Cello 2020

15 June 2020

Application deadline

Programme

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS!

In response to the current international crisis, the Geneva Competition has decided to take the following measures:

  • Application deadline is extended to 15 June 2020 (initially 30 April)
  • Solo programme only is required for application video (third piece at free choice with piano accompaniment no longer required)
  • Registration fee of CHF 250.- is reduced to CHF 100.-

The 75th Geneva International Music Competition will be presenting Cello and will be held from 23 October - 5 November 2020. It is open to all cellists born after 5 November 1990. Application deadline: 15 June 2020.

> Regulation & complete competition programme


PRELIMINARY ROUND – VIDEO RECORDING

J. S. Bach : Prelude, Sarabande, Galanteries (Minuets I et II or Bourrées I et II) from one of the following Suites for violoncello solo     :

  • Suite N° 2 in D min. BWV 1008
  • Suite N° 3 in C Maj. BWV 1009
  • Suite N° 4 in E flat Maj. BWV 1010

A. Piatti or N. Paganini - Caprice at choice from :  

  • Piatti : Caprices Op. 25, N° 3, 6, 7 12
  • Paganini : Caprices Op. 1 N° 5, 9, 13, 24

The works chosen fror the preselection round may be performed again during the competition.