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Young Artist Competition

2022  APRIL  22-24

Something for everyone

The Young Artist Competition is divided into three age categories:  Category A (18-30 years), Category B (12-17 years) and Category C (6-11 year).

 

 

Category a
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18-30 years old

Born in the years 1991-2003.

All entrants must be 30 years or younger by the last day of the festival.

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Prizes

A total of 3000€, 1500€, and 1000€ in cash prizes and awards will be awarded to the winners.

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WIN!

The first-prize winner will be featured in a performance the year following the festival.
Repertoire
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Preliminary Round Video

Nicolas Chèdeville (Attributed to Vivaldi), “Il PASTOR FIDO” Sonata Nr.6

Choose one of the following:

Niccolò Paganini: 24 Capricci
Ernesto Köhler: Op.75, Etude Nr. 30

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Semifinal Round Video

Choose one of the following:

Henri Büsser: Prélude et Scherzo op.35
Philippe Gaubert: Nocturne et Allegro scherzando

Choose of the following:

Ian Clarke: Zoom Tube
Kalevi Aho: Solo III, Presto
Panayiotis Kokoras: Cycling
Toru Takemitsu: Itinérant

To be included in a 15-minute program of candidate’s choice.

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Final Round Live

The Final Round will take place live in Tampere on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Violin Concerto in A Major KV 219, 1st Mvt, to be included in a 20-25-minute program of candidate’s choice.

Jury

Sebastian Jacot

Gewandhaus Orchestra (CHE)

Head of the Jury

Silvia Careddu

Orchestre National de France (ITA)

Kerttu Aalto-Setälä

International Soloist (FIN)

Alexis Roman

Finnish National Opera & Ballet Orchestra (FRA)

Day(s)

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until preliminary deadline

Category b
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12-17 years old

Born in the years 2004-2009.

All entrants must be 17 years or younger by the last day of the festival.

 

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Prizes

A total of 1000€, 700€, and 500€ in cash prizes and awards will be awarded to the winners.

Repertoire
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Preliminary Round Video

Georg Philipp Telemann: Fantasie in E minor

Charles-Marie Widor: Suite, 3rd Mvt

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Final Round Video

Aaron Copland’s Duo for flute and piano, 1st Mvt, to be included in a 15-minute program of candidate’s choice.

Jury

Lisa Nelsen

British Flute Society (GBR)

Head of the Jury

Rute Fernandes

Opera & Philharmonia Zurich (PRT)

Sami Junnonen

International Soloist (FIN)

Gabe Fridkis

Fort Worth Symphony (USA)

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until preliminary deadline

Category C
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6-11 years old

Born in the years 2010-2015.

All entrants must be 11 years or younger by the last day of the festival.

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Prizes

A total of 350€, 150€, and 100€ in cash prizes and awards will be awarded to the winners.
Repertoire
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Preliminary Round Video

Maria Theresia von Paradis: Siciliano, G Major

One etude for flute solo of participant’s choice

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Final Round Video

Moritz Moszkowski’s Spanish Dance Op. 12 No. 2, to be included in a 10-minute program of candidate’s choice.

Jury

Rea Metsähonkala

Chairwoman Finnish Flute Society (FIN)

Head of the Jury

Maria Gabriela Rodriguez

Director Concurso Técnico de Flauta (VEN)

Irina Stachitskaya

International Soloist (RUS)

Mimi Stillman

International Soloist (USA)

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until preliminary deadline

RULES

And regulations

Preliminary round videos are due on Friday, December 31, 2021 for Category A and Monday, January 31, 2022 for Category B and C. Videos must be recorded in one single take and in the best quality possible. Editing is not allowed. Videos are to be uploaded on YouTube and shared as a link when filling out the Registration Form. A short biography, photograph and a non-refundable competition fee is to be included.

Finalists accepted will be notified no later than two weeks after the deadline. Final videos are due on Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Final videos should display the performer’s artistic maturity, technical and tonal qualities. The program should include the required final round work and reflect a wide variety of styles and/or periods. This may include single movements of works, sonatas, concerti, and unaccompanied pieces. It is not necessary to perform all movements of a single work but any individual movement of a work must be performed in its entirety.

Previous first-prize winners of this competition are ineligible to compete.

For further information, contact:

Competitions Coordinator – Outi van Treeck

competitions@tampereflutefest.com