Competition

V Yankelevitch International
Violin Competition
On May 31, 2022 at 12:00 (+6 GMT) the International Press Center of MKR-Media will host a press conference dedicated to the V Yu.I. Yankelevich

Press conference "Results of the V Yu.I. Yankelevich" (31.05.2022)
Members:
- Vladimir Spivakov, People's Artist of the USSR, conductor of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia;
- Ivan Shein, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Omsk Region;
- Irina Lapshina, director of the Omsk Philharmonic;
- Boris Kushnir, Deputy Chairman of the Competition Jury, Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Russia-Austria).
The timing of: 23.05.2022 – 30.05.2022
The timing of: 23.05.2022 – 30.05.2022
I. General Provisions
1. The 5th Yankelevitch International Violin Contest (hereinafter - "Contest") is held in accordance with the order of the Governor of Omsk Region No. 56-р "On holding of the 5th Yankelevitch International Violin Contest" dated July 22, 2019 (hereinafter - "Order of the Governor of Omsk Region") within the framework of cooperation with Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Fund (nonprofit organization).

2. The Contest is held in order to preserve and develop the national traditions of performing violin art, identify and support talented musicians.

3. The aims of the Contest are the development of international cultural relations, preservation of traditions of the Russian violin school, increasing the level of professional and performing skills, developing of international reputation of Omsk region as one of the centers of musical art.

4. The Contest is established by the Ministry of Culture of Omsk Region. The organizer of the Contest is an autonomous cultural institution of the Omsk Region "Omsk Philharmonic" (hereinafter - the Organizer).

5. Professor Vladimir Theodorovich Spivakov, People's Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the State Prizes of the USSR and Russia, is the Contest Honorary President.

6. These Provisions establish the procedure and period of the Contest, requirements for Contest participants, criteria and procedure for defining the winners of the Contest, financial conditions.

7. The Organizing Committee, whose membership is approved by Order of the Governor of Omsk region, shall manage the preparation of the Contest.

8. The competition is held virtually (online) for the period from May 23 to May 30, 2022.
II. Terms of Participation
9. Citizens of any country, violinists of two age categories (hereinafter referred to as "candidates") are allowed to participate in the Contest:

1) the first ( junior) age category - from 9 to 15 years old;

2) the second ( senior) age category - from 15 to 25 years old.
Candidates who have reached the age of 15 have the right to choose the category in which they will perform.

10. To participate in the Contest, candidates shall send an application in the form contained in Appendix No. 1 to these Provisions and a video material to pass the qualifying round in accordance with the Program requirements for the Contest (Appendix No. 2 to these Provisions).

11. Acceptance of applications and videos for the qualifying round of the Contest starts on November 1, 2021 and finishes on January 31, 2022. The application form is to be filled out on the official website of the Contest at yankelevitch.com or sent to: info@yankelevitch.com. Applications and videos received after January 31, 2022 will not be considered. The organizer reserves the right to refuse candidates to include them in the list of participants without explaining the reasons.

12. Candidates admitted according to the results of the qualifying round of the Contest to participate in the first round will be announced on February 21, 2022. No more than 20 participants are allowed to take part in the first round of the Contest in the first age category; no more than 12 participants are allowed to take part in the first round of the Contest in the second age category.

13. The application should be completed in English or Russian. The application form should be accompanied by:

1) creative biography of the candidate (in *.doc format);

2) portrait photo of the candidate (in *.jpg format, 300 dpi resolution, size not less than 354 x 472 pixels (3 x 4 cm);

3) for the candidate and persons accompanying him (including accompanists) - citizens of the Russian Federation: scanned copies of an identity document of a citizen of the Russian Federation, and in case of its absence - a certificate of birth, a document (or information from it) confirming registration in the system of individual (personalized) accounting, a certificate of registration with the tax authority; for foreign nationals: scanned copies of an identity document issued in accordance with current legislation.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted for consideration. Materials sent to the Competition will not be returned.

14. Official information about the Contest is posted at www.yankelevitch.com
III. Holding the Contest
15. The Contest consists of a qualifying round and competitive rounds held virtually (online).

