April 29, 2012 at 7:55 AMFirst round
A total of 88 candidates (45 women and 43 men), of 29 different nationalities, were admitted to the first round of this year's violin competition. As some candidates have withdrawn, there are 78 actual participants.
Overview of their nationalities
Order of appearance of the candidates for the first round:
Programme to be performed by the candidates:
The jury will choose from the following works proposed by the candidate :
- the Sonata in G minor, A minor or C major for solo violin by J.S. Bach,
- the first movement of the Concerto in D minor by R. Schumann,
- three Caprices by N. Paganini.
The names of the 24 semi-finalists are announced on Saturday 5 May at the end of the evening.
MORE INFORMATION via the Rules of the Competition
The Competition’s official pianists:
Daniel Blumenthal, Thomas Hoppe, Dana Protopopescu, Takashi Sato and Jonas Vitaud.
There will be Broadcasting & Streaming from this website, but only from the semifinals.
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