Competition program

Junior Section (10 – 16 years old)

  • Preliminary round::
    • 1. Masterly piece
    • 2. One of the Caprices of N. Paganini or G. Wieniawski, op. 10 or op. 18 (I violin)
  • I Round:
    • 1. One of the Caprices of N. Paganini or G. Wieniawski, op. 10 or op. 18 (I violin)
    • 2. J.S. Bach. Two any movements from Partita 1 in B Minor, BWV 1002; 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004, except Ciaccona; 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
  • II Round:
    • 1. Concerto on the choice of the following:
      • G. Wieniawski. Violin Concerto 2 in D Minor, op. 22: Ior II-III movements
      • M. Bruch. Violin Concerto 1 in G Minor, op. 26: I or II-III movements
      • F. Mendelssohn. Violin Concerto 1 in E Minor, op. 64: I or II-III movements
      • C. Saint-Saens. Violin Concerto 3 in B Minor, op. 61: I or II-III movements
      • E. Lalo. From “Spanish Symphony” in D Minor, op. 21: I or IV-V movements
      • A. Vieuxtemps. Violin Concerto 5 in A Minor, op. 37 (complete)

    • 2. F. Schubert - F. List. Waltz-caprice. Transcription for violin and piano by David Oistrakh

  • III Round - Finale:
    • 1. Concerto on the choice of the following:
      • W.A. Mozart. Concerto for solo violin with orchestra 1 in B Major, KV207
      • W.A. Mozart. Concerto for solo violin with orchestra 2 in D Major, KV211
      • W.A. Mozart. Concerto for solo violin with orchestra 3 in G Major, KV216 (with the David Oistrakh cadenza)
      • W.A. Mozart. Concerto for solo violin with orchestra 4 in D Major, KV218
      • W.A. Mozart. Concerto for solo violin with orchestra 5 in A Major, KV219
      • J. Haydn. Concerto for solo violin with orchestra in C dur,Hob VIIa:1
      • J. Haydn. Concerto for solo violin with orchestrain G dur, Hob VIIa:4

with chamber orchestra

Senior Section (17 28 years old)

  • Preliminary round:
    • 1. N. Paganini. One Caprice of 24 Caprices for violin-solo, op. 1

    • 2. J.S. Bach. I-II movements of one of the following: Sonata 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001; 2 in A Minor, BWV 1003; 3 in Major, BWV 1005, or Ciaccona
  • I Round:
    • 1. N. Paganini. Two any Caprices of 24 Caprices, op.1

    • 2. J.S. Bach. I-II movements of one of the following: Sonata 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001; 2 in A Minor, BWV 1003; 3 in Major, BWV 1005, or Ciaccona

    • 3. W.A. Mozart. I movement from Violin Concerto 3 in G Major, KV 216 (with the David Oistrakh cadenza)
  • II Round:
    • 1. Sonata on the choice of the following:
      • L. Beethoven. Sonatas 5 "Spring" in F Major, op. 24; 6 in A Major, op. 30 1; 7 in C Minor, op. 30 2; 8 in G Major, op. 30 3; 9 "Kreutzer" in A Major, op. 47; 10 in G Major, op. 96.
      • J. Brahms. Sonatas 1 in G Major, op. 78; 2 in A Major, op. 100; 3 in D Minor, op. 108.
      • R. Schumann. Sonatas 1 in A Minor, op. 105; 2 in D Minor, op. 121; 3 in A Minor, op. posth.
      • B. Bartok. Sonata 1, Sz. 75; 2, Sz. 76
      • M. Ravel. Sonata 1 in A Minor; 2 in G Major
      • E. Grieg. Sonata 2 in G Major, op. 13; 3 in C Minor, op. 45
      • S. Prokofiev. Sonata 1 in F Minor, op. 80
      • C. Franck. Sonata in A Major
      • D. Schostakovitch. Sonata, op. 134

    • 2. Composition on the choice of the following:

  • 3. Masterly piece (choose from the composers list below):
    • N. Paganini
    • M. Ravel
    • C. Saint-Saens
    • P. Sarasate
    • A. Vieuxtemps
    • F. Waxman
    • H. Wieniawski
    • E. Ysaye
    • P. Tchaikovsky
with a piano

  • III Round - Finale:
      • L. Beethoven. Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 61
      • J. Brahms. Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77
      • J. Sibelius. Violin Concerto in D Minor, op. 47a
      • P. Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35 (original)
      • E. Lalo. «Spanish Symphony» in D Minor, op. 21
      • A. Glazunov. Violin Concerto in A Minor, op. 82
      • S. Prokofiev. Violin Concerto 1 in D Major, op. 19; 2 in G Minor, op. 63
      • D. Scostakovitch. Violin Concerto 1 in A Minor, op. 77
      • A. Khachaturian. Violin Concerto in D Minor
      • H. Wieniawski. Violin Concerto 1 in F-sharp Minor, op. 14
      • N. Paganini. Violin Concerto 1 in D Major, op. 6
      • A. Vieuxtemps. Violin Concerto 4 in D Minor, op. 31; 5 in A Minor, op. 37
    with a symphony orchestra