VIOLIN

PRE-CATEGORY (born in 2011 or after)

(program up to 7 min.)

  1. Two compositions of choice from different stylistic periods

A – CATEGORY (born in 2008 or after)

Preselection round
  1. One or two pieces from the competition program.
Competition program up to 15 min.
  1. One or more pieces from the baroque period
  2. А choice of pieces from the classical and romantic period, XX and XXI century or a Macedonian composer

B – CATEGORY (born in 2005 or after)

Preselection round
  1. One or more pieces from the baroque period
Competition round up to 20 min.
  1. А choice of pieces from the classical and romantic period, XX and XXI century or a Macedonian composer

C – CATEGORY (born in 2001 or after)

Preselection round
  1. A baroque composition of choice
Competition round up to 25 min.
  1. One virtuoso piece of choice (H. Wieniawski, P. de Sarasate, F. Kreisler etc.)
  2. The Ist ; or IInd and IIIrd movement of a concerto of choice

D – CATEGORY (born in 1995 or after)

Preselection round
  1. J. S. Bach: Two movements from the collection of solo sonatas, partitas or chaconnes
  2. N. Paganini: One of 24 caprices op. 1 for solo violin of choice
Round I
  1. W. A. Mozart: Ist movement with cadenza of choice from the following concertos:
    K V. 216 No.3; KV.218 No. 4; KV. 219 No. 5
Round II
  1. One complete sonata for violin & piano ( Bartok, L. van Beethoven, J. Brahms, C. Debussy, G. Faure, C. Franck, E. Grieg, S. Prokofiev, M. Ravel) of choice*
  2. One virtuoso piece of choice
  3. T. Zografski: “Song” for solo violin (obligatory piece)
Round III
  1. One whole concerto of choice

*(The composition in D – category, round II, no. 1 can be performed from the score)