Open to worldwide string gamers 16 to 30 years of age, the competitors is targeted fully on the unaccompanied string Partitas, Sonatas and Suites of J.S. Bach.
“This competitors is uncommon in that the members are solely required to play one sonata, suite, or partita of Bach. It’s such a easy format: two actions for the primary spherical, and the entire piece for the ultimate. However isn’t that telling sufficient?” 2021 jury member, cellist Colin Carr told The Violin Channel.
“The rivals might play on fashionable or baroque devices and bows, on devices with 4, 5, or six strings, tuned in fifths, fourths, or a mix. As competitions go, that is maybe essentially the most humane I’ve come throughout!” he mentioned.
The 2021 first prize winner will obtain $5000, plus quite a few efficiency invites.
The jury will comprise: Robert Mealy, Marilyn McDonald, Arthur Haas, Eugene Drucker, and Colin Carr.
Earlier first prize winners embody violinist Rachell Ellen Wong and cellist Maxime Quennesson.
RACHELL ELLEN WONG | BACH | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 IN C MAJOR | 2019 LILLIAN & MAURICE BARBASH J.S. BACH COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE
Purposes to be obtained by 11 October, 2021.
For additional particulars, go to: www.jsbachcompetition.org
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