Oboe

Preliminary Round

1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra in C major KV 314 – 1st movement with Piano Henle Verlag

2. Henri Dutilleux Sonata for Oboe and Piano – 1st and 2nd movement

 

Candidates who document that they have won the 1st prize in one of the following competitions need not submit a recording:
66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

 

Round I

1. Antonio Vivaldi Sonata for Oboe and Continuo in C minor RV 53 (performed with harpsichord)

2. Robert Schumann Three Romances for Oboe and Piano Op. 94 Henle Verlag (MEMORIZED)

 

 

 

 

Round II

1. François Couperin Concerto for Oboe and Harpsichord No. 11 from “Les Goûts-réunis ou nouveaux concerts” Fuzau (performed with harpsichord)

2. Klement Slavický Suite for Oboe and Piano State Music Publishing House, 1963

3. Martin Hybler Composition commissioned for the IMC Prague Spring 2019

 

 

 

Finals

1. Ralph Vaughan Williams Concerto for Oboe and Strings

Finalists study and perform this piece without a conductor

2. Bohuslav Martinů Concerto for Oboe with a Small Orchestra H 353 (MEMORIZED)

In cooperation with the Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ondřej Vrabec

 

 

 

The competition will take place in three rounds, and the number of candidates is limited. For both instruments, the maximum number of Round I candidates is 50, a maximum of 12 candidates will advance to Round II, and 4 candidates will advance to the finals.

For competition performances, the jury has the right to determine the order of compositions or of individual parts of compositions.

The commissioned piece for the 2019 Prague Spring International Music Competition by a Czech composer will be sent to the candidates together with instructions for competitors.

The competition repertoire stated by the candidate in the application is binding and cannot be changed. Later changes or failure to comply with the compulsory repertoire are grounds for disqualification. Candidates must bring printed music with them and present it on demand.

Using illegal copies of sheet music for public performance is a violation of copyright and the commercial rights of the publisher, and the performers assume all liability for any legal sanctions.

All three rounds of competition performances are public.

Flute

Preliminary Round

1. Jindřich Feld Quatre pièces for Flute solo – 1st (Meditation) and 4th (Burlesca) movement Alphonse Leduc

2. Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata in E major BWV 1035 – 1st (Adagio ma non tanto) and 2nd (Allegro) movement Urtext type of  Bärenreiter, Breitkopf, Henle etc.

 

Candidates who document that they have won the 1st prize in one of the following competitions need not submit a recording:
53rd Markneukirchen International Instrumental Competition 2018
9th Kobe International Flute Competition 2017

Round I

1. Erwin Schulhoff Sonata for Flute and Piano

2. Georg Philipp Telemann 12 Fantasias for Solo Flute – one of the Fantasias of candidate´s choice Urtext type of  Bärenreiter, Breitkopf, Henle etc. (MEMORIZED)

 

 

 

 

Round II

1. A work of the candidate´s choice

a) Bohuslav Martinů Sonata for Flute and Piano H 306

b) Jan Novák Sonata Super „Hoson Zes“ for Flute and Piano Bärenreiter

c) Carl Reinecke Sonata “Undine“ for Flute and Piano Op. 167

2. Gabriel Fauré Fantasie for Flute and Piano Op. 79

3. Johann Sebastian Bach One of the following sonatas Urtext type of  Bärenreiter, Breitkopf, Henle etc.

a) Sonata in E flat major BWV 1031

b) Sonata in C major BWV 1033

4. Jaroslav Pelikán Composition commissioned for the IMC Prague Spring 2019

Finals

1. Antonín Rejcha (Anton Reicha) Quartet for Flute, Violin, Viola and Violoncello in G major Op. 98 Musica Antiqua Bohemica Editio Praga

In collaboration with Bennewitz Quartet

2. A work of the candidate´s choice (MEMORIZED)

a) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in G major KV 313 Urtext Bärenreiter

b) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D major KV 314 Urtext Bärenreiter

c) Vilém Blodek Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D major

In collaboration with PKF – Prague Philharmonia conducted by Stanislav Vavřínek

The competition will take place in three rounds, and the number of candidates is limited. For both instruments, the maximum number of Round I candidates is 50, a maximum of 12 candidates will advance to Round II, and 4 candidates will advance to the finals.

For competition performances, the jury has the right to determine the order of compositions or of individual parts of compositions.

The commissioned piece for the 2019 Prague Spring International Music Competition by a Czech composer will be sent to the candidates together with instructions for competitors.

The competition repertoire stated by the candidate in the application is binding and cannot be changed. Later changes or failure to comply with the compulsory repertoire are grounds for disqualification. Candidates must bring printed music with them and present it on demand.

Using illegal copies of sheet music for public performance is a violation of copyright and the commercial rights of the publisher, and the performers assume all liability for any legal sanctions.

All three rounds of competition performances are public.

Contact

Competition Office
Phone: +420 257 313 033
E-mail: competition@festival.cz

Pražské jaro, o. p. s.
Hellichova 18
118 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic