The Competition for "A" and "B" Groups will take place in 2 rounds;
the Competition for "C" Group in 3 Rounds (the final Round with orchestral accompaniment).

In Round 1 the competitors must perform at least one Baroque or Classical work,
in Round 2 - at least one Balys Dvarionas composition.
The choice of music for the rest of the program is entirely at the discretion of the competitor within the time allowed for each age group.

 

The performances for both Round 1 and Round 2 must have the following durations:

Group "A" - from 10 to 20 minutes;
Group "B" - from 15 to 25 minutes;
Group "C" - from 20 to 30 minutes.

 

  • The Jury reserves the right to interrupt performances which exceed these specified time limits.
  • In Round 1 and Round 2 pianists must perform solo piano works only, violinists solo or with piano accompaniment. All works must be performed from memory.

 

Round 3 ("C" Group only - with orchestra).
Concerto of choice for violin/piano and orchestra from the following:

Piano:

B. Dvarionas (1904-1972)   Concerto for piano and orchestra No.1 in G minor
B. Dvarionas (1904-1972)    Concerto for piano and chamber orchestra No. 2 in E minor
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)    Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 23 in A major, KV 488
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)    Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
F. Liszt (1811-1886)    Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in A major, S125
R. Schumann (1810-1856)    Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor, Op. 54
E. Grieg (1843-1907)    Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor, Op. 16
S. Prokofiev (1891-1953)    Concerto for piano and orchestra No.1 in D flat major, Op.10


Violin:

B. Dvarionas (1904-1972)    Concerto for violin in b minor
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)    Concerto for violin No. 3 in G major, KV 216
F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)    Concerto for violin E minor, Op. 64
H. Vieuxtemps (1820-1881)    Concerto for violin No. 5 in A minor, Op. 37
C. Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)    Concerto for violin  No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
S. Prokofiev (1891-1953)    Concerto for violin No.1 in D major, Op. 19

 

Time limits must be strictly adhered to, and no piece may be performed more than once.

 

Scores for Balys Dvarionas compositions can be obtained from:

Email:   info@natos.lt
Phone: +370 5 249 61 71


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