16. Video materials submitted for the qualifying round are evaluated by a Board whose membreship is approved by the Honorary President of the Contest.

17. The Contest rounds shall be based on the video recordings provided by the participants of the Contest:

1) for the first (junior) age category:
the first round - with piano accompaniment;
the second round - with piano accompaniment;

2) for the second (senior) age category:
the first round - with piano accompaniment;
the second round - with piano accompaniment;
the third round - with piano accompaniment.

18. All contestants in all age categories are to submit links to videos of all competition rounds posted on cloud services no later than May 21, 2022.

19. Each video recording of a performance should contain the program of the entire Contest round, recorded in one file without interruptions between pieces or parts of pieces and without transitions, glues or other signs of audio or video editing. Shooting should be done from a stable position (tripod), have high quality. Overlapping of audio effects is not allowed.

20. All videos will be presented on the official resources of the Contest and the Organizer for public viewing.

21. The Contest jury membership (hereinafter referred to as the Jury) shall be approved by an internal document of the Organizer.

22. The head of the Jury is its Chairman. The Chairman of the Jury organizes the work of the Jury members virtually (online), conducts discussions and passes the decisions on the results of the Contest auditions to the Organizer. In case of equality of votes, the Chairman's vote is decisive.

23. A Jury member who is a teacher of a contestant shall not have the right to vote when discussing this participant in the Contest rounds.

24. All decisions of the Jury shall be final and not subject to revision.

25. Changes to the Contest program are not allowed.

26. The Contest shall be conducted in accordance with the Program requirements (Appendix No. 2 to these Provisions).

27. Works submitted in the qualifying round shall be permitted in the Contest rounds.

28. All works should be performed by heart. Performance of sonatas for violin and piano by sheet music is permitted.

29. A maximum of eight participants shall be permitted to take part in the second round of the Contest in the second (senior) age category.

30. For participation in the final stages of the Contest are allowed:

1) no more than 6 participants of the first (junior) age category;
2) no more than 4 participants of the second (senior) age category.
IV. Summarizing the Contest
31. Based on the results of the Contest, the Jury shall nominate the winners, who shall be awarded with diplomas of the Contest Laureates, commemorative signs of the Contest, as well as prize for winning the Contest:

1) Grand Prix - diploma of the winner of the Competition, a commemorative sign and a cash prize (prize) of 1 000 000,00 rubles. The main prize may be awarded in any of the age categories;

2) for the first age category:
I place - diploma of the laureate of the Contest, commemorative sign;
II place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign;
III place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign;

3) for the second age category:
I place - diploma of the laureate of the Contest, commemorative sign;
II place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign;
III place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign.

32. Contest participants may be awarded special prizes.

33. Holders of Grand Prix and special prizes shall take part in gala concerts free of charge. The costs of travel to and from the venue of the Gala Concert and accommodation of Gala Concert participants shall be borne by the Organizer. In case of impossibility to take part in the gala concert, the holders of the Main and Special prizes must independently obtain prizes from the Organizer until December 31, 2022. After December 31, 2022 the Grand Prix and special prizes are not awarded.

34. The date of the gala concert will be announced later.
V. Financial Conditions
35. Financing of the Contest is carried out at the expense of the budget of Omsk region, donations of legal entities and individuals.

36. Payment of the qualifying round Board work, development and production of information, advertising and souvenir products, inviting and accrediting the media, audio and video recording and photographing of the gala concert of the Contest, travel and accommodation of the Honorary President of the Contest is provided by the Organizer at the expense of Omsk region budget, donations of legal entities and individuals.

37. The winners of the Grand Prix and Special Prizes as participants of the gala concert undertake the following obligations:

- the participant (his/her representative) shall independently obtain an entry visa and other documents necessary to enter the Russian Federation on the basis of an invitation issued by the Organizer (for foreign nationals);

- upon entry into the territory of the Russian Federation, the participant (his/her representative) shall independently enter information about the musical instrument he/she is importing into the customs declaration (for foreign nationals);

the participant (his representative) shall independently pay taxes on income received in kind, in the form of payment by the Organizer of travel and hotel services for accommodation of the participant.

