The second competitive day came to an end, and with it ended the first round of auditions for the participants of the second (senior) age category. The five remaining contestants demonstrated their talent in the performance of works by I.S. Bach, N. Paganini and V.A. Mozart. The second day of auditions of the first round was opened by a participant from Germany Elias David Moncado. The student of the Institute Julius-Stern and the Berlin University of Arts in Germany very sincerely performed Prelude, Lur and Havot in the form of Rondo, Minuet I, II from Partita No. 3 Bach, 2nd Caprice Paganini and part of the 3rd Mozart Concerto. Yun Tang from China, a student at the Mozarteum University in Austria, continued the performances of the contestants. Her performance included Adagio and Fugue from Bach's First Sonata, the seventh caprice of Paganini and a fragment of the 5th Concerto for Mozart's Violin.
At number 9, Dmitri Borodin, well known to Omsk people, acted as our fellow countryman, a graduate of the Musical College. V.Ya. Shebalina, who is currently a student at the Moscow State Conservatory. P.I. Tchaikovsky and is the "creative grandson" of Yuri Yankelevich, as he studies with graduate Yuri Isayevich - the famous teacher, People's Artist of Russia Irina Vasilievna Bochkova. At the presentation of D. Borodin in the hall was sold-out, many residents of our city decided to come to support the contestant from Omsk. He performed Chakona from Partita for solo violin No. 2 IS. Bach, Caprice No. 19 N. Paganini and part of the 3rd Concerto V.A. Mozart. Numerous spectators broke into a standing ovation when Dmitry finished his speech. The competitive round of the speech of Masha Lakisova, a violinist from the United States and Stepan Starikov from Moscow was completed. Both Masha and Stepan chose Grave and fugue from Sonata No. 2 of Bach and part of Mozart's 5th Concerto for the performance. Numerous spectators broke into a standing ovation when Dmitry finished his speech. The competitive round of the speech of Masha Lakisova, a violinist from the United States and Stepan Starikov from Moscow was completed. Both Masha and Stepan chose Grave and fugue from Sonata No. 2 of Bach and part of Mozart's 5th Concerto for the performance. Masha performed Caprice No. 24 Paganini, and Stepan Caprice No. 4. All the contestants showed a very decent level, so the jury took a long time to discuss the speeches and determine the candidacies of participants worthy of continuing the contest in the next stage.
But the verdict is passed. Alas, for the three contestants, this day was the final day of the musical competition in Omsk. Competition is a contest, this is its peculiarity. According to the decision of the jury, further participation in the IV Yankelevitch International Violin Competition will be continued by eight participants: Fedor Beznosikov (Russia), Maria Dueneas (Spain), Amy Vakui (Japan), Elias David Monkado (Germany), Yun Tang (China), Dmitry Borodin (Russia), Masha Lakisova (USA), Stepan Starikov (Russia)
. Thus, the competitive distance left: Eugene Kim (Republic of Korea), Iming Liu (China), Tomiris Temirgaliyeva (Kazakhstan-Austria).
Tomorrow (April 27) the II round of competitive auditions for the contestants of the senior age category will take place and at the end of the day the names of the participants who have passed to the final will be known. The schedule of competitive auditions is available on the contest website: yankelevitch.com
All competitive auditions are public, i.е. everyone can visit them and support the participants.
Recall that tomorrow, the drawing of participants of the first (younger) age category will take place. Young performers will start acoustic rehearsals, and the contest for them will begin on April 28.Photo and video report