Flute Jury 2023
Henrik Wiese was born in Vienna in 1971. He received his musical education from Ingrid Koch-Dörnbrak and Paul Meisen. In addition he took his degree in Indo-European and general linguistics as well as in musicology at the Ludwig Maximilians university in Munich. Henrik Wiese won prizes in several competitions, such as in the German National Music Competition (1995), and in the international competitions of the city of Kobe/Japan (1997), Markneukirchen/Germany (1998), Odense/Denmark (1998), and Munich/Germany (2000).
From 1995 to 2006 he was principal flautist at Bavarian State Opera in Munich (chief conductor Zubin Mehta). Since 2006 Henrik Wiese is principal flautist at Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (chief conductor Mariss Jansons).
Henrik Wiese is a synesthete, e. g. he hears colours. The rare gift of nature is an important source of musical inspiration to him. He played flute concertos not only with the Bavarian State Opera Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, but also with the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Florence, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Hanover, Polish Chamber Philharmony, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra and many others. His widespread musical activity is particularly established by chamber music recordings.
Henrik Wiese is a passionate teacher. After having taught at music universities of Hamburg, Leipzig, Salzburg, and Bremen he is teaching at Nürnberg Music University since 2020.
He has edited many edition for G. Henle Editions, Breitkopf & Härtel or Universal Edition. His collections of audition excerpts, The Flute Audition and The Piccolo & Alto Flute Audition, were awarded. Henrik Wiese was jury member in international competitions of the city of Kobe, Düsseldorf and Munich.
FLUTE 2023 | FINAL ROUND WITH ORCHESTRA
Saturday 4 November, Victoria Hall, Geneva
The finalists will perform the following works:
- W. A. Mozart: Andante in C Major, K. 315
- One concerto from the following list:
- M. A. Dalbavie: Flute concerto
- J. Ibert: Flute concerto
- C. Nielsen: Flute concerto
With the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
The Final Round is followed by the prize-giving ceremony
FLUTE JURY MEMBERS
Silvia Careddu, Chair
77th CONCOURS DE GENÈVE
FLUTE 2023 - SEMI-FINAL ROUND IN 3 PARTS
maximum 8 candidates
I. Recital (50-60 min): 45% of the evaluation
Free programme. The repertoire of the Solo Recital is at the free choice of the candidate. It must be constructed as a concert and explained by a programme note. The repertoire can include solo pieces and pieces with piano.
NB: The Recital should not exceed 60 minutes including the entrances/exits of the stage and the possible pauses.
II. Semi-Final: Chamber Music (approx. 45 min): 35% of the evaluation
- One baroque sonata with harpsichord from the following list:
- J. S. Bach: Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034 (14’)
- J. S. Bach: Sonata in E Major, BWV 1035 (12’)
- C. P. E. Bach: Sonata in E Major, H 506, Wq 84 (14’)
- C. P. E. Bach: Sonata in D Major, H 505, Wq 83 (13’)
- W. F. Bach: Sonata in E minor, FK 32 (11’)
- M. Blavet: « La Vibray » Sonata n°2 in D minor, Op.2 (11’)
- M. Blavet: « La Lumagne » Sonata n°4 in G Major, Op.2 (12’)
- J. M. Leclair: Sonata n°2 in E minor, Op.9 (15’)
- J. M. Leclair: Sonata n°7 in G Major, Op.9 (11’)
- G. B. Platti: Sonata n°6 in G Major, Op.3 (11’)
- A. Jolivet: Chant de Linos for flute, string trio and harp (11’)
- K. Juillerat: Work commissioned by the Competition for flute, clarinet and piano (15-20’)
III. Semi-Final: Personal Artistic Project: 20% of the evaluation
Presentation and defense of a personal artistic project
77th CONCOURS DE GENÈVE
FLUTE 2023 - ONLINE RECITAL (45 min)
maximum 40 candidates
- F. Martin : Ballade for flute and piano (7’)
- One sonata for flute and piano from the following list:
- J.F. Barnett: Grand Sonata in G minor, Op.41 (19’)
- M. Bonis: Sonata (15’)
- P. Boulez: Sonatine (12’)
- M. Olbersleben: Fantaisie Sonata op.17 (21’)
- S. Prokofiev: Sonata (25’)
- C. Reinecke: Sonata Undine (25’)
- E. Schulhoff: Sonata (13’)
- C.M. Widor: Suite Op. 39 (19’)
- One contemporary work for flute solo from the following list:
- B. Furrer: Melodia (2020) (6’)
- M. Jarrell: Le point est la source de tout (2020)
- L. Lim: Bioluminescence (2019) (7’)
- P. Manoury: Saubresauts (2020) (7’)
- M. Pintscher: Beyond (2013) (12’)
- J. Widmann: Petite Suite (2016) (6’)
- Rest of the programme at free choice
NB: The recital should not exceed 45 minutes including entrances/exits to the stage and eventual pauses.
Semi-Final Round in 3 parts: maximum 8 candidates
Deadline for submitting videos: 10 July 2023