38. The cash prizes (awards) shall be paid to the winners of Grand Prix and Special Prizes or their legal representatives by transferring the amounts to bank accounts (bank deposits) in authorized banks of the Russian Federation in the currency of the Russian Federation.

39. Holders of Grand Prix and Special prizes independently ensure the opening of bank accounts (bank deposits) in authorized banks of the Russian Federation in the currency of the Russian Federation.

40. Holders of Grand Prix and Special prizes independently make the payment of personal income tax in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as bear all other financial expenses associated with the possession of Grand Prix and Special prizes on the right of ownership.

41. The amount of cash prizes (prizes) specified in clause 31 is defined net of personal income tax. The organizer shall accrue, withhold and pay personal income tax on the amount of cash prizes (bonuses).
VI. Other Conditions
42. All rights to video and audio recordings, including their further duplication and broadcast, belong to the Organizer.

43. The winners of Grand Prix and Special Prizes - participants of the Gala Concert shall be issued and sent official invitations, which are the basis for obtaining a visa to enter the territory of the Russian Federation.

44. The submission of an application to participate in the Contest shall signify the candidate's full consent to the terms and conditions set forth in the Provisions and, in particular, to the processing of personal data.

All the Diplomas, Awards and Grants mentioned in the Statute shall be presented at the Competition Final Gala-Concert (hereinafter – "the Gala-Concert")

All the Winners of the Competition must perform in the Competition final Gala- Concert on gratis basis.
VII. Programme requirements
First (younger) age group

Qualifying round

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.
2. A cantilena piece.

For the qualifying round video recording of a performance lasting up to 15 minutes in one of the formats convenient for the candidate: *.mp4, *.avi, *.wmv, *.flv, *.3gp, *.mpg is to be sent.

First audition (round)

1. J. S. Bach - two diverse parts from any Sonata or Partita for solo violin.

2. At contestant's preference
- N. Paganini - any Caprice on candidate's preference
- H. Wieniawski - any Etude-Caprice from op. 10 or op. 18;
- J. Don't – ane Etudes or Caprices from op. 35 or any setting-up exercise from op.37;
- P. Rode - any Caprice of 24 Caprices;

3. A virtuoso piece for violin and piano at participant's preference

Second audition (round)

1. obligatory piece - Alexandrov "Aria". Download notes: Solo, With piano

2. one of concertos for violin and orchestra:
- M. Bruch – Concerto for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (Parts 2 and 3)
- М. Bruch - Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46 (Parts 1 and 2)
- D. Kabalevsky – Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In C Major, Op.48 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
- F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Concerto for violin E-moll op.64 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
P. Rode Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 7 in a minor, op. 9
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- C. Saint-Saens – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 3 in b minor. 61
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 4 in D minor, op. 31;
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 5 in A minor, op. 37;
- G. B. Viotti – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 22 in A minor (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1 fis-moll op. 14 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 2 in D minor, op. 22 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski –Concert Polonaise for violin and orchestra No. 1 D major, op. 4;
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise brillante for violin and orchestra No. 2 in A major, op. 21;
- E. Lalo - "Spanish Symphony" for violin and orchestra, op. 21 (1 part).

Second (older) age group

Qualifying round on video recordings

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.

2. A polyphonic piece.

3. A work of classical period (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3 of a sonata or classical variations).
Time limit for qualifying round recording – not less than 20 minutes and no more than 30 minutes.

First audition (round)

1. J.S. Bach – solo at contestant's preference:
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 1 (G minor, BWV 1001);
- Allemande and Double, Courante and Double from Partita No. 1 (in B-flat minor, BWV 100);
Grave and Fugue from Sonata No. 2 (in A minor, BWV 1003);
- Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gigue from Partita No. 2 (D minor, BWV 1004) or Chaconne from Partita No. 2;
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 3 (in C major, BWV 1004);
- Prelude, Lur and Gavotte in Rondo form, Minuet I, II from Partita No. 3 (in E major, BWV 1006).

