31 st INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION «RODOLFO LIPIZER PRIZE» – GORIZIA 7 th – 16 th SEPTEMBER, 2012 Image Image Image violino RULES 1) The Competition will be held from the 7 th to the 16 th September 2012. It is divided into three stages, eliminatory, semifinal and final, which will be held in public at the Auditorium in Gorizia, via Roma 5. 2) The Competition is open to violinists of all nationalities who were born after the 16 th September 1980. 3) Admission will be decided by the Competition Organizing Committee after checking the required documents and their validity, and will be communicated between May 16 th and 31 st 2012. 4) The net entrance fee of € 120,00 (both issuing and receiving bank charges excluded) must be sent immediately after the candidate’s application has been accepted to Associazione Culturale “Rodolfo Lipizer” ONLUS (no-profit), in one of the following ways: – from Internet : you can useVisa or MasterCard orPayPal account on our e-commerce web site http://ecommerce.lipizer.it/ – from Italy : a) bank transfer to postal account number IT27 L076 0112 4000 0001 0780 492, or b) bank transfer to c/c (*) IBAN: IT49 S086 2212 4000 0400 0251 116 – from abroad : a) international postal order, or b) bank transfer to the current account 251116 of the (*) SWIFT / BIC: CCRTIT2T96A • IBAN (compulsory for U. E. countries ) : IT49 S086 2212 4000 0400 0251 116 (*) BCC – Cassa Rurale Artigiana di Lucinico Farra e Capriva, Via Visini 2, 34070 LUCINICO GO – ITALIA. Please indicate name and surname of the competitor . The payment of the entrance fee is necessary to receive the compulsory score. In order to quicken the dispatch we suggest to send the payment receipt by fax. The entrance fee and the deposit will not be refunded in any case. 5) Those who won the first prize at previous “Lipizer Competition” cannot enter the competition. 6) The performing order for each stage will be decided at the beginning of the Competition by ballot held in the presence of the Jury and the competitors. The competitors will have to play their entire program in each one of the three rounds. 7) Competitors must play from memory (except the Sonata and the piece composed for the competition) and use well-known editions for their fidelity to the original texts. In the respect of copyrights they must also own, and bring to Gorizia, the original scores of the musics they will play ( no photocopies admitted ). 8) Two Official Pianists will be availablefree for those competitors who will not have their own accompanist. The violinists who are considering to choose, for the second stage, point 3BX, a contemporary piece , will have to be accompanied by their own pianist. In case they don’t have their own pianist, the Organizing Committee will inform them about the possibility of being accompanied by the official ones. As regards point 3BX (a contemporary piece ), copy of the music must be forwarded to the Organizing Committee within the application deadline. 9) The Jury will be composed of the following members: Biagio PUTIGNANO President ITALY Christian ALTENBURGER Member AUSTRIA Roland DAUGAREIL Member FRANCE Maki ITOI Member JAPAN Rafael Carlos GINTOLI Member ARGENTINA Gratiela Stefana NEGRUTIU Member ROMANIA Renato ZANETTOVICH Member ITALY Representatives of the Ministry of Cultural Activitieswill be able to assist to the Jury’s works, but will not vote. 10) The admission of each competitor to the semifinals, the choice of the (maximum) six competitors who will be admitted to the finals, as well as their classification, based on the three tests, will be established by the Jury’s majority resolution with an open vote; their decision is final. 11) Candidates who do not reach the semifinals/finals will be given an opportunity to ask for explanations to the members of the Jury. 12) Free lodging and half board will be offered to all competitors (violinists only – not accompanists ) for the whole period they are officially in the Competition, at the student hostels suggested by the Competition Office, starting from September 6 th . The accompanists can stay there, if they pay. A list of hotels for direct booking will be sent to those competitors who intend to lodge at their own expenses. The competitors must notify the Competition Office where they will be lodging. 13) All the performances will be broadcast in streaming media on the Lipizer web channel. The final stage and the “Finalists’ Concert” will be broadcast on the radio and television by RAI Italian Radiotelevision Network. The winner of the first prize may have the chance to record a CD. In this case no remuneration is due to the performer. Representatives of the Supporting Organizations, agents of recording companies and concert agents will be invited as “observers” to the final test and to the Finalists’ Concert. 14) Each candidate binds himself to the acceptance of all rules governing this Competition upon his signing the application form, and consents to the use of his personal information for the purposes of the competition and its artistic promotion, according to the Italian Law 30.6.2003, n. 196. 15) Only the original Italian text will be considered valid in case of dispute. 16) Before their performances, the candidates might be required to show an identity document. REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTERING THE COMPETITION: 1) The following documents must be sent by registered mail to the address below not later than May 15 th 2012 : a) a statement in which the applicant declares his intention of participating in the Lipizer Prize, along with the following documents: b) the application form , throughly filled in and clearly indicating: – Surname, Name, gender, language for the correspondence, chosen among English, French, German, Spanish and Italian; – Place, country and date of birth; – Birth nationality and Citizenship; – Curriculum studiorum concerning musical education; – Professors’ names, addresses and contacts , mentioning length and dates of the studies with each of them; – Chosen programme for each of the three stages; – Request for the Official contest pianist, if needed; – whether he/she requires a free room with half board, booked by the Competition Office in a student hostel, or prefers to stay in a hotel at his/her expense; – Date of arrival in Gorizia, within the 6 th September 2012 ; – Signature (if under age, the application is to be signed by a parent or legal guardian); – Permanent and temporary address from the 16 th May to the 4 th September2012 , telephone, fax numbers, e-mail and the family’s address in their country of origin; c) a birth certificate or similar official document (photocopy of a personal document: international passport or identity card); d) 3 recent artistic close shot colour photographs of the applicant, with the instrument , and of good quality(photographs may be sent also by e-mail , max 512 Kb in JPEG format ). Please show Your full head, avoid poses that may hide Your face and keep the instrument close to Your face; e)brief biography for the finalist’s concert (presenting the candidate’s musical education and concert career – no more than 1.100 types); f) schematic curriculum vitae in chronological order, stating the applicant’s musical studies and any other document the applicant considers important. 2) In case of a registered letter requesting missing information, the competitors who have applied to the competition need to reply throughly within 12 days since they receive it. 3) The entry requests sent by e-mail are considered only as a pre-enrolment booking, and should therefore be confirmed by sending by mail the requested documents and the application form, filled in throughly and signed by the competitor him/herself. 4) The candidates who are admitted to the competition need to confirm their participation exclusively from July 16 th to July 31 st 2012 , payment altogether a deposit of € 45,00 which is given back in Gorizia to the competitors if they aren’t charged with home expenses. 5) The competitors who will not comply with such requirements for the entry will be considered renouncers of their right to participate, and will therefore be excluded from the competition without notice. 6) All correspondence and communications have to be addressed to: Segreteria CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI VIOLINO “PREMIO RODOLFO LIPIZER” Via don Giovanni Bosco 91, 34170 GORIZIA GO, ITALIA Tel.: 0039-0481-547863 – 280345• Fax: 0039-0481-536710• Handy:347-9236285 E-mail: lipizer@lipizer.it • Website: www.lipizer.it • Skype: lipizer or lorenzo.qualli PROGRAMME: FIRST STAGE (eliminatory) 1) R. LIPIZER 1895-1974 From Study no. 18 – Variations “Adagio”, “Mosso”, “Ritmico e marcato” page 156ER 2602 or page 158 ER 2964 from “The AdvancedViolin Technique”, with original bowings and fingerings, immediately available from the secretary’s office of the Competition by payment of € 24,30 +postal charges for registered mail, http://ecommerce.lipizer.it/ , following the conditions of payment, as provided in the Rules, point 4. 2) J.S. BACH Adagio and Fuga from Sonata no. 1 in G minor or Grave and Fuga from Sonata no. 2 in A minor or Adagio and Fuga from Sonata no. 3 in C Major or Allemande, Double, Corrente and Double Presto from the first Partita in H minor or Ciaccona from Partita no. 2 in D minor or Prelude, Loure, Gavotta en Rondeau and Giga from the third Partita in E Major. 3) W.A. MOZART Firstmovement and cadenza among the following concertos: G Major KV 216; D Major KV 218; A Major KV 219, with piano accompaniment. Among the cadenzas we would like to remind the ones written by Soulima Stravinsky and Roman Totemberg (Etition Peters No. 67717), of course it’s a free choise. SECOND STAGE (semifinal) The duration of the program should be 40 to 50 minutes. 1) N. PAGANINI One Caprice for unaccompanied violin from op.1 2)Fernando SULPIZI 1936 Quattro capicciosi et piacevoli ragionamenti (Guido Aretino) f or violin and piano , (duration5minutes). The score will be sent on15 th June 2012, to the address given by all the admitted competitors who will have paid the entrance fee. 3) A Sonata and a virtuoso piece among the following (A+B) or (α+β) : A) 19 th century Sonatas: L.v. BEETHOVEN in D Major, op. 12 no. 1; in A minor, op. 23; in F Major, op. 24 “Spring”;in C minor, op. 30 no. 2; in G Major, op. 30 no. 3; J. BRAHMS no.1 in G Major, op.78; no.2 in A Major, op. 100; no. 3 in D minor, op. 108 G. FAURÉ no. 1 in A Major, op.13 (1875-76) C. FRANCK in A Major (1886) E. GRIEG no. 3 in C minor, op. 45 F. SCHUBERT in A Major, op. 162 (1817) (D. 574) R. SCHUMANN in A minor, op. 105; in D minor op. 121 B) 20 th century pieces: L. BERIO Sequenza VIII for violin unaccompanied (1977) F. DONATONI “Cilio III” for violin and piano (1994) (*) W. LUTOSLAWSKI Subito for violin and piano M. RAVEL Tzigane (1924) A. SCHÖNBERG Fantasia, op. 47 (1949) F. SIFONIA Zwitschermaschine for violin and piano (1993), inspired by a Rodolfo Lipizer fragment and by a Paul Klee painting(*) K. SZYMANOWSKI Nocturne and Tarantella, op. 28 (1915) F. TESTI “Canzoncina” for unaccompanied violin (1995) (*) E. YSAŸE a Sonata from op. 27 (1924) for unaccompanied violin Caprice on the Ètude in the form of a Valzer, op. 52 by C. Saint-Saëns (*) obtainable on our e-commerce web site http://ecommerce.lipizer.it/ or at the Office of the Competition X either a piece for solo violin or a piece for violin and piano by a composer born after 1912 α) 20 th century Sonata for violin and piano: C. DEBUSSY in G minor (1916-17) (in the 150th anniversary of birth) G. ENESCU no. 3 in A minor, op. 25 L. JANACEK no. 3 (1921) F. POULENC (1943) S. PROKOFIEV no. 1 in F minor, op. 80 (1938-46) or no. 2 in D Major, op. 94 b (1944) M. RAVEL no. 2 in G Major (1927) A. SCHNITTKE no. 1 (1963) I. STRAVINSKI Duo concertante (1932) or one of the following Sonatas for unaccompanied violin: B. BARTÓK (1944) S. PROKOFIEV in D Major, op. 115 (1947) β) 19 th century virtuoso piece for violin and piano: A. BAZZINI La ridda dei folletti, op. 25 E. CHAUSSON Poema, op. 25 P. CIAIKOVSKI Waltz-Scherzo in C Major, op. 34 N. PAGANINI I palpiti; Le streghe; Nel cor più non mi sento C. SAINT-SAËNS Havanaise, op. 83 (1887) Introduction et Rondò capriccioso, op. 28 (1870) P. de SARASATE Air bohémien – Zigeunerweisen, op.20 Carmen Fantasia, op. 25 H. WIENIAWSKI Polonaise brillante in D Major, op. 4 Scherzo – Tarantella, op. 16 Polonaise brillante in A Major, op. 21 THIRD STAGE (final) With the Symphony Orchestra (1+2) or (A+B) 1) The f irst movement with cadenza among the following Concertos: P.I. CIAIKOVSKI in D major, op. 35 F. MENDELSSOHN in E minor, op. 64 2) One Concerto to be chosen among the following: S. BARBER op. 14 (1940) B. BARTOK no. 2 (1937-38) E.B. BRITTEN in D minor, op. 15 (rev. 1958) I. STRAVINSKI in D (1931) J. SIBELIUS in D minor, op. 47 (rev. 1905) A) Part of one Concerto among the following: A.I. KACIATURIAN The firstmovement and cadenza from the Concerto (1940) S.S. PROKOFIEV The firstmovement from the Concerto no. 1 in D, op. 19 (1916-17) B) One Concerto to be chosen among the following: L.v. BEETHOVEN in D Major, op. 61 J. BRAHMS in D major, op. 77 (1878) M. BRUCH no. 1 in G minor, op. 26 (1868) E. LALO SpanishSymphony in D minor, op. 21 (1873) C. SAIN-SAËNS no. 3in B minor, op. 61(1874) PRIZES: First prize «RODOLFO LIPIZER PRIZE» € 12.000,00 (indivisible), Diploma,aplaque by the President of the Italian Republic. Besides, a violin, offered by the I.P.I.A.L.L. – International School of Violin-Making “Antonio Stradivari” in Cremona, together with a silver trophy offered by the newspaper “IL PICCOLO” from Trieste. The winner will play on Lipizer’s violin on the 16 th September at the closing ceremony of the “Finalists’ Concert.” Moreover, the winner will be engaged for the following concerts by: – Cultural Association “R. Lipizer” along with a Symphony Orchestra for 2 concerts in Gorizia and in the main winter resorts in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, from 29 th to 30 th December 2012; – BIG Agency of Bacau – Romania with a symphony orchestra from Romania for one or more concerts, to be agreed, in Romania, and in Italy on 28 th December 2012; – FGMI – Foundation Music Youth in Italy of Milano, for a tour concerts in the main Italian cities; – Kulturni Dom of Nova Gorica – Slovenija, concert season 2013-14; – “Società Beethoven” A.C.A.M. of Crotone; – and reported for the following concerts: – AGIMUS – Associazione Giovanile Musicale of Padova; – Association Orchestra Cantelli of Milano; – “J. Futura” Orchestra from Trento, for a concert in the Olimpico Theatre in Rome, included in the 2013 Roman Philarmonic Academy concert season. In the past years the winner has been engaged in the following concert seasons and we hope this will happen again in the future. This depends on the winner himself or his agent, who is responsible of contacting directly the engaging concert Societies from a list that will be given. Second prize € 6.000,00 and a Diploma. The second prize winner will be engaged by R. Lipizer Cultural Association for one or two concerts in Gorizia during the concert season 2012-2013. Third prize € 4.000,00 and a Diploma. Fourth prize € 2.5000,00 and a Diploma. Fifth prize € 2.000,00 and a Diploma. Sixth prize € 1.500,00 and a Diploma. – All competitors will receive a participation Diploma. – The first prize cannot be divided. As concerns the other prizes, the Jury can give an opinion of equal merit for two or more competitors. In this case, the prize assigned to each competitor will derive from the sum of the prizes fixed by the order of merit and equally divided. The next competitor in order of merit will receive the prize following those that have already been awarded. If one or more prizes are not awarded, the eventual finalists (the last on the list of finalists) who won’t result classified within the first six, will be qualified as “finalist” and will be awarded a prize of € 1.000,00. – The Concurso Internacional Ejecucion Musical “Dr. Luis SIGALL” in Viña del Mar, CHILE – offers, as a special prize to the First-Prize winner of the Rodolfo LIPIZER contest, the automatic admission to the next International Violin Competition, free board and lodging and travel expenses (return ticket from his/her place of residence). SPECIAL PRIZES: The following special prizes will be awarded to talented competitors according to the Jury’s decision: First stage (eliminatory) € 400,00 offered by Prof. ELENA, R. LIPIZER’s daughter, and his nephews Maura and Claudio SORO for the best performance of Studio no. 18 – Variations from “Advanced Violin Technique”; € 250,00 offered by the Gruppo Costruzioni dell’Unione degli Industriali della Provincia di Gorizia to the best interpreter of a Concerto by W.A. Mozart; Second stage (semifinal) € 500,00 offered by the LIONS “MARIA THERESIA CLUB” GORIZIA, for the best performer of the Quattro capicciosi et piacevoli ragionamenti (Guido Aretino) f or violin and piano by Fernando SULPIUZI ; € 520,00 offered by composer Teresa PROCACCINI, president of the “R. Lipizer Prize 1999”, to honour the memory of her parents Vittorio and Maria PROCACCINI, to the best interpreter of a XXth Century piece or Sonata; € 520,00 offered in memory of Bruna BRESSAN PIROLO by her sons for the best semifinalist not admitted to the final stage; € 400,00 offered by Prof. Lorenzo QUALLI in honour and memory of his mother – Anna PICIULIN, widow of the latest Mr QUALLI – who kindled in him the passion for music, to a semifinalist of strong artistic temperament; € 400,00 offered by Prof. Lorenzo QUALLI, the Competition’s creator, for the best Sonata performed in the second stage; Third stage (final) € 1.000,00 prizeDr. Antonino CHILLEMI, for the best interpreter of a19 th century Concerto for violin and Symphony Orchestra , letter B; € 1.000,00 prize Dr. Prof. Elena Rosellini RUGGIERO, to the best finalist who dialogued with the orchestra most brilliantly ; € 600,00 offered by Dr. Lucio ROSSMANN and Dr. Eng. Fabio ROSSMAN in memory of their aunt Dr. Gemma KENICH VIOZZI and her husband Giulio VIOZZI, composer from Trieste and president of the 1982 “R. Lipizer Prize”, for the best performance of a contemporary concert; € 500,00 offered by Mrs Laura PECAR and her son and daughters Claudio, Elisabetta and Erica in memory of their husband and father Giuliano PECAR, keen on music and clever trader in the sector of music, to a finalist, best performer of a virtuoso piece; € 300,00 offered by SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL ITALIAN CLUB of GORIZIA to the youngest finalist for his/her talent. __________ € 400,00 offered by prof. Ucci and Federico MAGRIS in honour and memory of the violinist Umberto CORUBOLO, Ernesto LEONARDI and Savino LOVISUTTI to the best semifinalist voted by the public.
Novembre 24th, 2011