The Thirteenth International Competition for Performers on Wind & Percussion Instruments

27 October 2022 - 01 November 2022 |

Annex of the Year 2022 to the Regulations on Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory’s International Competition for Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments

A.1. General Provisions

A.1.1. The full official name of the competition is The Thirteenth Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory’s International Competition for Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments (hereinafter to be referred to as “the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition”).

A.1.3. The dates of holding the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition are from 27 October to 1 November 2022 inclusive.

A.1.4. The 13th Wind/Percussion Competition will be held for the following two nominations:

  • (1) Clarinet;
  • (2) Trumpet.

A.1.5. The Program of the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition is as follows:

A.1.5.1. The Nomination Clarinet

All the pieces must be performed by heart at Rounds One and Three.
It is permitted that the pieces at Round Two be performed from music.

Round One — two pieces:

  • (1) Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848). Etude No. 1 in C major for solo clarinet (without repeats)
  • (2) Konstantin Mostras (1886–1965). Etude on Rimsky-Korsakov’s Theme for violin and piano. Version for clarinet and piano

Round Two — three pieces:

  • (1) The piece for solo clarinet winning at the Composers’ Competition as part of the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition:
    Valentin Bezdetko. “Phenomenon” (download PDF)
  • (2) One of the following pieces, optionally:
    • (a) Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937). Introduction and Rondo for clarinet and piano, op. 72
    • (b) Ernest Chausson (1855–1899). Andante and Allegro for clarinet and piano
    • (c) Carl Reinecke (1824–1910). Introduction and Allegro appassionato for clarinet and piano, op. 256
    • (d) Norbert Burgmüller (1810–1836). Concert Duo in E-flat major for clarinet and piano, op. 15
    • (e) Jeanine Rueff (1922–1999). Concertino for clarinet and piano, op. 15
    • (f) Eugène Bozza (1905–1991). Bucolique pour clarinette et piano
  • (3) Carl Nielsen (1865–1931). Concerto for clarinet and orchestra (prior to Number 11)

Round Three — two pieces:

  • (1) One of the following pieces, optionally:
  • (2) One of the following pieces, optionally:
    • (a) Alexandre Chabod (b. 1976). Fantasia on Themes from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker for clarinet and piano (2013). Arrangement for clarinet and chamber orchestra by Kuzma Bodrov (Klavierauszug, download PDF) (Clarinet Part, download PDF)
    • (b) Gioacchino Rossini (1792–1868). Introduction, Theme and Variations in B-flat major for clarinet and orchestra

A.1.5.2. The Nomination Trumpet

All the pieces must be performed by heart at Rounds One and Three.
It is permitted that the pieces at Round Two be performed from music.

Round One — two pieces:
(1) Joseph Haydn (1732–1809). Concerto in E-flat major for trumpet and orchestra, Hob. VIIe:1: 1st movement with Cadenza. Arrangement for trumpet and piano. The performer may choose both the type of the instrument and the version of the cadenza.
(2) Vladimir Peskin (1906–1988). Concert Allegro for trumpet and piano

Round Two — three pieces:

  • (1) The piece for solo trumpet winning at the Composers’ Competition as part of the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition:
    Taras Buyevsky. “Greeting A New Day” (download PDF)
  • (2) Florent Schmitt (1870–1958). Suite for trumpet and piano, op. 133
  • (3) One of the following pieces, optionally:
    • (a) Johann Melchior Molter (1696–1765). Concerto No. 2 in D major for trumpet, string orchestra and basso continuo, MWV 6.33
    • (b) Johannes Matthias Sperger (1750–1812). Concerto No. 2 in D major for corno da caccia and orchestra. Arrangement for trumpet and piano
    • (c) Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767). Concerto in D major for trumpet, two violins and basso continuo, TWV 51:D7

Round Three — two pieces:

  • (1) Joseph Haydn (1732–1809). Concerto in E-flat major for trumpet and orchestra, Hob. VIIe:1. The performer may choose both the type of the instrument and the version of the cadenza.
  • (2) André Jolivet (1905–1974). Concertino for trumpet, piano and strings (1948)

Dear competitors! Should you have any difficulties in finding the music, please don’t hesitate to contact the Organizing Committee!

A.2. Prizes of the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition

The prizes will be announced later.

A.3. The Jury Teams of the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition

Members of the Jury Teams will be announced later.

A.5. Submission of the Application and the Documents

A.5.1. In order to participate in the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition, every applicant must:

A.5.4. The deadline for submitting the online application and the documents in order to participate in the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition is 20 September 2022.

A.6. Financial Terms

A.6.2. The registration fee for participation in the 13th Wind/Percussion Competition in each currency will be announced later: please watch the Conservatory website.