Cello

Preliminary Round

1. Joseph Haydn Concerto in C major, Hob. VII b 1 – 1st movement without cadenza

2. David Popper Elfentanz Op. 39

 

 

 

 

 

Round I (MEMORIZED)

1. 1st and 2nd movement from one of the following sonatas

a) Pietro Locatelli Sonata in D major from 12 Sonatas Op. 6
b) Giuseppe Valentini Sonata in E major
c) Luigi Boccherini Sonata in A major

2. Antonín Dvořák Rondo in G minor Op. 94

3.David Popper One of the following etudes from Hohe Schule des Violoncellos Op. 73

a) Etude No. 13
b) Etude No. 33
c) Etude No. 38

Round II

1. A work composed for the IMC Prague Spring 2018

Ivan Kurz Feathers of the Firebird picture for Cello Solo

2. One of the following variants

a) Variant A

Bohuslav Martinů Variations on a Theme of Rossini H 290 or
Bohuslav Martinů Variations on a Slovak Folk Song H 378

And

Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in A major Op. 69 or
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in C major Op. 102 No. 1 or
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in D major Op. 102 No. 2

b) Variant B

Bohuslav Martinů Sonata No. 1 H 277 or
Bohuslav Martinů Sonata No. 2 H 286 or
Bohuslav Martinů Sonata No. 3 H 340

And

Ludwig van Beethoven Variations in F major Op. 66 über das Thema “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” or
Ludwig van Beethoven Variations in E Flat major WoO 46 über das Duett “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen”

3. Franz Schubert Sonata Arpeggione D 821 – 1st movement (MEMORIZED)

Finals (MEMORIZED)

1. Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude, Allemande, Courante from one of the following suites

a) Suite No. 4 in E Flat major BWV 1010
b) Suite No. 6 in D major BWV 1012

2. Antonín Dvořák Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor Op. 104
In cooperation with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiří Rožeň.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

A work by a Czech composer for the 2018 Prague Spring International Music Competition 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.

French horn

Preliminary Round

1. Eugène Bozza En Forêt

2. Johann Sebastian Bach Courante from Suite No. 1 BWV 1007

 

 

 

Round I

1. Franz Anton Rössler-Rosetti Concerto in D minor – 1st and 2nd movement (MEMORIZED)

2. A work of the candidate´s choice

a) Esa-Pekka Salonen Concert étude
b) Peter Maxwell Davies Sea Eagle – 1st and 3rd movement
c) Klement Slavický Musica per corno solo – 1st and 3rd movement

Round II

1. A work composed for the IMC Prague Spring 2018

Jiří Gemrot Virtuosino for French Horn and Piano

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

a) Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto in D major
b) Christoph Foerster Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
c) Johann Joachim Quantz Concerto in E flat major

2. Paul Hindemith Sonata in E flat major (1943) – without narration

Finals

1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quintet in E flat major KV 407
In cooperation with the Wihan Quartet.

2. Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major
In cooperation with the PKF-Prague Philharmonia, conductor Marek Šedivý.

 

 

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.

A work by a Czech composer for the 2018 Prague Spring International Music Competition 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