Special Section: Violin

International Competition for 
VIOLIN

31st October – 1st November 2021

JURY

Ilya Grubert – President of the Jury – Violinist
Ettore Pellegrino – Violinist
Patrizio Scarponi – Violinist

 

 

AGE LIMIT
32 years (born in or later than 1989)

FIRST ROUND
Free choice programme no longer than 15 minutes, including one capriccio for solo violin chosen from:
N. Paganini op.1 / H. Weniawski op. 10 / J. Dont op. 35 / P. Rode (N° 2,5,7,24) / P. Rovelli

FINAL ROUND
1) One main sonata for violin and piano chosen from:

  • L.Van Beethoven Sonata n3 op.12, Sonata no.7 op.30, Sonata no.10 op.96 / C. Frank Sonata in A major / S. Prokofiev Sonata no.1 op.80, Sonata no.2 op.94 / C. Saint-Saëns Sonata no.1 op.75 / E. Grieg Sonata no.3 op.45 / J. Brahms Sonata no.1 op.78, Sonata no.2 op.100, Sonata no.3 op.108 / R. Schumann Sonata no.1 op.105 / R. Strauss Sonata in Eb major op.18 / C. Debussy Sonata in G minor / G . Faure Sonata no.1 op. 13 in A major

2) First movement of a Violin Concerto (reduced for violin and piano) chosen from:

  • P.I. Tchaikovsky concerto in D major op.35 / J. Sibelius concerto in D minor op.47 / J. Brahms concerto in D major op.77 / N. Paganini concerto no.1 in D major / S. Prokofiev concerto no.1 op.19 or no.2 op.63 / F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy concerto in E minor op.64 / A. Dvorák concerto in A minor op.53

COMPETITION SCHEDULE
30th October:
Rehearsal with Accompanists for eliminatory round repertoire (if requested)
31st October:
Eliminatory Round and Rehearsal for Finalists
1st November:
Final Round

PRIZES
First Prize – Violin (valued at €8000) from the “Academia Cremonensis” (photos will be made available on the competition website)
Second Prize  – €1000 and Diploma
Third Prize  – € 500 and Diploma

APPLICATION FEE – 100 euros

ACCOMPANIST FEE – 50 euros

APPLICATION DEADLINE – Thursday 30th September 2021

*PLEASE READ ALL GENERAL RULES*

N.B. All cash prizes will be subject to the tax treatment from art.30 of DPR 600/1973

WINNERS OF PAST EDITIONS

2009 – Violin by Luthier Quagliano
Sukhobrusov Sergey                              Overall Winner                                                RUSSIA

2011 – Violin by Luthier Davide Demartis
Park Kyung-Hwa                                    Overall Winner                                                SOUTH KOREA

2012 – Violin by Luthier Riccarda Dacquati
Hikaru Matsukawa                                Overall Winner                                                JAPAN

2016 – Violin by Luthier Riccarda Dacquati
Filochowska Anna                                  Overall Winner                                                USA

2017 – Violin by Luthier Riccarda Dacquati
María Dueñas Fernández                      Overall Winner                                                SPAIN

2018 – Violin by Luthier Emanuele Vocale
Shan-Hsin Chang                                     Overall Winner                                                TAIWAN