2020 - 12th RIMM - 6th Mirecourt International Violin Competition

Jury

The Jury will be composed by world known musicians and violin teachers: Martin Beaver (Canada), Esther Hoppe (Switzerland), Dong-Suk Kang (South Korea), Sergey Malov (Russia/Hungaria), Marianne Piketty (France), Marco Rizzi (Italy), Pavel Vernikov (Israel).

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Rewards and recognitions

  • 1st prize: 5 000 €
  • 2nd prize: 3 000 €
  • 3rd prize: 1 000 €
  • 4th prize: 500 €
  • Special Prize of the bow makers: a modern bow valued at €4,000, offered by La Venotte and the Jeunesses Musicales de Mirecourt, organizer of the Competition.
  • Special Prize for the best interpretation of the contemporary piece: a €250 voucher for music scores offered by Durand-Salabert-Eschig.
  • Special Prize for the best interpretation of the French sonata: a €250 voucher for music scores offered by Durand-Salabert-Eschig.
  • Public Master Classes offered to the candidates by the members of the jury.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules and registration

Information to candidates to download: 2020 civm en information to candidates 32020 CIVM - information to candidates

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July 15 : Registration deadline

From July 16 to Septembre 20 - Pre-selection

The candidates have to provide before July 15, 2020 a high quality video comprising:

Warning : Update due to Covid-19 sanitary restrictions (May 20th, 2020)

 

  1. PAGANNI : one Caprice, at the candidate's choice
  2. 1st movement of the concerto chosen for the finale, recorded with piano accompaniment or JS BACH – piece for solo violin (played without the repeats) chosen in the list 1. of the first round.

First Round - Sunday 15th and Monday 16th Novembre, 2020

Concert HallCinéma Rio, Mirecourt

A solo violin programme of no more than 30 minutes’ duration, comprising:

  1. JS BACH - one piece for solo violin (played without the repeats) from the following list:
  • Sonata n° 1 in G minor (BWV 1001) - Mvt 1-2 (Adagio & Fuga)
  • Partita n° 1 in B minor (BWV 1002) - Mvt 1-4 (Allemanda, Double, Corrente, Double)
  • Partita n° 1 in B minor (BWV 1002) - Mvt 5-8 (Sarabanda, Double, Tempo du borea, Double)
  • Sonata n° 2 in A minor (BWV 1003) - Mvt 1-2 (Grave & Fuga)
  • Partita n° 2 in D minor (BWV 1004) - Mvt 1-4 (Allemanda, Corrente, Sarabanda, Giga)
  • Partita n° 2 in D minor (BWV 1004) - Mvt 5 (Ciaccona)
  • Sonate n° 3 in C major (BWV 1005) - Mvt 1-2 (Adagio & Fuga)
  • Partita n° 3 in E major (BWV 1006) - All movements
  1. PAGANINI : One Caprice, at the candidate’s choice

 

  1. A French contemporary piece for solo violin from the following list:
  • Georges Aperghis - I.X. (2006)
  • Pierre Boulez - Anthème (1991)
  • Bernard Cavanna - Fauve (1995)
  • Pascal Dusapin - In vivo (2017)
  • Bechara El-Khoury - Trois pièces : Arminia, Beyrouth-Jérusalem, Perpétuel (2013)
  • Philippe Hersant - Tarab (2010) 
  • Philippe Hersant - Chants du Sud (1996)
  • Marc Monnet - Fantasia dolorosa (1982)
  • Eric Montalbetti - Sonate pour violon seul (2016)
  • Florentine Mulsant - Sonate Op.19 Corail – Dédale (1999-2002)
  • Florentine Mulsant - Sonate de concert Op.45, Chaconne (2013)
  • Eric Tanguy - Sonate brève (1999) 

Semi-Finale - Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th November, 2020

Concert Hall – Cinema Rio, Mirecourt

A recital of no more than 60 minutes’, comprising:

  1. A work for violin and piano from the following list:
  • Schubert - Fantasy in C major (D934)
  • Schubert - Sonata in A major (D574)
  • Schubert - Rondo brilliant in B minor, op. 70 (D895)
  • Schubert - Sonatina in D major (D384)
  • Schubert - Sonatina in A minor (D385)
  • Schubert - Sonatina in G minor (D408)
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 1 opus 12 n° 1 in D major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 2 opus 12 n° 2 in A major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 3 opus 12 n° 3 in E flat major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 4 opus 23 in A minor
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 5 opus 24 in F major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 6 opus 30 n° 1 in A major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 7 opus 30 n° 2 in C minor
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 8 opus 30 n° 3 in G major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 9 opus 47 in A major
  • Beethoven - Sonata n° 10 opus 96 in G major                      
  1. A French Sonata for violin and piano from the following list:
  • Mel Bonis - Sonata
  • Claude Debussy - Sonata
  • Gabriel Fauré - Sonata n° 1 in A major Op.13
  • Reynaldo Hahn - Sonata in C major
  • Guillaume Lekeu - Sonata in G major
  • Gabriel Pierné - Sonata in D minor Op.36
  • Francis Poulenc - Sonata
  • Maurice Ravel - Sonata
  • Maurice Ravel - Sonata Op. posthumous
  • Camille Saint-Saëns - Sonata n°1 in D minor Op.75
  1. virtuoso piece, at the candidate’s choice, for solo violin or with piano accompaniment.

 

Finale - Sunday 22nd November, 2020 at 3pm

Concert HallLa Rotonde de Thaon-les-Vosges

With the « Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Lorraine  » within the framework of the « Concerts Classiques d’Epinal »

A concerto from the following list:

  • Johannes Brahms - Concerto in D major Op.77
  • Edouard Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole Op. 21
  • Félix Mendelssohn - Concerto in E minor Op. 64
  • Camille Saint-Saëns - 3rd Concerto in B minor Op. 61
  • Jean Sibelius - Concerto in D minor Op. 47
  • Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski - Concerto in D major Op.35

 

The pianists for accompaniement of the semi-finalists : Antoine de Grolée and Roger Sala.

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