Open to artists aged between 15 and 30 years previous, the competitors’s utility deadline is now April 2, 2023
Held yearly, AMADEUS Pageant Vienna brings collectively worldwide musicians on the grounds of the AMADEUS Worldwide Faculty Vienna for a sequence of performances and workshops. The pageant has lately launched a contest that focuses solely on the style of salon music.
The primary of its sort, the inaugural Salon Music Violin Competitors “Violins&Soul” will reward younger musicians for his or her greatest interpretation of the then-popular European music style from the nineteenth century.
“We have been asking ourselves: why is that this music, which used to and continues to the touch all of us, dropping its presence within the very locations the place it used to maneuver societies?” the competitors’s founders advised The Violin Channel in a latest interview. “It supplies wealthy vitamins for the soul, but its progressively dropping significance in our musical lives.
Open to artists aged between 15 and 30 years previous, the competitors’s utility deadline is April 2, 2023. To use, click on right here.
The grand prize of 5,000 Euros may also embrace the two-year mortgage of the 1709 Antonio Stradivari violin from the Goh Household Assortment.
The second prize of three,000 Euros and the third prize of 1,000 Euros, may additionally embrace the mortgage of a violin from the Goh Household Assortment on the discretion jury. The general public prize, chosen by the pageant’s dwell viewers, will embrace 500 Euros.
All prize winners will likely be required to carry out on the AMADEUS Pageant Vienna 2024 and may additionally obtain efficiency alternatives organized by the pageant.
To use, candidates should submit items of contrasting kinds with or with out piano accompaniment, underneath the style of salon music for solo violin. The overall efficiency have to be a minimum of 40 minutes however no more than 60 minutes and embrace the next items:
1) Preludium & Allegro within the model of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
2) Estrellita by Manuel Ponce
Chosen candidates will likely be knowledgeable by e-mail and invited to a private interview with Mrs. Karen Goh and Dr. Wilson Goh.
The chosen finalists will likely be invited to the competitors Finals, happening on the AMADEUS Pageant Vienna on July 2, 2023.
Moreover, all finalists will likely be required to attend the Janoska Ensemble Workshop on June 29 and 30, 2023, and can then carry out with the Janoska Ensemble at a live performance on June 30, 2023.
“Souls of nice artists should meet and collaborate,” the founders stated. “The Janoska Ensemble is a gaggle of genius musicians, notably in improvisation. Salon Music of yesteryears is about improvisation too.”
Finalists may also obtain full pageant passes to the AMADEUS Pageant 2023. Finalists will obtain free lodging on the first-class Boarding Home of AMADEUS Worldwide Faculty Vienna (breakfast included).
The jury of the competitors is to incorporate Mrs. Karen Goh, Director of AMADEUS Pageant Vienna, Mr. Brendan Goh, Inventive Director of AMADEUS Pageant Vienna, and Dr. Wilson Goh.
For extra data, go to www.amadeusfestival.com and phone [email protected] with any questions.