2. N. Paganini one of the 24 Caprices solo.

3. W. A. Mozart – one of the concertos No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 (K-216, G major; K-218, D major; K-219 in A major) part I, with piano accompaniment with cadences (any).

Second audition (round)

1. Sonata - one at contestant's preference:
- L. Beethoven any of 10;
- J. Brahms– No. 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- R. Schumann– № 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- B. Bartók – No. 1, No. 2;
- C. Debussy;
- M. Ravel;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- S. Frank;
- D. Shostakovich;
- L. Janáček;
- K. Szymanowski;
- M. Weinberg – No. 2;
- A. Schnittke – No. 1, No. 2.

When choosing a work consisting of 4 parts, according to the decision of the Jury, Sonata may be performed incompletely.

2. Miniature at contestant's preference, solo or with piano (transcription is available).

3. A modern piece (from the second half of the XX century until present days) with a duration of no more than 12 minutes.

4. A virtuoso piece - one at contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – Rhapsody No. 1, No. 2;
- F. Waxman – The Fantasy "Carmen";
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise in D major, A major;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on an original theme;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on a theme from the Opera Gounod's "Faust";
- P. de Sarasate – "Carmen", "Basque Capriccio";
- E. Hubay – "Carmen";
- E. Ysaÿe – Sonata No. 3, No. 6 solo;
- N. Paganini – "Palpite", "Dance of Witches";
- M. Ravel – "Gypsy";
- C. Saint-Saëns "Rondo Capriccioso," "Havanese", "Etude in Form of a Waltz";
- P. Tchaikovsky – "Waltz-Scherzo";
- E. Chausson – "Poem";
- F. Schubert – Rondo.
Third audition (round)
one of concertos at Contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – No. 2;
- L. Beethoven;
- A. Berg;
- J. Brahms;
- A. Glazunov;
- A. Dvořák;
- É. Lalo – Spanish Symphony (all parts);
- F. Mendelssohn;
- N. Paganini –No. 1;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- J. Sibelius;
- P. Tchaikovsky;
- D. Shostakovich – No. 1, No. 2.

Rules

V Yankelevitch International Violin Competition
I. General Provisions
1. The 5th Yankelevitch International Violin Contest (hereinafter - "Contest") is held in accordance with the order of the Governor of Omsk Region No. 56-р "On holding of the 5th Yankelevitch International Violin Contest" dated July 22, 2019 (hereinafter - "Order of the Governor of Omsk Region") within the framework of cooperation with Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Fund (nonprofit organization).

2. The Contest is held in order to preserve and develop the national traditions of performing violin art, identify and support talented musicians.

3. The aims of the Contest are the development of international cultural relations, preservation of traditions of the Russian violin school, increasing the level of professional and performing skills, developing of international reputation of Omsk region as one of the centers of musical art.

4. The Contest is established by the Ministry of Culture of Omsk Region. The organizer of the Contest is an autonomous cultural institution of the Omsk Region "Omsk Philharmonic" (hereinafter - the Organizer).

5. Professor Vladimir Theodorovich Spivakov, People's Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the State Prizes of the USSR and Russia, is the Contest Honorary President.

6. These Provisions establish the procedure and period of the Contest, requirements for Contest participants, criteria and procedure for defining the winners of the Contest, financial conditions.

7. The Organizing Committee, whose membership is approved by Order of the Governor of Omsk region, shall manage the preparation of the Contest.

8. The competition is held virtually (online) for the period from May 23 to May 30, 2022.
II. Terms of Participation
9. Citizens of any country, violinists of two age categories (hereinafter referred to as "candidates") are allowed to participate in the Contest:

1) the first ( junior) age category - from 9 to 15 years old;

2) the second ( senior) age category - from 15 to 25 years old.
Candidates who have reached the age of 15 have the right to choose the category in which they will perform.

10. To participate in the Contest, candidates shall send an application in the form contained in Appendix No. 1 to these Provisions and a video material to pass the qualifying round in accordance with the Program requirements for the Contest (Appendix No. 2 to these Provisions).

