The Third Boris Tevlin International Competition of Choral Conductors
Annex of the Year 2022 to Regulations on Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory’s International Boris Tevlin Competition of Choral Conductors
A.1. General Provisions
A.1.1. The full official name of the competition is Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory’s Third Boris Tevlin International Competition of Choral Conductors (hereinafter to be referred to as “the 3rd Tevlin Competition”).
A.1.3. The dates of holding the 3rd Tevlin Competition are from 26 September until 1 October 2022.
A.1.4. The program of the 3rd Tevlin Competition is as follows:
• Conducting one of the following pieces upon the competitor’s choice, by heart:
- (1) Sergei Rachmaninoff. ‘Blagosloven yesi, Gospodi’ (‘Blessed art Thou, Lord’), from The Vespers, op. 37 no. 9
- (2) Sergei Taneyev. ‘Na korable’ (‘On the Boat’), from Twelve Choruses on the verses by Yakov Polonsky, op. 12 no. 5
- (3) Yuri Falik. ‘Molitva o Rossii’ (‘Prayer for Russia’) on the text by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- (4) Rodion Shchedrin. From Russian Liturgy after Nikolai Leskov’s novel ‘Zapechátlenny angel’ (‘The Sealed Angel’): No. 8. Lento assai; No. 9. Sostenuto (both movements to be performed as one piece)
- (5) Samuel Barber. Agnus Dei
- (6) Krzysztof Penderecki. Cherubic Song
- (7) Arnold Schönberg. ‘Friede auf Erden’, op. 13
- (8) Józef Świder. Pater noster
• Playing the choral score on the piano by heart upon results of the second drawing of lots (see clause 4.4.2):
- (9) Rodion Shchedrin. From Triptych on the verses by Velimir Khlebnikov: Nos. 1 & 2 (both movements to be performed as one piece) — Download *.pdf
- (10) Alfred Schnittke. ‘Zima’ (‘Winter’) on the verses by Alexander Prokof'yev — Download *.pdf
• Conducting a fragment of a large vocal-instrumental piece upon the competitor’s choice, by heart:
- (1) J. S. Bach. From the Mass in B minor: No. 19. Confiteor
- (2) Francis Poulenc. From the Sécheresses cantata: No. 1. Les sauterelles
- (3) Gioacchino Rossini. From Petite messe solennelle: No. 7. Cum Sancto Spiritu
- (4) Andrew Lloyd Webber. From Requiem: No. 2. Dies irae; No. 3. Rex tremendae (both movements to be performed as one piece)
- (5) Leonard Bernstein. From ‘The Chichester Psalms’: 1st movement
- (6) Igor Stravinsky. From ‘Les noces’: ‘U zhenikha’ (‘Chez le Marié’), 2me tableau
• Public rehearsal with the Moscow Conservatory Chamber Chorus upon results of the third drawing of lots (see clause 4.4.3):
- (1) Sergei Rachmaninoff. Vocalise. Transcription by Yuri Vasil'yev — Download *.pdf
- (2) Alexander Scriabin. ‘Slava iskusstvu!’ (‘Glory to the Art!’): fragment from the 6th movement of the First Symphony (from Number 8 until the end) — Download *.pdf
- (3) Igor Stravinsky. Three Choruses on Old Slavonic Texts (the cycle to be performed as one piece) — Download *.pdf
- (4) Alfred Schnittke. From Three Sacred Choruses: ‘Otche nash’ (‘Our Father’) — Download *.pdf
- (5) Rodion Shchedrin. From the cycle ‘Russian Folk Proverbs’: ‘Bez uma cheloveku suma’ (‘No mind is a man’s grief’) — Download *.pdf
- (6) Vladislav Agafonnikov. Vocalise in Memory of the Brother — Download *.pdf
- (7) Yefrem Podgayts. ‘Utesh'sya, dusha moya’ (‘Calm down, my soul’) on the Ukrainian verses by Grigory Fal'kovich, Russian text by Dolya Podgayts — Download *.pdf
- (8) Alexander Chaykovsky. ‘Ne mogu napit'sya’ (‘I can’t get drunk’) on the verses by Alexander Volodin — Download *.pdf
- (9) Sergei Yekimov. ‘Spasibo za to, chto ty yest'…’ (‘Thank you, as you exist…’) from ‘Dementyev-triptych’ on the verses by Andrei Dementyev — Download *.pdf
- (10) Tatiana Shatkovskaya. ‘Bogoroditse Devo, raduysya’ (‘Virgin Mary, Rejoice’) — Download *.pdf
- (11) Arvo Pärt. ‘Morning Star’ — Download *.pdf
- (12) Randall Thompson. Alleluia — Download *.pdf
A.2. Prizes of the 3rd Tevlin Competition
The Organizing Committee has announced:
A.2.1. five monetary prizes for the laureates and diploma winners:
- A.2.1.1. First Prize: 100,000 (one hundred thousand) rubles;
- A.2.1.2. Second Prize: 75,000 (seventy-five thousand) rubles;
- A.2.1.3. Third Prize: 50,000 (fifty thousand) rubles;
- A.2.1.4. Special Prize for the Best Performance of Russian Music: 30,000 (thirty thousand) rubles;
- A.2.1.5. Special Prize for the Best Performance of Contemporary Music: 30,000 (thirty thousand) rubles;
A.2.2. two monetary prizes for the best accompanists amounted 17,000 (seventeen thousand) rubles each.
A.3. The Jury of the 3rd Tevlin Competition
The list of Jury members will be announced later: please watch the Conservatory website.
A.4. The Procedure of Holding the 3rd Tevlin Competition
A.4.4.2. The date, time and venue of the Initial Meeting will be announced later: please watch the Conservatory website.
A.4.4.3. The date, time and venue of the meeting of the participants of Round Two will be announced later: please watch the Conservatory website.
A.4.11. The date, time and venue of the final concert will be announced later: please watch the Conservatory website.
A.5. Submission of the Application and the Documents
A.5.1. In order to participate in the 3rd Tevlin Competition, every applicant must:
- A.5.1.1. fill out an online application;
- A.5.1.2. fill out, sign, scan and forward his/her consent for the processing of his/her personal data to the Organizing Committee’s official e-mail address: Download Word
See the list of other documents in the text of the Regulations below.
A.5.4.1. The deadline for submitting the online application and the documents in order to participate in the 3rd Tevlin Competition is 1 July 2022.
A.6. Financial Terms
A.6.2. The amount of the registration fee for participation in the 3rd Tevlin Competition in each currency will be announced later: please watch the Conservatory website.