Competition

The 5th Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Fri. December 19st, 2014
Application Deadline (including the Preliminary Selection Fee payment)
Mon. January 20st, 2015
Announcement of the result of the Preliminary Selection
Fri. February 13th
Deadline for the Entry Fee payment
Sun. March 22nd
Registration & Opening Ceremony & Opening Concert "Yoojin Jang Violin Recital"
Mon. March 23rd
First Round
Tue. March 24th
First Round
Wed. March 25th
Second Round
Thu. March 26th
Second Round
Fri. March 27th
Rehearsal Day for Finalists
Sat. March 28th
Final Round & Award Ceremony

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. One movement from the following:
    • J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.1 BWV. 1001 -Fuga
    • J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.2 BWV. 1003 -Fuga
    • J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.3 BWV. 1005 -Fuga
  2. One Caprice from : Paganini: 24 Caprices Op.1

First Round

  1. One from the following:
    • J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.1 BWV. 1001 -Adagio and Fuga
    • J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.2 BWV. 1003 -Grave and Fuga
    • J.S. Bach: Solo Violin Sonata No.3 BWV. 1005 -Adagio and Fuga
  2. One Caprice from : Paganini: 24 Caprices Op.1

You may choose the same works from the Preliminary Round.

Second Round

  1. One complete work from the following:
    • Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No.1 in D, Op.12-1
    • Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No.2 in A, Op.12-2
    • Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No.3 in Eb, Op.12-3
    • Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No.4 in a, Op.23
    • Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No.6 in A, Op.30-1
    • Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No.8 in G, Op.30-3
    • Schubert: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A, Op.162, D.574
    • 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 Piano and Violin No.1 in a, Op.105
  2. 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 Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ichiro Saito

JURY

Jury
  • Shlomo Mintz (Chairman)
  • Felix Ayo
  • Gerard Poulet
  • Dong-Suk Kang
  • Takashi Shimizu
  • 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 2016.
  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.