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x The 13th International Carl Flesch Violin Competition organized by the Municipality of Mosonmagyaróvár and the Ms. Fejes Music Foundation will take place between 3 and 10 June, 2018.
x Conditions of participation x The competition is open to all European violinists who were born on or after 1 January, 1988. Competitors can participate from all over the world if they can certify at least two years of musical studies in Europe.
x Application
The application form should be mailed by 18th February, 2018 (the latest) to the following address:
Flesch Hegedűverseny / Flesch Violin Competition
H-9201 Mosonmagyaróvár ∙ Pf. 10
The application material can be send by e-mail as well:
All of the following documents must be enclosed with the application form:
x a completely filled-in application form
x brief curriculum vitae
x certificate of musical qualification – copy of diploma
x two letters of recommendation, from a prominent personality in music life specifically written for participation in the 2018 Carl Flesch Violin Competition
x a digital copy of the applicant’s passport or ID
x two recent, high-quality photographs in a digital format that are suitable for publication and free of copyright (one close-up portrait and one promotional photo)
x the copy of the receipt about the transfer of the entry fee.
Where appropriate the entry fee can be paid upon arrival at the Secretariat of the Competition
x in case of competitors out of Europe, a certificate of their European studies.
x The entry fee of equivalent to EUR 150 is to be remitted to the
following bank account: HU14 5950 0179 5003 8952 00000000
x Announcement: Flesch Competition
x SWIFT: TAKBHUHB x Address of the bank: Rajkai Takarék
x H-9200 Mosonmagyaróvár, Kökény u. 9. (Please cover the costs of the transfer!)
x The application is valid only after the entry fee payed in and the letter of confirmation has been received. The entrance fee will not be refunded to contestants who withdraw from the competition. Candidates will be informed of the acceptance of their application by 1 April, 2018.


x The competition will take place in the Great Hall of the Károly Flesch Culture Center (9200 Mosonmagyaróvár, Erkel Ferenc u. 14.)
x Before each stage competitors have the opportunity of a short rehearsal at the venue of the competition.
x The competition is divided into three rounds: preliminary, semi-final, final. All rounds will be open to the public. The order of appearance will be decided by ballot at the opening of the competition. This order will be valid throughout the competition.
x The Organizing Committee has distinguished official piano accompanists available to the competitors free of charge. Competitors may bring their own accompanists at their own expense if they wish so.
x After the distribution of the prizes, the prizewinners will perform at a Gala Concert. No payment will be given for this or any of the contestants‘ performances, radio and TV recordings during the competition, and any further use of these recordings.


x Members of the international jury
Eszter Perényi – President, Hungary
Márta Ábrahám – Hungary
Jurgis Dvarionas – Lithuania
Frantisek Novotny – Czech Republic
Michael Vaiman – Germany/Russia
x The jury of the 13th Carl Flesch International Violin Competition
The jury will evaluate the performances with points ranging from 1 to 25. The competitors selected for the next round will be listed in alphabetical order. Usually the jury will select 12 contestants for the semi-final and 6 contestants for the final round. The jury reserves the right to decide whether or not to award the prizes, or to change the contents of any of the prizes. The jury‘s decisions are final and are not open to any appeal or discussion.
x Prizes of the 13th Carl Flesch International Violin Competition

First PrizeIIII5000 €
Second Prize I3000 €
Third PrizeIII1500 €
Beyond these – special prizes will be offered to the winners as well.


x Preliminary
One work by J. S. Bach from the following group chosen by the competitor:
x Partita in E major BWV 1006
x Partita in B minor BWV 1002
x Partita in D minor BWV 1004 – Chaconne
x Sonata in G minor BWV 1001 –  Adagio and Fugue
x Sonata in A minor BWV 1003 – Grave and Fugue
x Sonata in C major BWV 1005 – Adagio and Fugue
N. Paganini: Caprice (chosen by the competitor)
One movement from the following Hungarian piece chosen by the competitor:
x Csemiczky Miklós: Solo Sonata for Violin No. 2
Editor of the contemporary Hungarian pieces: Akkord Music Publishers / A-1171 ∙

x Semi-final
The 1st and 2nd movements from the following violin concertos, chosen by the competitor:
x Mozart: Violin Concerto in G major K. 216.
x Mozart: Violin Concerto in D major K. 218. (Cad. Joachim)
x Mozart: Violin Concerto in A major K. 219. (Cad. Joachim)

One virtuoso work chosen by the competitor

x Final
Competitors should choose one concerto from the following group, with orchestra:
x Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major op.61
x Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major op.77
x Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor op.64
x Csajkovszkij:  Violin Concerto in D major op.35
x Glazunov:  Violin Concerto in A minor op. 82
x Sibelius: Violin Concerto op.47

All pieces need to be played by heart.


x Accommodation
x You can find accommodation on the following web-site:

Those selected to play in the final will be the guests of the organizers till the end of the competition.
Daily limit HUF 20000
x Secretariat of the competition
x All communications should be addressed to
Mária Liszkay, Manager / Secretary of the Competition,

Download the Supplementary Regulations