Participation requirements

These ensembles are accepted:

  • From trios to sextets, instrumentalists only (no singers)
  • No age restrictions
  • Changing formations in the forces of the ensemble are allowed (however, at least two pieces have to be presented by the main formation). Ensembles which have been founded only for this competition are also welcome to apply
  • Participants may change instruments (one participant may play two or more instruments within one group).

We expect this repertoire:

  • Minimum of six movements from at least two different periods (4 to 5 minutes per movement) 
  • Duration of the entire repertoire list at least 30 minutes
  • Maximum of two movements by the same composer 
  • Arrangements of classical music are allowed 
  • No arrangements of light music
  • No folk music

You will be EVALUATED on:

  • Ability to play an instrument
  • Performance vitality
  • Intuitive expression
  • Ability to touch others
  • Communication skills within the ensemble,
    performance spirit
  • Musical transformation ability
  • Understanding of style