11. Acceptance of applications and videos for the qualifying round of the Contest starts on November 1, 2021 and finishes on January 31, 2022. The application form is to be filled out on the official website of the Contest at yankelevitch.com or sent to: info@yankelevitch.com. Applications and videos received after January 31, 2022 will not be considered. The organizer reserves the right to refuse candidates to include them in the list of participants without explaining the reasons.

12. Candidates admitted according to the results of the qualifying round of the Contest to participate in the first round will be announced on February 21, 2022. No more than 20 participants are allowed to take part in the first round of the Contest in the first age category; no more than 12 participants are allowed to take part in the first round of the Contest in the second age category.

13. The application should be completed in English or Russian. The application form should be accompanied by:

1) creative biography of the candidate (in *.doc format);

2) portrait photo of the candidate (in *.jpg format, 300 dpi resolution, size not less than 354 x 472 pixels (3 x 4 cm);

3) for the candidate and persons accompanying him (including accompanists) - citizens of the Russian Federation: scanned copies of an identity document of a citizen of the Russian Federation, and in case of its absence - a certificate of birth, a document (or information from it) confirming registration in the system of individual (personalized) accounting, a certificate of registration with the tax authority; for foreign nationals: scanned copies of an identity document issued in accordance with current legislation.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted for consideration. Materials sent to the Competition will not be returned.

14. Official information about the Contest is posted at www.yankelevitch.com
III. Holding the Contest
15. The Contest consists of a qualifying round and competitive rounds held virtually (online).

16. Video materials submitted for the qualifying round are evaluated by a Board whose membreship is approved by the Honorary President of the Contest.

17. The Contest rounds shall be based on the video recordings provided by the participants of the Contest:

1) for the first (junior) age category:
the first round - with piano accompaniment;
the second round - with piano accompaniment;

2) for the second (senior) age category:
the first round - with piano accompaniment;
the second round - with piano accompaniment;
the third round - with piano accompaniment.

18. All contestants in all age categories are to submit links to videos of all competition rounds posted on cloud services no later than May 21, 2022.

19. Each video recording of a performance should contain the program of the entire Contest round, recorded in one file without interruptions between pieces or parts of pieces and without transitions, glues or other signs of audio or video editing. Shooting should be done from a stable position (tripod), have high quality. Overlapping of audio effects is not allowed.

20. All videos will be presented on the official resources of the Contest and the Organizer for public viewing.

21. The Contest jury membership (hereinafter referred to as the Jury) shall be approved by an internal document of the Organizer.

22. The head of the Jury is its Chairman. The Chairman of the Jury organizes the work of the Jury members virtually (online), conducts discussions and passes the decisions on the results of the Contest auditions to the Organizer. In case of equality of votes, the Chairman's vote is decisive.

23. A Jury member who is a teacher of a contestant shall not have the right to vote when discussing this participant in the Contest rounds.

24. All decisions of the Jury shall be final and not subject to revision.

25. Changes to the Contest program are not allowed.

26. The Contest shall be conducted in accordance with the Program requirements (Appendix No. 2 to these Provisions).

27. Works submitted in the qualifying round shall be permitted in the Contest rounds.

28. All works should be performed by heart. Performance of sonatas for violin and piano by sheet music is permitted.

29. A maximum of eight participants shall be permitted to take part in the second round of the Contest in the second (senior) age category.

30. For participation in the final stages of the Contest are allowed:

1) no more than 6 participants of the first (junior) age category;
2) no more than 4 participants of the second (senior) age category.
IV. Summarizing the Contest
31. Based on the results of the Contest, the Jury shall nominate the winners, who shall be awarded with diplomas of the Contest Laureates, commemorative signs of the Contest, as well as prize for winning the Contest:

1) Grand Prix - diploma of the winner of the Competition, a commemorative sign and a cash prize (prize) of 1 000 000,00 rubles. The main prize may be awarded in any of the age categories;

2) for the first age category:
I place - diploma of the laureate of the Contest, commemorative sign;
II place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign;
III place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign;

3) for the second age category:
I place - diploma of the laureate of the Contest, commemorative sign;
II place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign;
III place - Laureate diploma, commemorative sign.

