51st International Jeunesses Musicales Competition Belgrade - VIOLIN

 

From Nov - Dec 2022

The program selected by Prof. Maja Jokanović, Faculty of Music in Belgrade

FIRST STAGE (total playing time 25 - 30 min)

А) J. S. Bach: Adagio and Fugue from Sonata solo (G minor or C major), or Grave and Fugue from Sonata solo (A minor), or Chaconne from Partite (D minor)

B) N. Paganini: One of the Capricci on the candidates' choice

C) One of the following Sonatas:

- E. Ysaye: Sonata for Violin solo No. 1 in G minor
- E. Ysaye: Sonata for Violin solo No. 2 in A minor
- E. Ysaye: Sonata for Violin solo No. 3 in D minor, ''Ballade''
- E. Ysaye: Sonata for Violin solo No. 4 in E minor
- E. Ysaye: Sonata for Violin solo No. 5 in G major
- E. Ysaye: Sonata for Violin solo No. 6 in E major
- B. Bartok: Sonata for Violin solo
- S. Prokofiev: Sonata for Violin solo

SECOND STAGE (total playing time 45 - 50 min)

A) One of the following Sonatas:

- L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 12, D major
- L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 12, E flat major
- L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5, Op. 24, F major
- L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 30, C major
- L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 30, G major

B) One of the following Sonatas with piano accompaniment:

- J. Brahms: Sonata D minor, Op. 108
- R. Strauss: Sonata E flat major, Op. 18
- L. Janacek: Sonata
- M. Ravel: Sonata No. 2
- C. Debussy: Sonata, G minor
- S. Prokofiev: Sonata No. 1
- G. Enescu: Sonata No. 3, Op. 25, A minor
- C. Franck: Sonata, A major

C) A compulsory piece by the Serbian composer: I. Jevtić: Three movements from Suite for Violin solo (Con rigore, Dolce amoroso, Tempo giusto)

D) One piece by the following composers (no longer than 12 min): N. Paganini, C. Saint Saens, H. Wieniawski, P. Sarasate, A. Bazzini, H. V. Ernst, M. Ravel, F. Waxman (Carmen Fantasy)

FINALS

A) First movement from one of the following Concertos with Cadenze to be performed with the orchestra:

- W. A. Mozart: Violin concerto K 216, G major
- W. A. Mozart: Violin concerto K 218, D major
- W. A. Mozart: Violin concerto K 219, A major

B) One of the following concertos for Violin and orchestra:

- F. Mendelssohn: Violin concerto E minor, Op. 64
- P. I. Tchaikovsky: Violin concerto D major Op. 35
- J. Brahms: Violin concerto D major Op. 77
- J. Sibelius: Violin concerto D minor Op. 47
- S. Prokofiev: Violin concerto No.1, D major Op.19

The applications deadline is November 1st, 2022.
All pieces must be performed from memory including compulsory piece, except Sonatas from the Second stage program (sections A and B). The repeats could be played if the performance time will not be exceeded. 
The jury may interrupt the competitor who exceeds stipulated time. No piece can be repeated during the Competition.