchaikovsky’s Rococo variations (for cello with piano accompaniment). Two movements of Elgar’s Concertos are also admitted.
  • A virtuosic piece with piano accompaniment.

N.B.: The Concertos should be performed from memory.