Registration for the 8th International Violin Competition

competition registration

Selected Program

Round 1

The candidate can choose freely the order of the repertoire.

Semi-Final Round

A recital with a duration between 45 to 50 minutes.
All candidates are expected to approach their performance as a concert.
The chosen repertoire must include the following pieces:

Henri Marteau: Caprice No. 1 "Improvisation" from: 24 Caprices for violin and piano op. 25

Xiaogang Ye: commissioned work for solo violin

The recital can be completed with one or more pieces the candidate can choose freely:

The candidate can choose freely the order of the repertoire.
Not allowed are: Bach-compositions and pieces composed by the competitor.
The scores for Marteau and Xiaogang Ye will be sent by the competition office.
The candidate has to indicate the duration of the pieces.

Final Round


Jury: Gilbert Varga, Prof. Michael Frischenschlager, Erika Geldsetzer, Prof. Ilya Kaler, Prof. Nam Yun Kim, Natalia Lomeiko, Prof. Silvia Marcovici, Prof. Kurt Saßmannshaus, Alexandra Soumm, Prof. Ingolf Turban Students of the competitions jury members are not eligible to participate. A student is someone who received tuition from a jury member between October 2022 and April 2023 or prior to the competition for a period exceeding six months. Violinists who participate in a master class held by a jury member between January and April 2023 are also not eligible to participate in the competition.