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THE 4TH WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG CONDUCTORS - BIAŁYSTOK- 22-27 OCTOBER 2006

 

REGULATION

GENERAL REMARKS

1. The 4th Witold Lutoslawski International Competition For Young Conductors is aimed at the introduction and the promotion of  young conductors entering on the musical scene across the collation of realizations of orchestral works and doing honour best with the prizes provided for hereby with the regulation.

2. The Competition will take place 22-27 October 2006.

I. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

1. The competition is open to conductors who on 22nd December, 2006, will be under the age of 35 years.

2. Applications for participation in the Competition should be sent till 30th May, 2006.

3. The candidate will be notified about being qualified  for the Competition by 15th July, 2006.

4. Candidates qualified for the Competition should report to the Competition Office on 22nd October, 2006, before 3.00 p.m. and show their identity cards or passports.

5. The number of candidates admitted to participate in the Competition will be limited to no more than 30 candidates.

6. The Competition Office shall bear the costs of  accommodation and full board for all the contestants for  the time of their participation in the Competition.

7. The participant, who due to important reasons retarded his own arrival, can be admitted to the interrogatory on the end of the first stage.

8. Additional information on the Competition the Competition Office gives under numbers (085) 732 17 86, (085) 732 73 43, tel/fax 741 67 09 and (085) 741 65 57or e-mail: filhbial@poczta.onet.pl

II. JURY

1. The candidates taking part in the Competition will be marked by the Jury consisted of Polish and foreign conductors.

2. Internal work regulations will be established during the first meeting of Jury members before starting the hearings.

3. The appraisal made by members of the Jury is confidential.

4. Verdicts issued on the basis of appraisal of Jury members are final.

III. COMPETITON PROCEDURE

1. The 4th Witold Lutoslawski International Competition For Young Conductors takes place in three stages.

2. Participants of the Competition shall conduct the Orchestra of Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic – The European Center of Culture in Bialystok, whereas they may use their own orchestra materials.

3. No more than 12 candidates will be admitted to the second stage.

4. No more than 6 candidates will be admitted to the third stage.

5. From the first stage of the Competition participants will perform in alphabetical order, starting from the letter drawn on the 22nd October, 2006, at. 3.00 p.m.

6. All hearings, as well as the prize-winners' concert can be filmed, recorded or transmitted by radio and television, recorded on discs or cassettes and broadcast by mass media with the Competition Management's consent – without payment to the participants.

7. The hearing of  all Competition stages is open to the public.

IV. THE REPERTOIRE

STAGE I (23rd – 24th OCTOBER 2006)

From the given repertoire the participant of the 1st stage shall choose three works from group A and three works from group B, whereupon he draws one work from each group.

No more than 30 minutes are provided for preparing the drawn work with the orchestra.

In cyclical works or those consisting of many parts – if the Jury abandons determining the specific part of the work – the participant of the Competition makes the choice at his own discretion.

GROUP A

W. A. Mozart – “Die Zauberflöte” Overture

L. van Beethoven – “Egmont” -  Overture op.84

F. Mendelssohn–Bartholdy - “A midsummer's night dream " Overture

St. Moniuszko – “Bajka” Overture (“Fairy Tale”)

G. Verdi - “La forza del destino” Overture

J. Strauss - Overture to the operetta “Die Fledermaus”

GROUP B

J. Haydn – Symphony No. 104 in D major

W. A. Mozart -  Symphony No. 35 in D major KV 385

L. van Beethoven – II Symphony in D major, op. 36

L. van Beethoven – III Symphony in E-flat major op. 55

F. Mendelssohn–Bartholdy – IV Symphony in A major op. 90

F. Schubert – VIII Symphony in B minor “Unfinished”

STAGE II (25TH OCTOBER 2006)

From the repertoire given below the participant shall choose three works from group C. All works from group D are obligatory. Then he draws one work from each group.

