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25 January – 1 February 2020

12th International Cello Competition
Antonio Janigro
JUNIOR

Jury members

Hannah Suhyoung Eichberg (Korea / Germany)
Alexander Gebert (Finland / Germany)
Mihaela Čuljak (Croatia)
Milan Hudnik (Slovenia)
Fanny Nemeth Weiss (Hungary)

Official piano accompanists

Ana Granik
Domagoj Gušćić
Nadia Varga Modrić
Nikolina Ljiljak

25 January – 1 February 2020

Pre-category

born in 2011 and younger perform a free choice program no longer than 5 minutes.
Performance in the Pre-category is not of a competitive character.

1st Category

born 2009 and younger perform a program no longer than 10 minutes:

a) two compositions of different character (possibly two movements from sonata or concert) with piano accompaniment
b) one piece for cello solo (etude or capriccio)

2nd Category

born in 2007 and younger performing the program no longer than 15 minutes:

a) one movement from concerto or sonata (two contrasting movements in the case of an old master’s sonata)
b) one piece for cello solo (etude or capriccio)

c) one short compositions of their own choice

3rd Category

born in 2005 and younger performing the program no longer than 20 minutes:

a) one movement from concerto or sonata (two contrasting movements in the case of an old master’s sonata) with piano
b) one piece for cello solo (etude or capriccio)
c) a slow piece at his own choice
d) virtuoso piece of his own choice

4th Category

born in 2003 and younger perform a program no longer than 25 minutes:

a) one movement from concerto or sonata (two contrasting movements in the case of an old master’s sonata) with piano
b) one piece for cello solo (etude or capriccio)
c) a slow piece at his own choice
d) virtuoso piece of his own choice

5th Category

born in 2001 and younger performing a program no longer than 30 minutes:

a) one movement from concerto or sonata (two contrasting movements in the case of an old master’s sonata) with piano
b) one piece for cello solo (etude or capriccio) of appropriate difficulty
c) one movement from J. S. Bach: 6 Suites for violoncello solo BWV 1007 – 1012
d) a slow piece of his own choice
e) virtuoso piece of his own choice

6th Category

born in 1999 and younger performing the program no longer than 50 minutes (in both rounds):

1st Round:

a) etuda or capriccio
b) a slow piece of his own choice
c) 1st movement from concerto for violoncello (from J. Haydn onwards)

2nd Round – Finale:

a) one movement from J. S. Bach: 6 Suites for violoncello solo BWV 1007 – 1012
b) Sonata for Cello and Piano (in full), from L. van Beethoven onwards
c) virtuoso piece of his own choice

  • There are no age limits for applying to a higher age category.
  • In each category, at least one piece must be from the country of the contestant’s education.
  • All pieces in all categories should be performed by memory with the exception of duo sonatas for the cello and the piano.
  • All performances must be open to the public.
  • The Jury reserves the right to reduce the length of performances.
  • The judges’ decisions are irrevocable.
  • All competitors will get Diploma of participation.
  • All awarded competitors will get a Diploma.

Awards

Pre-category

all candidates will get Diploma of participation and souvenir.

1st
category

500,00 kunas

2nd
category

1.000,00 kunas

3rd
category

2.000,00 kunas

4th
category

4.000,00 kunas

5th
category

6.000,00 kunas

6th
category

8.000,00 kunas

Special awards

Antonio Janigro
Foundation Award

Professor Milan Nagy’s family award for
best-placed Croatian candidate

Accord Case Award –
cello case

Thomastik Infeld Vienna Award –
cello strings

International Summer School UZMAH Award, Brač

Award of the International Cultural Center HGM in Grožnjan

UNISON Competitions
Brozova 8a
10000, Zagreb
Hrvatska

Academy of Music
Trg Republike Hrvatske 12
10000, Zagreb
Hrvatska

Croatian Music Institute
Gundulićeva ulica 6A
10000, Zagreb
Hrvatska

International
Cello
Competition
Antonio Janigro

LOCATION

UNISON
Brozova 8a,
10000 Zagreb

CONTACT

[email protected]
(01) 3668 - 027

SPONSORS:

Ministry of culture / Ministry of Science and Education / City of Zagreb / Croatian Music Institute / Academy of Music Zagreb /
Croatian Radiotelevision - Symphonic orchestra / Accord Case / Thomastik-Infeld / IMK Classic / Catering Majetić / Amadria Park Hotel Capital

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