8-й Международный конкурс музыкантов в Сэндае

Конкурсы Cкрипка2022
Дедлайн: 10/11/2021
Место проведения: Сендай, Япония
Дисциплины: Cкрипка
С: 21/05/2022 До: 05/06/2022
Ограничения по возрасту: до 30

The 8th Sendai International Music Competition

Violin Section: Saturday, May 21, 2022 - Sunday, June 5, 2022

It is open to candidates of all nationalities born on or after January 1, 1992.

The deadline for application is on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 12 o’clock midnight (Japan time). In the case of submitting applicaiton materials by post, the application package must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

The Repertoire Violin Section

01. Pre-Selection

The Applicant must upload video data of his/her performance of all pieces listed below (①②③) or must record his/her performance of them on a DVD.
Total performance duration shall be approximately 30 minutes.
In the case of choosing to upload video data, only the following information shall be included in the filename: the Applicant’s name in full, and the full titles of the chosen pieces.
(NO additional information such as name of accompanist, date/place of recording, etc. shall be included in the filename.)
If the Applicant chooses to record on DVD, on the label side of the DVD, the Applicant’s name in full, the full titles of the chosen pieces, and the identification number issued at the time of the online application must be clearly written in block letters. Also, on the DVD case, the following must be clearly written in block letters: the Applicant’s name in full, the full titles of the chosen pieces, and the date and place they were recorded.

① Select two pieces from the twenty-two below.
Paganini Caprices, op.1
No.1, No.2, No.4, No.5, No.6, No.7, No.8, No.9, No.10, No.11, No.12, No.15, No.17, No.18, No.21, No.24

Ernst 6 Polyphonic Etudes for violin solo, No.6 “The Last Rose of Summer”
Grand Caprice on Schubert’s Der Erlkönig, op.26

Wieniawski Ecole Moderne, op.10
No.2 La Vélocité  No.5 Alla Saltarella
No.7 La Cadenza  No.9 Les Arpéges

② Select one Sonata from the list below and perform both I. and II.

J.S.Bach

Sonata No.1 in G minor for violin solo, BWV1001: Ⅰ. Adagio Ⅱ. Fuga
Sonata No.2 in A minor for violin solo, BWV1003: Ⅰ. Grave Ⅱ. Fuga
Sonata No.3 in C major for violin solo, BWV1005: Ⅰ. Adagio Ⅱ. Fuga

③ Select one piece from the list below.

Paradis Siciliano

Chopin (arr. Milstein) – Nocturne (No.20) in C sharp minor, op. posth.

Schumann (arr. Joachim) – Abendlied, op.85-12

Tchaikovsky – Valse Sentimentale, op.51-6

Dvořák – Songs my mother taught me; 4 Romantic pieces, op.75-1; 4 Romantic pieces, op.75-4

Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Kreisler) – Song of India from the opera “Sadko”

Faure – Berceuse, op.16

Debussy (arr. Heifetz) – Beau soir

Sibelius – Romance, op.78-2

Suk – Love song, op.7-1

Kreisler – Liebesleid; Schön Rosmarin; Berceuse Romantique, op.9

Ravel – Piece en forme de Habanera

Achron – Hebrew melody, op.33

  • ・The recording must be made on or after November 1, 2020.
  • ・All pieces of the Applicant’s choice from above repertoire must be recorded on the same day at the same venue.
  • ・All performances shall be performed from memory.
  • ・The Video Data or DVD must be unedited, taken from the same camera angle throughout and must clearly show the Applicant’s hands and face.
  • ・The Video Data or DVD must be of excellent technical quality and preferably recorded professionally.
  • ・The Video Data or DVD may be excluded from judgment if it was perceived that the hand movement of the Applicant during his/her performance does not synchronize with the sound.
  • ・An automatic audio volume control function of video camera shall not be used. This is because it reduces dynamics and nuances and often results in a recording which does not accurately represent the performance. The Video Data or DVD shall not have extremely loud (or quiet) sound volume, and shall not contain noise.
  • ・The Video Data or DVD must NOT contain, in image or in sound, the name of the Applicant, as the Pre-Selection will be carried out anonymously.

