Summer Festival Cremona 2010


July 19 through July 30, 2010
@Camera Di Commercio
@Chiesa Santa Maria Maddalena

· Masterclasses for violin, viola, cello, marimba and composition
· 2nd International Solo Violin Competition
· Concerts by masterclass students

Hosted by the Camera di Commercio in Cremona

Masterclass professors

Ludwig Albert (marimba academy)
Antonello Farulli (viola)
Sung-Ju Lee (violin)
Gian Paolo Luppi (composition)
Riccardo Martinini (cello)
Robert Szreder (violin)
Dirk Verelst (violin)

Marimba academy assistants: Seung-Myoung Oh and Jim Lin

International Solo Violin Competition

Jury: Sung-Ju Lee, Gian Paolo Luppi, Riccardo Martinini, Robert Szreder and Dirk Verelst (chairman)

Prize winners
1st prize: Takao Hyakutome (Japan)
2nd prize: Lisanne Soeterbroek (The Netherlands)
3rd prize: Ji-Woon Jung (Korea)


1st round (Tuesday, July 27)

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach — Adagio and Fuge from 1 of the 3 sonatas for solo violin (free choice)
  2. Niccolò Paganini — 2 caprices (free choice)
  3. Eugène Ysaÿe — 1 solo violin sonata (free choice)

2nd round (Wednesday, July 28)

  1. Gian Paolo Luppi — 1 of the 2 caprices from Due Liriche (score)
  2. Choice piece:
    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber — Passacaglia
    or Johann Stamitz — 2nd Divertimento: Duo pour violon seul (score)
    or Luciano Berio — Sequenza #8

Final round (Friday, July 30)

  1. Béla Bartók — Solo sonata (Chaconne)
  2. One solo piece of a maximum duration of 10 minutes (free choice)
    It is not allowed to repeat one of the pieces played in the 1st or 2nd round.