Application proces for the Malko Competition 2015 runs from 1 September 2013, to 15 August, 2014 MALKO COMPETITION 2015

NB! Application proces for the Malko Competition 2015 runs from 1 September 2013, to 15 August, 2014

MALKO COMPETITION 2015

25 April 2015
Registration for all contestants during the day. Mo. Lorin Maazel will inform the contestants what the jury will expect and look for in the first round.

25 April 2015, 3pm 
Concert with Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Mo. Lorin Maazel. Soloist Eric Silberger. 
Program:
Ravel: La Valse
Glazunov: Violin Concerto
Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 3

26 April 2015
The jury interviews the contestants – 10 minutes for each contestant. The orchestra has the day off.

27 April 2015 10:00am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4pm
First Round – First half, 12 contestants. 
Repertoire:
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6
Wagner: Prelude from Tristan and Isolde
Mimi’s aria from La Boheme, 1 Act “Mi chiamano Mimi”

Mo. Lorin Maazel will select specific sections from the various pieces so that there will be no more than 13 minutes of music in total. The contestant will have 7 minutes to rehearse, followed by a run through. All contestants will conduct the same repertoire (13 minutes) in the first round. The repertoire will have been rehearsed the previous week by Mo. Lorin Maazel.

28 April 2015 10am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4pm 
First Round – Second half, 12 contestants.
Repertoire: 
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6
Wagner: Prelude from Tristan and Isolde
Mimi’s first act aria from La Boheme, “Mi chiamano Mimi”

Mo. Lorin Maazel will select specific sections from the various pieces so that there will be no more than 13 minutes of music in total. The contestant will have 7 minutes to rehearse, followed by a run through. All contestants will conduct the same repertoire (13 minutes) in the first round. The repertoire will have been rehearsed the previous week by Mo. Lorin Maazel.

28 April 2015 4pm – 6pm
Jury deliberations. After the deliberations, it will be announced who will go forward to the next round. The chosen candidates will be told by Mo. Lorin Maazel what the Jury will expect and look for in the 2nd round.

29 April 2015 10am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4pm
Second Round, 12 contestants. 
Repertoire:
Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin
Prokofiev: Fifth Symphony
Beethoven: Symphony no 3, Eroica

Mo. Lorin Maazel will select specific sections from the various pieces so that there will be no more than 13 minutes of music in total. The contestant will have 7 minutes to rehearse, followed by a run through. All contestants will conduct the same repertoire (13 minutes) in the second round. The repertoire will have been rehearsed the previous week by Mo. Lorin Maazel.

29 April 2015 4pm – 6pm
Jury deliberations. After the deliberations it will be announced who will advance to the next round. The chosen candidates will be told by Mo Lorin Maazel what the Jury will expect from them in the 3rd round where Maazel’s own new composition will be one of the conducting challenges. The candidates will have the opportunity to ask him about his work.

30 April 2015 8am – 9:30 
Each candidate has 15 minutes rehearsal with soloist Lise de la Salle before the competition’s third round.

30 April 10am – 12:30pm 
Third Round – First half, 6 contestants. 
Repertoire: Rachmaninov: Piano concerto no 3 first movement.

Lise de la Salle will play the piano part. Each contestant will have 20 minutes in total to rehearse and play through. In the morning each contestant will have 15 minutes with the soloist alone.

30 April 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Third Round – Second half, 6 contestants. 
Repertoire: Mo Lorin Maazel: New piece for around 45 players. Duration 8-10 minutes.

Each contestant will have 20 minutes in total to rehearse and play through the new piece. The music will have been well rehearsed the previous week by Mo Lorin Maazel.

30 April 2015 4pm – 6pm
Jury deliberations. After the deliberations it will be announced who will advance to the finale. The chosen candidates will be told by Mo Lorin Maazel what the Jury will expect from them in the final.

1 MAY 2015 – FINALE

10am – 2:00pm
Final round rehearsal without the jury. 3 contestants and Rafael Payare.

10am – 10:50 am, first finalist
Repertoire: Brahms: Symphony no 1, first movement and Dance of the Cockerels from the opera “Maskerade” by Carl Nielsen

11:10am – 12 noon, second finalist
Brahms: Symphony no 2, first movement and Dance of the Cockerels from the opera “Maskerade” by Carl Nielsen

12:20pm – 1:10pm, third finalist
Brahms: Symphony no 4, first movement and Dance of the Cockerels from the opera “Maskerade” by Carl Nielsen

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Rafael Payare rehearses the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.

6:30pm – 8:00pm
Final round concert with audience. 3 contestants.

Repertoire:
Brahms: Symphony no 1, first movement and Dance of the Cockerels from the opera “Maskerade” by Carl Nielsen
Brahms: Symphony no 2, first movement and Dance of the Cockerels from the opera “Maskerade” by Carl Nielsen
Brahms: Symphony no 4, first movement and Dance of the Cockerels from the opera “Maskerade” by Carl Nielsen

8:00pm – 9:30pm
Jury deliberations

9:30pm – 10:00pm
Award Ceremony

Rafael Payare will conduct the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms to open the Award Ceremony.

Reception

After the finale of the Malko Competition on Friday May 1 2015 a large reception will be held at DR Byen.

The reception is for all contestants, the members of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, relevant staff members from the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), the management of DR, Nordic Artists Management, Nordea-fonden, the committee of honour and other VIP’s with guests.


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