Competition

The 3rd Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Fri. December 24th, 2010
Application Deadline (including the Preliminary Selection Fee payment)
Mon. January 24th, 2011
Announcement of the result of the Preliminary Selection
Fri. February 18th
Deadline for the Entry Fee payment
Mon. March 14th
Registration & Opening Ceremony & Opening Concert
Tue. March 15th
First Round
Wed. March 16th
First Round
Thu. March 17th
Second Round
Fri. March 18th
Open Master Class given by the Jury members
Sat. March 19th
Final Round & Award Ceremony

Venue: The Munetsugu Hall ( 2-5-14, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 460-0008 Japan )

JURY

Jury
  • Shlomo Mintz (Chairman)
  • Felix Ayo
  • Sungsic Yang
  • Vera Tsu Wei-Ling
  • Koichiro Harada
  • Kazuki Sawa
  • Kimiko Nakazawa

Contact

The Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition Tokyo Office, c/o Concert Office Alte Inc.

401, DORUMI Gyoen, 5-29-7, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0051 Japan
TEL:03-3352-7310 FAX:03-3352-1665 e-mail:info@musicalte.com

MASTER CLASS

The Master Class will be held on March 18th. The candidates who qualified for the Second Round but were not selected for the Final Round are eligible, and shall receive tuition from a member of the jury for free.
Details will be announced with the result of the Preliminary Selection.

REPERTOIRE

∗All except the sonatas in the Second Round are to be performed from memory

Preliminary Selection
( audio recording to be submitted on CD/MD )

  1. J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Partita No.3 BWV. 1006 - Preludio
  2. The 1st Movement ( with cadenza of your choice ) from one of the concertos set below:
    • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216
    • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K.218
    • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K.219

First Round

  1. J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Partita No.3 BWV. 1006 Preludio, Loure ( without repeat ) and Gavotte en Rondeau ( with repeat )
  2. Ysaye: Solo Sonata Op.27 No.3 "Ballade"

Second Round

  1. The 1st Movement ( with cadenza of your choice ) from one of the concertos set below:
    • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216
    • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K.218
    • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K.219
  2. One complete Sonata from the following:
    • Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in A, Op.100
    • Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3 in d, Op.108
    • Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in a, Op.106
  3. One or more virtuoso piece/pieces of your choice for violin solo or for violin and piano ( total performance time of 8 - 12 minutes )

Final Round

One complete concerto( with cadenza of your choice) from the following:

  • Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e, Op.64
  • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op.35
  • Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op.77

∗Final Round [Concerto] will be accompanied by Chubu Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Masahiko Enkoji

PRIZES

(The prize instruments are loaned to the winners free of charge for 2 years.)

1st Prize
Antonio Stradivarius Violin “Rainville” (1697) and 500,000JPY
2nd Prize
Michele Angelo Bergonzi Violin “Ex. Mintz” (1764) and 300,000JPY
3rd Prize
Giovanni Francesco Pressenda Violin “Ex. Schultz” (1831) and 200,000JPY
4th , 5th
100,000JPY each
  1. If the previous 1st-Prize winner is awarded the 1st Prize again consecutively, the loan period of Antonio Stradivarius Violin “Rainville” (1697) will be extended to 5 years.
  2. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winners are invited to perform at the Prize Winner Gala Concert to be held at the Munetsugu Hall in 2012.
  3. If 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winners present their solo recital ( with or without accompanist ) within 2 years of the Competition in which they won the prize, the Competition will provide financial assistance to one such recital according to the Competition's set regulations.
  4. If 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winners wish to attend competitions/seminars overseas, the Competition will provide financial assistance according to the Competition's set regulations.