Competition

The 4th Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Fri. December 21st, 2012
Application Deadline (including the Preliminary Selection Fee payment)
Mon. January 21st, 2013
Announcement of the result of the Preliminary Selection
Fri. February 15th
Deadline for the Entry Fee payment
Sun. March 24th
Registration & Opening Ceremony & Opening Concert "Shlomo Mintz Violin Recital"
Mon. March 25th
First Round
Tue. March 26th
First Round
Thu. March 28th
Second Round
Fri. March 29th
Rehearsal Day for Finalists
Sat. March 30th
Final Round & Award Ceremony

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

REPERTOIRE

Preliminary Selection
( audio recording to be submitted on CD )

  1. J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.3 BWV. - 1005 III: Largo and IV: Allegro (without repeat)
  2. Ysaÿye: Solo Sonata Op.27 No.6

First Round

  1. J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.3 BWV. 1005 - III: Largo and IV: Allegro (without repeat)
  2. Ysaÿe: Solo Sonata Op.27 No.6

Second Round

  1. W.A. Mozart: Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C, K.373
    (with piano accompaniment, Bärenreiter Edition only with a cadenza of your choice)
  2. One complete work from the following:
    • Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano
    • Poulenc: Sonata for Violin and Piano
    • Janáček: Sonata for Violin and Piano
    • Szymanowski: Mythes Trois Poemès Op.30 Op.30
  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:

  • Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano
  • Poulenc: Sonata for Violin and Piano
  • Janacek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
  • Szymanowski: Mythes Trois Poemes Op.30
  • 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 Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ichiro Saito

JURY

Jury
  • Shlomo Mintz (Chairman)
  • Felix Ayo
  • Sungsic Yang
  • Chai Liang
  • Kazuki Sawa
  • Machie Oguri
  • Kimiko Nakazawa

ADJUDICATIONREGULATIONS

  1. A jury member shall not take part in the adjudication of a candidate who received tuition from the jury member for more than 3 months within the past 2 years.
  2. A candidate must not be in direct personal contact with any member of the jury while he/she remains a "candidate". Such contact will lead to the disqualification of both the candidate and the jury member.
  3. The decision of the Jury is final, and may not be challenged under any circumstances.
  4. The adjudication of the Preliminary Round shall be carried out by the 3 Japanese jury members only.

Contact

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

TEL : 03 (3352) 7310
e-mail:info@musicalte.com

Munetsugu Hall

TEL:052(265)1715
e-mail:info@munetsuguhall.com

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. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winners are invited to perform at the Prize Winner Gala Concert to be held in Nagoya (Munetsugu Hall) and Tokyo in 2014.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.