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Violin Competition 2019

Violin Competition 2019

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  • Opportunity to perform with Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert Series on July 31st, 2019 at Thailand Cultural centre, Small hall.
  • 1st and only prize 20,000 Thai Baht
  • The competition is open to those 23 years of age and under (not turning 24 before July 31st, 2019), Thai citizens or residents of Thailand.

Application Submission Date

Application period and date:

  • Application deadline 12th July 2019 at 5 pm. No application will be accepted after this time and date
  • Applications will be submitted online. Applicants selected will be announced on July 16th, 2019. Upon selection, applicants will be notified to attend the first round of the competition on July 20, 2019. Upon further selection on July 20th, 2019, finalists will be required to attend the final round on July 21st, 2019.
  • The competition will be held at the Bangkok Symphony Music School.

Selection committee

To be announced

Competition Repertoire for Violin Competition 2019

July 12th, 2019 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

July 20th, 2019 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

July 21st, 2019 Final Round Selection
All movements
of the concerto same selection as per video upload
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: 12 July, 2019

  1. Record video - First movement (with cadenza) of one of the concertos 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 12th July, 2019 - 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 July 16th, 2019 on www.bangkoksymphony.org.
  4. Upon application acceptance, candidates will be notified of the first round schedule which will take place on July 20th, 2019
  5. The contestants who have won award in the RBSO violin competition in previous years are not allowed to repeat the competition.