No more than 45 minutes are provided for preparing the drawn work with the orchestra.

In cyclical works or those consisting of many parts – if the Jury abandons determining the specific part of the work – the participant of the Competition makes the choice at his own discretion.

GROUP C

L. van Beethoven – V Symphony C minor, op. 67

R. Schumann – IV Symphony in D minor op.120

C. Franck - Symphony in D minor

A. Dvořàk – IX Symphony in E minor op. 95

P. Czajkowski – VI Symphony in B minor op. 74

J. Brahms – II Symphony in D major op. 73

GROUP D

L. van Beethoven – III Piano Concerto in C minor op.37

F. Chopin – Piano Concerto in E minor op. 11

STAGE III (26th  OCTOBER 2006)

From the repertoire given below the Jury will choose two works for preparation by the participants.  Information about chosen works shall be announced to the public after results of stage II.

No less than 1-hour rehearsal with the orchestra is provided for preparing the chosen works.

M. Karłowicz – “Lithuanian Rapsody” op. 11

R. Strauss – “Tod und Verklärung” op. 24

I. Strawiński – Ballet Suite „The Firebird“ (1919)

C. Debussy – “La Mer”

The Final Concert will take place on  27th October 2006.

V. PRIZES AND AWARDS

1. Three prizes and three awards shall be awarded for the Competition finalists:

             1st prize – Golden Violin Clef and 5.000 EURO gross

             2nd prize – Silver Violin Clef and 3.000 EURO gross

             3rd prize  - Bronze Violin Clef and 1.000 EURO gross

    awards - diplomas and presents.

2. The 1st Prize Winner will be entitled to participation in the 8th Grzegorz Fitelberg International Competition for Conductors in Katowice, 15 – 25.11.2007.

3. Basing on the final number of points, the Competition Jury may change the system of prizes and awards, providing that the overall sum of prizes and awards remains unchanged.

4. Regardless of statutory prizes, extra prizes might be donated by institutions or individuals.

5. The handing over of prizes and awards shall take place during a formal Prize - Winners' Concert Ceremony that will end the 4th Witold Lutoslawski International Competition For Young Conductors.

6. The programme of the Prize - Winners' Concert shall be established by the Competition Jury in agreement with the performers.

7. The Competition Prize – Winners will have the possibility of guest conducting symphonic concerts of leading Polish orchestras.

JURY

MIROSŁAW JACEK BŁASZCZYK

MAREK PIJAROWSKI

JERZY SALWAROWSKI

TADEUSZ WOJCIECHOWSKI

TADEUSZ STRUGAŁA

WOJCIECH RAJSKI

RYSZARD ZIMAK

JUOZAS DOMARKAS

WIKTOR BOBKOW

MICHAIŁ KAZINETS

SIARHIEJ BURKO

MARCIN NAŁĘCZ – NIESIOŁOWSKI – THE SECRETARY

THE REPERTOIRE COMISSION

MIROSŁAW JACEK BŁASZCZYK

MARCIN NAŁĘCZ - NIESIOŁOWSKI

THE VERIFYING COMMITTEE

MIROSŁAW JACEK BŁASZCZYK

MARCIN NAŁĘCZ - NIESIOŁOWSKI

 

PATRONAGE

MINISTRY OF CULTURE

THE PODLASKIE VOIVODESHIP MARSHAL’S OFFICE

BIAŁYSTOK MUNICIPALITY

MANAGEMENT

MARCIN NAŁĘCZ-NIESIOŁOWSKI

General Manager and Music Director of The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic

– The European Center of Culture in Bialystok

THE COMPETITION OFFICE

The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic – The European Center of Culture in Bialystok, Podleśna 2

tel.(0 85) 732 17 86, tel/fax (085) 741 67 09,

 (85) 732 23 31, 732 73 43,

e-mail: filhbial@poczta.onet.pl

www.opera.filharmonia.bialystok.pl

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