Applications are accepted until January 5, 2022

Competition rules (strings)

Competition categories

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double bass

Age groups / maximum time limit

(age of the participant on January 20, 2022)

Age group Maximum age Maximum duration of performance
Group A: up to 9 years old up to 9 min
Group B: up to 12 years old up to 15 min
Group C: up to 15 years old up to 20 min
Group D: up to 19 years old up to 20 min. for each round
Group E: up to 26 years old up to 25 min. for each round

Repertoire requirements

For groups A, B — at least two, maximum four pieces of different characters from different eras.

For group C — at least two, maximum four pieces of different character from different eras, with the obligatory inclusion in the program of a large form (one or several parts of a concert or sonata) or a variation cycle (in full) by any composer.

For group D — at least one, maximum three pieces of different characters from different eras in each of the two rounds, with the obligatory inclusion of an etude (caprice) by any composer in the program, and a large-scale form composition (one or several parts) or a variation cycle (in full) by any composer.

For group E — at least one, maximum three pieces of different characters from different eras in each of the two rounds, with the obligatory inclusion in the program of an etude (caprice) by any composer, a large-scale form composition (one or several parts) or a variation cycle (in full) by any composer, as well as one or several parts of J. S. Bach's polyphonic cycles.

Partricitapion fees

Age group Until December 5 Until January 5
Group А: 50 € 60 €
Group B: 55 € 65 €
Group С: 60 € 70 €
Group D: 65 € 75 €
Group E: 70 € 80 €