32. Contest participants may be awarded special prizes.

33. Holders of Grand Prix and special prizes shall take part in gala concerts free of charge. The costs of travel to and from the venue of the Gala Concert and accommodation of Gala Concert participants shall be borne by the Organizer. In case of impossibility to take part in the gala concert, the holders of the Main and Special prizes must independently obtain prizes from the Organizer until December 31, 2022. After December 31, 2022 the Grand Prix and special prizes are not awarded.

34. The date of the gala concert will be announced later.
V. Financial Conditions
35. Financing of the Contest is carried out at the expense of the budget of Omsk region, donations of legal entities and individuals.

36. Payment of the qualifying round Board work, development and production of information, advertising and souvenir products, inviting and accrediting the media, audio and video recording and photographing of the gala concert of the Contest, travel and accommodation of the Honorary President of the Contest is provided by the Organizer at the expense of Omsk region budget, donations of legal entities and individuals.

37. The winners of the Grand Prix and Special Prizes as participants of the gala concert undertake the following obligations:

- the participant (his/her representative) shall independently obtain an entry visa and other documents necessary to enter the Russian Federation on the basis of an invitation issued by the Organizer (for foreign nationals);

- upon entry into the territory of the Russian Federation, the participant (his/her representative) shall independently enter information about the musical instrument he/she is importing into the customs declaration (for foreign nationals);

the participant (his representative) shall independently pay taxes on income received in kind, in the form of payment by the Organizer of travel and hotel services for accommodation of the participant.

38. The cash prizes (awards) shall be paid to the winners of Grand Prix and Special Prizes or their legal representatives by transferring the amounts to bank accounts (bank deposits) in authorized banks of the Russian Federation in the currency of the Russian Federation.

39. Holders of Grand Prix and Special prizes independently ensure the opening of bank accounts (bank deposits) in authorized banks of the Russian Federation in the currency of the Russian Federation.

40. Holders of Grand Prix and Special prizes independently make the payment of personal income tax in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as bear all other financial expenses associated with the possession of Grand Prix and Special prizes on the right of ownership.

41. The amount of cash prizes (prizes) specified in clause 31 is defined net of personal income tax. The organizer shall accrue, withhold and pay personal income tax on the amount of cash prizes (bonuses).
VI. Other Conditions
42. All rights to video and audio recordings, including their further duplication and broadcast, belong to the Organizer.

43. The winners of Grand Prix and Special Prizes - participants of the Gala Concert shall be issued and sent official invitations, which are the basis for obtaining a visa to enter the territory of the Russian Federation.

44. The submission of an application to participate in the Contest shall signify the candidate's full consent to the terms and conditions set forth in the Provisions and, in particular, to the processing of personal data.

All the Diplomas, Awards and Grants mentioned in the Statute shall be presented at the Competition Final Gala-Concert (hereinafter – "the Gala-Concert")

All the Winners of the Competition must perform in the Competition final Gala- Concert on gratis basis.
VII. Programme requirements
First (younger) age group

Qualifying round

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.
2. A cantilena piece.

For the qualifying round video recording of a performance lasting up to 15 minutes in one of the formats convenient for the candidate: *.mp4, *.avi, *.wmv, *.flv, *.3gp, *.mpg is to be sent.

First audition (round)

1. J. S. Bach - two diverse parts from any Sonata or Partita for solo violin.

2. At contestant's preference
- N. Paganini - any Caprice on candidate's preference
- H. Wieniawski - any Etude-Caprice from op. 10 or op. 18;
- J. Don't – ane Etudes or Caprices from op. 35 or any setting-up exercise from op.37;
- P. Rode - any Caprice of 24 Caprices;

3. A virtuoso piece for violin and piano at participant's preference

Second audition (round)

