UPDATED EOIVC 2023 Repertoire

All individuals who wish to be considered for entry into the EOIVC 2023 must be 16 years of age at the time of their submission to the competition, and may not be more than 32 years of age by the conclusion of the competition, on January 29, 2023. The repertoire for the entire competition is below and should be read very carefully.

 

Specifically for the preliminary round, which will open May 3, 2022 and close September 29, 2022, applicants are required to submit a YouTube/Video link that meets the following requirements: Each excerpt must be recorded in a single, continuous take with no titles, fadeouts or video transitions. Movements may be recorded separately however they must be edited together into a single video. Applicants may only submit one video and must be clearly visible and unobstructed. Video recording must be made within no more than 12 months of submission. Video captured via video camera, cell phone or webcam is acceptable.

Submissions that do not include the complete repertoire requirements will not be considered.  Any questions should be emailed to jarbetter@elmaroliveiraivc.org

I. Preliminaries (submitted via one YouTube/video link):  All participants are required to play A, B, C, D, and E from memory.

 

A –  J. S. Bach: Unaccompanied Sonatas and Partitas, BWV 1001–1006 — Two contrasting movements OR the Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor. First repeats should always be taken. 

 

B –  N. Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op.1 — One of the following Caprices: 1, 4, 12, 17.  Please note:  ONLY Caprice No. 17 requires that repeats be taken. 

 

C –  N. Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op.1 — One of the Caprices that was not performed in ‘B’ under this round. Please note:  ONLY Caprice Nos. 5, 13-15, 17-20, 22-24 require that repeats to be taken.

 

D –  The first movement only of one of the following Concerti with Cadenza and piano:

 

1. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 in B flat major, K. 207

2. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216

3. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219

4. J. Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1 in C major

 

E – One virtuoso piece of your choice with pianoAll repeats should be taken. 

**PLEASE NOTE: The original repertoire list as of May 3, 2021 has been updated to reflect that F is no longer required and has been omitted from this listing as of August 23, 2021**

 

II. Quarter-finals: The 20 quarter-finalists will be required to perform selections from A, B and C. All selections must be performed by memory unless otherwise specified. An EOIVC pianist will be provided; quarter-finalist may bring their own at their own expense.  

 

A – J. S. Bach: Unaccompanied Sonatas and Partitas, BWV 1001–1006 — Two contrasting movements OR the Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor. First repeats should be taken. 

B –  One of the following solo violin pieces. All pieces must be played in its entirety unless otherwise specified. Music may be used. All repeats should be taken.

 

1. Thomas McKinley: Dialogues (EOIVC 2017 Commission)

2. Christopher Theofanidis : Discipline and Transcendence (EOIVC 2020 Commission)

3. Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 2 for Solo Violin

4. Gabriela Lena Frank: Khazn’s Recitative: Elu D’vorim

5. Gabriela Lena Frank: Suite Mestiza (**ONE of the Following Movements: 1, 2, 7**)

 

C – The first movement only of one of the following Concerti with Cadenza and piano:

 

1. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 in B flat major, K. 207

2. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216

3. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219

4. J. Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1 in C major

 

III. Semi-finals: The 8 semi-finalists will be required to perform selections from A and B. All selections must be performed by memory unless otherwise specified. All repeats should be taken for all works. 

 

A – One of the following Sonatas in its entirety with piano. Music may be used:

 

1. R. Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105

2. F. Schubert: Sonatina for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op.137, No.2, D. 385

3. F. Schubert: Duo in A major, Op. 162

4. J. Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108

5. L. van Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 7, Op. 30, No. 2

6. W.A. Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in B-flat major, K. 454

 

B – E. Ysaÿe: Unaccompanied Sonatas for Violin Op. 27 —  One of the following Sonatas in its entirety: 1, 2, 4, 5.

 

IV. Finals: Each of the four Laureates will perform one of the following works of their choice from memory in its entirety with the Lynn Philharmonia.

 

1. B. Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2, BB. 117

2. J. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

3. S. Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63  

4. H. Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No.5 in A minor, Op. 37

5. D. Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99

6. J. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47

7. P. I. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35