Cello Competition

Awards for the Cello competition – dedicated to Luigi Boccherini 

  • 1st prize: Cello bow by Jean-Luc Tauziede
  • 2nd prize: Cello bow offered by the Fondazione Lucchi
  • 3rd prize: € 1.000

The participant is required to play a selection of pieces choosing from the ones listed below (the total duration of the performance must not exceed 20 minutes):

 

a) A. Piatti: 1 capriccio from op. 25

b) J.S. Bach: Suite n°3 BWV 1009 Prelude

or

Suite n°4 BWV 1010 Prelude

or

Suite n°5 BWV 1011 Prelude

c) one of the following pieces:

L. Boccherini – F. Grützmacher: Rondo (https://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ImagefromIndex/108523)

or

G. Cassado: from the Suite for solo cello (1926) Preludio and Sardana or Intermezzo e Danza finale

or

Z. Kodály: first movement of the Sonata op.8 for solo cello

or

G. Ligeti: Sonata for Solo Cello

or

A. Pärt: Fratres

or

O. Respighi: Adagio con variazioni

or

P. Tchaikovsky: Pezzo Capriccioso op. 62