Bangkok Symphony Orchestra Foundation

under The Royal Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana

Violin Competition 2018

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Violin Competition 2018

  • Opportunity to perform with Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert Series on November 25, 2018 at Chulalongkorn University
  • 1st and only prize 20,000 Thai Baht
  • The competition is open to those 23 years of age and under (not turning 24 before November 18th, 2018), Thai citizens or residents of Thailand.

Application Submission Date

Saturday 20th October 2018

Application period and date:

  • Application deadline 20th October 2018 at 5 pm. No application will be accepted after this time and date
  • Applications will be submitted online. Applicants selected will be announced on October 29th, 2018. Upon selection, applicants will be notified to attend the first round of the competition on November 17th, 2018. Upon further selection on November 17th, 2018, finalists will be required to attend the final round on November 18th, 2018.
  • The competition will be held at the Music hall, Chulalongkorn University

Selection committee

To be announced

Competition Repertoire for Violin Competition 2018

October 20th, 2018 Video Upload
1. First movement (with cadenza) of one of the following concertos (with accompanist):
  • Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, 4 and 5
  • Haydn Violin Concerto No. 1 in C major
  • Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
  • Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
  • Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor
  • Wieniawski Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor

November 17th, 2018 First Round Selection : perform 2 pieces
1. First movement (with cadenza) of one of the concertos same selection as per video upload (with accompanist)
2. Virtuoso piece or movement (s) (5-10 minutes) from:
  • Bach’s sonatas and partitas for solo violin
November 18th, 2018 Final Round Selection
All movements of the concerto same selection as per video upload

Competition entry fee: ฿500.-

Bank Details
Thanachart acc # 482-2-14203-2 - Acc name Bangkok Symphony Orchestra Foundation
ธนาคารธนชาติ : 482-2-14203-2 มูลนิธิ วงดุริยางค์ซิมโฟนีกรุงเทพฯ

Application form click here
Deadline of Submission: 20 October, 2018

  1. Record video - First movement (with cadenza) of one of the concerto which is on the list for the competition (with accompanist)
  2. Upload your video youtube,Filled out the online application from RBSO website (click here) by 20th October 2018 - please transfer the competition entry fee of 500.- and upload transaction (pay-in slip) to application form before 20th October 2018
  3. Candidates to participate in the first round will be announced and posted on October 29th, 2018 on www.bangkoksymphony.org.
  4. Upon application acceptance, candidates will be notified of the first round schedule which will take place on November 17th