Violin Section Rules
The George Enescu International Violin Competition consists of two eliminatory Rounds, Semifinal and Final.
The drawing of lots will take place on September 8th, 2014.
The First Round (eliminatory) will take place on September 9th, 10th and 11th, 2014.
The Second Round (eliminatory) will take place on September 13th and 14th, 2014.
The Semifinal will take place on September 16th, 2014.
The Rehearsal with the orchestra for the Final Round will take place on the 17th of September 2014.
The Final Round will take place on the 18th of September 2014.
The awards will be announced by the Competition Secretariat after the final Round of the George Enescu International Violin Competition.
1. J.S. Bach – A work chosen by the competitor among:
Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin
Grave and Fugue from Sonata in A minor for Solo Violin
Ciaccona from Partita in D minor for Solo Violin
Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in C major for Solo Violin
2. Mozart – First part with cadenza from one of the following Violin Concertos: no. 3, 4 or 5
3. Paganini : a Caprice chosen by the competitor
1. A piece chosen by the competitor among:
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasie, Zigeunerweisen
Paganini: Moses Fantasie, Motto perpetuo, Le Streghe, I palpiti, Nel cor piu non mi sento
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capricioso, Etude in Walz form (transcription by E. Ysaye)
Ernst: Erlkönig, The Last Rose of Summer
Ravel : Tzigane
Wieniawski: Faust Fantasie, Polonaise in D major
2. A work chosen by the competitor among:
Schubert: Rondo Brillant for Piano and Violin in B minor, D 895/op.70
Rondo in A major for Piano and Violin, D 438
Schumann: Fantasie op. 131 in C major
3. Beethoven – a Sonata chosen by the competitor among no.1, 6 or 8
1. Enescu – a work performed entirely, chosen by the competitor among:
Sonata op. 6 nr. 2 for Piano and Violin
Sonata op. 25 nr. 3 for Piano and Violin
„Impressions from childhood” suite for Piano and Violin
2. A Sonata for Violin and Piano chosen by the competitor among: Brahms: Sonata no.1, Sonata no.2, Sonata no.3
Grieg: Sonata no. 3
Hindemith: Sonata no.1
Final – with orchestra
A Concerto for Violin and Orchestra chosen by the competitor among: Beethoven, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Prokofiev (Concerto no.1, Concerto no.2), Shostakovich, Haciaturian, Bruch (Scotish Fantasie), Elgar, Karlowitz, Vieuxtemps (Concerto no. 5), Paganini (Concerto no.5), Bartók.