1st round :

One Caprice for solo violin by N. Paganini op.1.
or one study, free choice


2nd Round :

Free choice of music (9-10 min)

3rd Round :
1) One movement from the following sonatas and partitas by J.S. Bach :
Violin Sonata No.1 in G Minor BWV 1001
Violin Partita No.1 in B Minor, BWV 1002
Violin Sonata No.2 in A Minor, BWV 1003
Violin Partita No.2 in D Minor, BWV 1004 (except Chaconne)
Violin Partita No.3 in E Major, BWV 1006
(repeats shall be NOT performed)


2) Virtuoso or cantilena piece(-s) of own choice by :
N. Paganini, F. Kreisler, E. Zimbalist, M. Ravel (Pièce en forme de Habanera),
A.Bazzini, P. de Sarasate, A. Pärt, J. Achron, J, Massenet, C. Saint-Saens, E. Elgar, P. Tchaikovsky,
M. Falla, R. Schedrin, J. Suk, H. Wieniawski, S. Rachmaninoff or E. Ysaÿe
(For Ysaye Sonatas No.1, No.2, No.4, No.5 – one or two movements should be selected. Sonatas No.3 and No.6 are performed entirely)

The total duration of the third round is 9-11 minutes


1st round :

One Caprice for solo violin by N. Paganini op.1
or one of the following etudes and caprices for violin by J. Dont (op. 35): N4, N12, N14, N18, N22


2nd Round :

Free choice of music (10-12 min)

3rd Round :
1) One or two movements from the following sonatas and partitas by J.S. Bach:
Violin Sonata No.1 in G Minor BWV 1001
Violin Partita No.1 in B Minor, BWV 1002
Violin Sonata No.2 in A Minor, BWV 1003
Violin Partita No.2 in D Minor, BWV 1004 (except Chaconne)
Violin Partita No.3 in E Major, BWV 1006
(repeats shall be NOT performed)


2) Virtuoso or cantilena piece(-s) of own choice by : F. Kreisler, E. Zimbalist, M. Ravel, C. Saint-Saens,
N. Paganini, A.Bazzini, L. Van Beethoven, P. de Sarasate, A. Pärt, P. Tchaikovsky, F. Waxman, H.Ernst, H. Wieniawski, M.
Falla, R. Schedrin, J. Suk, S. Rachmaninoff, J. Achron, J, Massenet, E. Elgar or E. Ysaÿe (For Ysaye Sonatas No.1, No.2, No.4, No.5 – one or two movements should be selected. Sonatas No.3 and No.6 should be performed entirely)

The total duration of the third round is 11-13 minutes


1st round :

One Caprice for solo violin by N. Paganini op.1.


2nd Round :

Free choice of music (12-15 min)

3rd Round :
1) One or two movements from the following sonatas and partitas by J.S. Bach :
Violin Sonata No.1 in G Minor BWV 1001
Violin Sonata No.2 in A Minor, BWV 1003
Violin Partita No.2 in D Minor, BWV 1004 (except Chaconne)
Violin Sonata No.3 in C Major, BWV 1005
(repeats shall be NOT performed)


2) Virtuoso or cantilena piece(-s) of own choice by : F. Kreisler, E. Zimbalist, M. Ravel, C. Saint-Saens,
A.Bazzini, L. Van Beethoven, A. Pärt, P. de Sarasate, P. Tchaikovsky, F. Waxman, H.Ernst, H. Wieniawski,
N. Paganini, M. Falla, R. Schedrin, J. Suk, J. Achron,
J. Massenet, E. Elgar or E. Ysaÿe (For Ysaye Sonatas No.1, No.2, No.4, No.5 – one or two movements should be selected. Sonatas No.3 and No.6 should be performed entirely)



The total duration of the third round is 12-15 minutes