Cello 2021

Sat. 23 Oct. 2021

16:00 / 19:00, Conservatoire

Programme

CELLO COMPETITION 2021: SEMI-FINAL ROUND (SESSIONS 1 & 2) 
Saturday 23 Oct. | 4 PM / 7 PM, Salle Franz Liszt, Conservatoire de Genève

(2 candidates per session, max. duration 60 minutes)    

PROGRAMME 

  • One baroque sonata from the Appendix I
  • One contemporary work from the Appendix II
  • Rest of the programme at free choice.

Works already performed in the Online Recital may not be repeated. Determining factors include originality, choice of repertoire and variety.


APPENDIX I

List of baroque sonatas at free choice for Semi-Final Round

  • J.S. Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba in G Maj BWV 1027 (with harpsichord)                 
  • J.S. Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba in D Maj BWV 1028 (with harpsichord)                 
  • J.S. Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba in G min BWV 1029 (with harpsichord)                
  • L. Boccherini: Cello sonata in C min G. 2 (with pianoforte)                   
  • L. Boccherini: Cello sonata in A Maj G. 4 (with pianoforte)
  • L. Boccherini: Cello sonata in G Maj G. 5 (with pianoforte)
  • L. Boccherini: Cello sonata in C Maj G. 6 (with pianoforte)
  • L. Boccherini: Cello sonata in A Maj G. 13 (with pianoforte)
  • L. Boccherini: Cello sonata in C Maj G. 17 (with pianoforte)

Pitch will be A=440 and the tuning system will be equal-temperament. For the Boccherini sonatas, please use the Ricordi (rev. Pater Noster) edition.

APPENDIX II
 
List of contemporary works at free choice for Semi-Final Round

  • Jonathan Harvey: ricercare una melodia, (avec électronique), Violoncello and electronics (1984)
  • Kaija Saariaho, Petals, Violoncello and electronics (1988)
  • Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Sonata for violoncello solo (1960)
  • Krzysztof Penderecki: Capriccio per Siegfried Palm (1968)
  • Isang Yun: glissées (1970)
  • Helmut Lachenmann: pression (1969)
  • Michaël Jarrell:  ....some leaves....  (1999)                                             
  • Iannis Xenakis: Kottos (1977)
  • Tristan Murail: attracteurs étranges (1992)
  • Pascal Dusapin:  incisa (1982) 
  • Heinz Holliger: Trema (1981-83)
  • Elliott Carter: Figment (1994)
  • Isabel Mundry: Cellosolo (1997)
  • Youghi Pagh-Pahn: AA-GA I (1984)