02. Preliminary Round

The Contestant shall perform both ① and ② below.

① Select one piece from the list below.

J.S.Bach – Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV1041; Violin Concerto No.2 in E major, BWV1042

・The Contestants shall perform without a conductor.

・Urtext edition shall be used.

・The cadenzas for the pieces will be specified and notification of them made to those who have passed the Pre-Selection.

② Select one piece from the list below.

Ysaÿe – Sonata for violin solo No.3 in D minor, op.27-3; Sonata for violin solo No.6 in E major, op.27-6

03. Semifinal Round

The Contestant shall perform both ① and ② below.

①Select one piece from the list below.

Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64

Dvořák – Violin Concerto in A minor, op.53

②Perform the below piece as the orchestra’s concertmaster.

  • Specified part(s) of R.Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben, op.40

04. Final Round

The Contestant shall perform both ① and ② below.

① Select one piece from the list below.

Mozart – Violin Concerto in B flat major, K207; Violin Concerto in D major, K211; Violin Concerto in G major, K216; Violin Concerto in D major, K218; Violin Concerto in A major, K219.
・Bärenreiter edition shall be used.
・The cadenzas for the pieces will be specified and notification of them made to those who have passed the Pre-Selection.

② Select one piece from the list below.

Beethoven — Violin Concerto in D major, op.61;

Paganini – Violin Concerto No.1 in D major, op.6

Schumann – Violin Concerto in D minor

Lalo – “Symphonie Espagnole” in D minor, op.21 (all 5 movements)

Brahms – Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

Saint-Saëns – Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor, op.61

Bruch – Scottish Fantasy, op.46

Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D major, op.35

Sibelius – Violin Concerto in D minor, op.47

Bartók – Violin Concerto No.2, Sz112

Stravinsky – Violin Concerto in D

Berg – Violin Concerto

Prokofiev – Violin Concerto No.1 in D major, op.19; Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.63

Shostakovich – Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, op.77

  • ・The cadenzas for the pieces will be specified and notification of them made to those who have passed the Pre-Selection.

〈Notes about the performance〉

・All performances shall be performed from memory (except for ② of the Semifinal Round).

・All performances shall be open to the public.

・In the selection process, performances may be shortened in some part(s) in the interests of time.

〈Note about changing the pieces〉

・If a Contestant wishes to change his/her program for the Preliminary, Semifinal and/or Final Rounds, he/she must give notice to the Secretariat in writing no later than Tuesday, March 15, 2022. (E-mail or fax is acceptable.)

Prizes

[1st prize] Cash prize of JPY 3,000,000 (≈USD28,846*); Diploma; Gold Medal;
CD Production; Concerts with the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra or other major orchestras in Japan; Recitals in Japan
[2nd prize] Cash prize of JPY 2,000,000 (≈USD19,231*); Diploma; Silver Medal
[3rd prize] Cash prize of JPY 1,000,000 (≈USD9,615*); Diploma; Bronze Medal
[4th prize] Cash prize of JPY 800,000 (≈USD7,692*); Diploma
[5th prize] Cash prize of JPY 700,000 (≈USD6,731*); Diploma
[6th prize] Cash prize of JPY 600,000 (≈USD5,796*); Diploma

Travel Expense Grants The Secretariat shall provide the grants as follows to Contestants who live outside of Japan to help them pay for round trip transportation to Sendai: [Asia] JPY50,000 (≈USD481*) [Other] JPY100,000 (≈USD962*)

Accommodation for
Contestants

If the Contestant uses the accommodation of the Secretariat’s choice from the day of registration until the day specified, the organizers shall pay the accommodation expenses (one single room basic room charge and breakfast) for the Contestant for the duration of his/her stay. All other expenses shall be borne by the Contestant.
* Homestay program operated by the citizen volunteers may also be available for the Contestants not advancing to next round.

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