43. BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITIONS
INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET COMPETITION IN MEMORIAM JOSEPH HAYDN September 10-19, 2009
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
The International Trumpet Competition „In memoriam Joseph Haydn”, organized by the Philharmonia Budapest Concert Agency and the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest will take place between 10 and 19 September 2009.
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The competition is open to trumpet players of all nationalities who were born on or after 1 January 1977.
The application form should be mailed by 1 May 2009 (the latest) to the address of Philharmonia Budapest Concert Agency (H-1075 Budapest, Kazinczy u. 24-26.)
All of the following documents must be enclosed with the application form:
a/ brief curriculum vitae
b/ certificate of musical qualification
c/ letter of recommendation from a prominent personality in music life
d/ ID or passport copy
e/ two recent photographs with your name on the back
f/ the copy of the receipt about the transfer of the entry fee
The entry fee of equivalent to EUR 130 is to be remitted to the following bank account:
Magyar Nemzeti Bank
H-1054 Budapest, Szabadság tér 8-9.
Filharmónia Budapest Kht. – Trumpet Competition
IBAN: HU70 1003 2000 0028 6978 0000 0048
(Please cover the costs of the transfer!)
The application is valid only after the entry free payed in and the letter of confirmation has been received. The entry fee will not be refunded to contestants who withdraw from the competition.
The number of participants will be determined by the Organizing Committee which reserves the right of preselection.
Candidates will be informed of the acceptance of their application by 10 June 2009.
LOCATION AND STRUCTURE OF THE COMPETITION
The competition is divided into three rounds: preliminary, semi-final, final.
All rounds will be open to the public.
Practice time will be available in the building, and before each stage competitors have the opportunity of a short rehearsal at the venue of the competition as well. The preliminary round will be accompanied by piano while the semi final (Telemann or Hertel, Mozart) and the final by orchestra.
The order of appearance will be decided by ballot at the opening of the competition. This order will be valid throughout the competition.
You may use scores during the competition, except in the Semi Final while playing the Baroque piece and in the Final Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Conerto in E flat major, which must be played on B trumpet.
The Organizing Committee has distinguished official piano accompanists available to the competitors free of charge. Competitors may bring their own accompanist at their own expense if they wish so.
After the distribution of the prizes, the prizewinners will perform at a Gala Concert. No payment will be made for this or any of the contestants‘ performances, radio and TV recordings during the competition, and any further use of these recordings.
The jury will evaluate the performances with points ranging from 1 to 25.
The competitors selected for the next round will be listed in alphabetical order.
Usually the jury selects 12 contestants for the semi-final and 6 contestants for the final round.
The jury reserves the right to decide whether or not to award the prizes, or to change the contents of any of the prizes. The jury‘s decisions are final and are not open to any appeal or discussion.
THE FOLLOWING PROMINENT EXPERTS HAVE BEEN INVITED TO TAKE PART IN THE INTERNATIONAL JURY
Hans GANSCH, President – Austria
Dai ZHONGHUI – China/USA
Jouko HARJANNE – Finland
Eric AUBIER – France
Tamás VELENCZEI – Hungary
Zoltán SZŰCS – Hungary
György GEIGER – Hungary
The organizers of the competition offer a reduced-price accommodation possibility in double rooms for the participants of the competition and their accompaniment. It is not possible to book single rooms.
The price of accommodation in double room with breakfast inclusive is around 40€/night/person.
Those selected to play in the final will be the guests of Philharmonia Budapest Concert Agency till the end of the competition.
First Prize EUR 8000
Second Prize EUR 6000
Third Prize EUR 4000
Beyond these prizes concert engagements will be offered to the winners by foreign and Hungarian institutions, festivals and concert organizers.
SECRETARIAT OF THE COMPETITION
All communications should be addressed to Philharmonia Budapest Concert Agency
Mária Liszkay, Manager, Secretary of the Competition
H-1075 Budapest, Kazinczy u. 24-26., Hungary
Phone: +(36-1) 266-14-59, 302-49-61
REPERTOIRE OF THE COMPETITION
A/ Arthur Honegger: Intrada (Editions Salabert)
B/ Competitor should choose one piece from among the followings:
Alan Vizutti: Cascades or
Anthony Plog: Postcards
II. Semi Final
A/ Competitors should choose one piece from the followings (accompanied by chamber orchestra):
G. Ph. Telemann: Trumpet Concert in D major (pls. see 1st page) or
Johann Wilhelm Hertel: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major No. 1.
(The Brass Press)
Leopold Mozart: Trumpet Concerto in D major
The chosen piece must be played by heart.
B/ A Romantic piece in maximum 10 minutes – chosen by the competitor.
C/ Kovács Zoltán: Capriccio Brasiliana, Edition Bim, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
III. Final – accompanied by orchestra
A/ Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Conerto in E flat major
The piece must be played by heart on a B trumpet.
B/ Andre Jolivet: Trumpet concerto no. 2. (Edition Heugel/Alphonse Leduc)