II. Concorso Internazionale d'Organo "Wadden Sea" 2021

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da Venerdì, 15 Gennaio, 2021 - 08:00 a Sabato, 23 Gennaio, 2021 - 23:00
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In Danimarca con la giuria internazionale presieduta da Hans-Ola Ericsson

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The Wadden Sea 2nd International Organ Competition will be held in West Jutland, Denmark, January 15 – 23, 2021.

The competition is open to organists of all nationalities under the age of 35 years, i.e. born no earlier than January 15, 1986.

20-24 organists will be selected for participation through an audition round. A set repertoire, recorded by the applicant, should be submitted before or on the last application date, September 1, 2020.

The competition has three rounds that will be performed on three differe nt organs. There will be 12 semi-finalists and three finalists. Those semi-finalists who do not proceed to the final round will be offered to perform a part of their program in a joint concert at a location in the region on the day after the semi-final round. 

The Jury comprises internationally acclaimed organists.

Winners will be offered prizes totaling DKK 250.000 (approx. EUR 33.000) and concert engagements.

Competitors have to pay for their own travel to the competition. Local transport during the competition will be taken care of by the organizers.

Competitors will be offered free, private accommodation with local families during the entire competition (subject to availability). Competitors can also stay at a hotel at their own expense.

    • Application deadline: September 1, 2020.
    • Online application will be available by May 1st.
    • Application fee (non-refundable): DKK 750 (approx. EUR 100).

 

The competition is being organized by the Danish National Academy of Music.

 

    • Application opens: May 1st, 2020
    • Application deadline: September 1st, 2020
    • Prizes amount to a total of DKK 250.000 (approx. EUR 33.000) and concert engagements.
    • Application fee: DKK 750 (approx. EUR 100)
    • The competition takes place i Esbjerg and Ribe in Denmark


REPERTOIRE


PRE-SELECTION: AUDIO RECORDING

A complete recording (no edits) including:

 

    • J.S. Bach: One slow and one fast movement from one of the Trio sonatas, BWV 525-530

    • Max Reger: Benedictus, Op 59

    • Louis Vierne: One piece, free of choice, from ”24 Pièces de fantaisie” Op 51 and Op. 53-55.

 

 

FIRST ROUND:  DANISH NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC 

APPROX. 20 COMPETITORS

(Organ: Marcussen & Søn, 2002)

The repertoire for the first round is compulsory. Each competitor must play a program containing pieces selected from each of the categories listed below:

 

    • César Franck: Cantabile

    • Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G-major BWV 550.

    • One piece, free of choice from 1850 or later. Duration cannot exceed 7 minutes.

 

 

SECOND ROUND / SEMI-FINAL: CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR 

APPROX. 12 COMPETITORS 

(Organ: P.G. Andersens og Bruhn, 2002)

The second round is a mixture of mandatory pieces and repertoire free of choice. There can be no repetition of a work from the pre-selection round or the first round.

The total duration of the program must not exceed 35 minutes.

Each competitor must perform a program containing pieces from each of the categories listed below:

 

    • Carl Nielsen, Op. 51: ”29 smaa præludier” – Choose 4-5 contrasting pieces.

    • Olivier Messiaen: ”Les Anges” from ”La Nativité du Seigneur”

    • One piece from before 1700 (approx.), free of choice.

    • One piece from 1850 or later OR a piece composed by the competitor. In both cases the duration cannot exceed 7 minutes. If the competitor chooses a piece of his/her own, he/she has to submit the score, notated with computer software, together with the complete chosen program for the whole competition. A handwritten score is not allowed.

 

 

FINAL ROUND: RIBE CATHEDRAL 

APPROX. 4 COMPETITORS

(Organ: T.H. Frobenius, 1973)

All works performed in this round must be different from previous rounds, including the preliminary selection round.

 

    • The works in this round should all be from the time-period 1850 – 2021, and they are free of choice.

    • The competitor’s program may contain transcriptions. The duration of the transcription(s) should not exceed 10 minutes. An unpublished transcription will only be permitted if the score is notated using a computer software program and is submitted together with the chosen program for the live rounds. A handwritten score will not be permitted.

    • Competitors are encouraged to include a Danish piece in the final (see suggestions)

    • The total duration of the program must not exceed 45 minutes.

 

 

GIURIA:

HANS-OLA ERICSSON (CHAIR)
Sweden/Canada


PIER DAMIANO PERETTI
Italy


HENRY FAIRS
UK


JA-KYUNG OH
South Korea

MIKKEL ANDREASSEN
Denmark


DANIEL ZARETSKY
Russia


KARIN NELSON
Sweden



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