International Cello Competition ProArt

Конкурсы Виолончель2020
Дедлайн: 01/05/2020
Место проведения: Хмельницкий, Украина
Дисциплины: Виолончель
С: 24/06/2020 До: 28/06/2020
Ограничения по возрасту: до 23

International Cello Competition 24-28 of June, 2020 Khmelnytsky, Ukraine

First Age Category 12 to 14 years old – two rounds
Second Age Category 15 to 17 years old – two rounds
Third Age Category 18 to 23 years old – three rounds

First Round – selection by video recording

Application form together with the recording (saved as a YouTube video) should be emailed before the 1st of May, 2020

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Program

First Age Category (12 to 14 Years Old (by 28th of June, 2020)

Mandatory piece: Camille Saint-Saens „Allegro Appasionato“ op.43.

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Two rounds

1st Round:

Selection by Video Recording

Video recording of C. Saint-Saens „Allegro Appasionato“ op.43 saved as a YouTube video should be sent before the 1st of May, 2020 to the following address: proartcomp@gmail.com

2nd Round:

Takes place in Khmelnytzky, June 26, 2020 Program duration 15-20 min.

Mandatory piece: Camille Saint-Saens „Allegro Appasionato“ op.43. The rest of the program is free and has to be chosen by the candidate. Allowed selections are pieces for cello solo and cello with piano only. Competition can provide an accompanist to any participant at participant’s expense.

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Second Age Category 15 to 17 Years Old (by 28th of June, 2020)

Mandatory piece: Antonin Dvorak „Rondo“ op.94

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Two rounds
1st Round:

Selection by video recording

Video recording of Antonin Dvorak „Rondo“ op.94 saved as a YouTube video should be sent before the 1st of May, 2020 to the following address: proartcomp@gmail.com

2nd Round:

Takes place in Khmelnytzky, 27 of June, 2020 Program duration 20-25 min.

Mandatory piece: Antonin Dvorak „Rondo“ op.94
The rest of the program is free and has to be chosen by the candidate. Allowed selections are pieces for cello solo and cello with piano only. Competition can provide an accompanist to any participant at participant’s expense.

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Third Age Category 18 to 23 Years Old (by 28th of June, 2020)

Three rounds
1st Round:

Selection by video recording

1. Video recording of J.S. Bach‘s Prelude chosen by the candidate from any of the 6 Suites for Cello Solo BWV 1007-1012.

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2. Video recording of one of the following studies chosen by the candidate:

– Alfredo Piatti – 12 Caprices for Cello Solo: numbers 6, 10, 11, 12.
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– David Popper – High School of Cello Playing: numbers 17, 19, 20, 22.
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Recording of both pieces saved as a YouTube video should be sent before the 1st of May, 2020 to the following address: proartcomp@gmail.com

2nd Round:

Takes place in Khmelnytzky, 25 of June, 2020

„CELLO SOLO“

Program duration 30 min.

1.Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude and two other movements chosen by the candidate from one of the 6 Suites for Cello Solo BWV 1007-1012

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2. One Study chosen by the candidate from:

– Alfredo Piatti – 12 Caprices for Cello Solo: numbers 6, 10, 11, 12.
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– David Popper – High School of Cello Playing: numbers 17, 19, 20, 22.
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3. One Solo piece chosen by the candidate from:

Guillaume Connesson – Trois Chimeres (2018) Download 

Aribert Reiman – Solo für Violoncello (1981) Download 

Valentin Silvestrov – Moments of Silence and Sadness (2002) Download

Krzysztof Penderezki – Divertimento (1st Version: Serenade, Scherzo and Notturno) Download 

Elliott Carter – Figment (1994) Download

Frangis Ali-Sade – Oyan (2005) Download

Alberto Ginastera – Punena Nr.2 (1977) Download 

Hans Werner Henze – Cappriccio (1981) Download

Thomas Demenga – Effeu (2010) Download

Kaija Saariaho – Sept Papillons (2000) Download 

Iannis Xenakis – Kottos (1977) Download

Magnus Lindberg – Stroke (1984) Download

3rd Round:

Takes place in Khmelnytzky: June 28, 2020

Third Round – cello with symphony orchestra (Symphony Orchestra of Khmelnytsky Philharmonie)

One Concerto (all movements) chosen by the candidate from:

Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto op.104 Download 

Piotr Tchaikovsky – Variation on a Rococo Theme op.33 (Original Version) Download 

Edward Elgar – Cello Concert op.85 Download 

Robert Schumann – Cello Concerto op. 129 Download 

Camille Saint-Saens Cello Concerto op. 33 Download  

Jury

Marc Coppey (France)

Răzvan Suma (Romania)

Martti Rousi (Finland)

Matthias Trück (Germany)

Denis Severin (Switzerland)

Attila Pasztor (Austria)

Yuri Laniuk (Ukraine)

Artem Poludennyi (Ukraine)

Schedule

June 24, 2020
18:00 – Competition opening and Gala Concert of Jury members
June 25, 2020
10:00 – Third Age Category, second round “Cello Solo”

June 26, 2020
10:00 – First Age Category, second round
18:00 – The Award Ceremony

June 27, 2020
10:00 – Second Age Category, second round
18:00 – The Award Ceremony, Concert of Prizewinners First and Second Age Category

June 28, 2020
from 11:00 to 14:00 – Master Classes will be given by jury members for the competition participants

15:00 – Third Age Category, third round, cello with orchestra
20:00 – The Award and Closing Ceremony

Awards

First Age Category

First prize
20.000 UAH

Second prize
15.000 UAH

Third prize
10.000 UAH

Several Laureate Diplomas and special prizes

 
Second Age Category

First prize
20.000 UAH / Awarded by Association Art without Borders Basel

Second prize
15.000 UAH / Awarded by Schlosskonzerte Beuggen

Third prize
10.000 UAH

Several Laureate Diplomas and special prizes

Third Age Category

First prize
40.000 UAH / Awarded by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Second prize
30.000 UAH / Awarded by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Third prize
20.000 UAH / Awarded by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Several Laureate Diplomas and special prizes

Notes: Competition jury reserves the right to award multiple prizes or not award any prize at all to any category. Any awards are at the jury’s discretion. Jury’s decisions are final and shell not be appealed.