1. obligatory piece - Alexandrov "Aria". Download notes: Solo, With piano

2. one of concertos for violin and orchestra:
- M. Bruch – Concerto for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (Parts 2 and 3)
- М. Bruch - Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46 (Parts 1 and 2)
- D. Kabalevsky – Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In C Major, Op.48 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
- F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Concerto for violin E-moll op.64 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
P. Rode Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 7 in a minor, op. 9
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- C. Saint-Saens – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 3 in b minor. 61
(1st part or 2nd and 3rd parts);
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 4 in D minor, op. 31;
- H. Vieuxtemps – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 5 in A minor, op. 37;
- G. B. Viotti – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 22 in A minor (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1 fis-moll op. 14 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3)
- H. Wieniawski – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 2 in D minor, op. 22 (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3);
- H. Wieniawski –Concert Polonaise for violin and orchestra No. 1 D major, op. 4;
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise brillante for violin and orchestra No. 2 in A major, op. 21;
- E. Lalo - "Spanish Symphony" for violin and orchestra, op. 21 (1 part).

Second (older) age group

Qualifying round on video recordings

Programme at contestant's preference, which is sure to include:

1. A virtuoso piece.

2. A polyphonic piece.

3. A work of classical period (Part 1 or Parts 2 and 3 of a sonata or classical variations).
Time limit for qualifying round recording – not less than 20 minutes and no more than 30 minutes.

First audition (round)

1. J.S. Bach – solo at contestant's preference:
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 1 (G minor, BWV 1001);
- Allemande and Double, Courante and Double from Partita No. 1 (in B-flat minor, BWV 100);
Grave and Fugue from Sonata No. 2 (in A minor, BWV 1003);
- Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gigue from Partita No. 2 (D minor, BWV 1004) or Chaconne from Partita No. 2;
- Adagio and Fugue from Sonata No. 3 (in C major, BWV 1004);
- Prelude, Lur and Gavotte in Rondo form, Minuet I, II from Partita No. 3 (in E major, BWV 1006).

2. N. Paganini one of the 24 Caprices solo.

3. W. A. Mozart – one of the concertos No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 (K-216, G major; K-218, D major; K-219 in A major) part I, with piano accompaniment with cadences (any).

Second audition (round)

1. Sonata - one at contestant's preference:
- L. Beethoven any of 10;
- J. Brahms– No. 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- R. Schumann– № 1, No. 2, No. 3;
- B. Bartók – No. 1, No. 2;
- C. Debussy;
- M. Ravel;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- S. Frank;
- D. Shostakovich;
- L. Janáček;
- K. Szymanowski;
- M. Weinberg – No. 2;
- A. Schnittke – No. 1, No. 2.

When choosing a work consisting of 4 parts, according to the decision of the Jury, Sonata may be performed incompletely.

2. Miniature at contestant's preference, solo or with piano (transcription is available).

3. A modern piece (from the second half of the XX century until present days) with a duration of no more than 12 minutes.

4. A virtuoso piece - one at contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – Rhapsody No. 1, No. 2;
- F. Waxman – The Fantasy "Carmen";
- H. Wieniawski – Polonaise in D major, A major;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on an original theme;
- H. Wieniawski – Variations on a theme from the Opera Gounod's "Faust";
- P. de Sarasate – "Carmen", "Basque Capriccio";
- E. Hubay – "Carmen";
- E. Ysaÿe – Sonata No. 3, No. 6 solo;
- N. Paganini – "Palpite", "Dance of Witches";
- M. Ravel – "Gypsy";
- C. Saint-Saëns "Rondo Capriccioso," "Havanese", "Etude in Form of a Waltz";
- P. Tchaikovsky – "Waltz-Scherzo";
- E. Chausson – "Poem";
- F. Schubert – Rondo.
Third audition (round)
one of concertos at Contestant's preference
- B. Bartók – No. 2;
- L. Beethoven;
- A. Berg;
- J. Brahms;
- A. Glazunov;
- A. Dvořák;
- É. Lalo – Spanish Symphony (all parts);
- F. Mendelssohn;
- N. Paganini –No. 1;
- S. Prokofiev – No. 1, No. 2;
- J. Sibelius;
- P. Tchaikovsky;
- D. Shostakovich – No. 1, No. 2.
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