Violin – All Rounds
A strictly enforced 40 to 50-minute-recital, consisting of the following works:
First stage (solo recital):
The program must include one or more compositions by (a) Russian composer(s). Works from Round I may not be repeated. A recital of a minimum of 50 but not to exceed 60 minutes in length and consisting of the following works:
- A sonata by one the following composers of the candidate's choice: W.A. Mozart (except for the youth sonatas), L. van Beethoven, F. Schubert, R. Schumann, J. Brahms, E. Grieg, C. Frank, C. Debussy, M. Ravel, R. Strauss, B. Bartók, S. Prokofiev, D. Shostakovich,
- One virtuoso work,,
- One or more compositions of the candidate's choice.
Second stage (performance with the chamber orchestra):
One of the following violin concertos by W. A. Mozart:
Two concertos for violin and orchestra:
- P. I. Tchaikovsky's Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major, Op. 35 (edited by the author),
- One concerto of the candidate's choice by the following composers: B. Bartók (Concerto No. 1 or No. 2), L. van Beethoven, A. Berg, J. Brahms, A. Dvořák, A. Glazunov, E. Lalo (Spanish Symphony), F. Mendelssohn, N. Paganini (Concerto No. 1 or No.2), S. Prokofiev (Concerto No. 1 or No.2), J. Sibelius, D. Shostakovich (Concerto No. 1 or No.2).