Summer Festival Antwerp 2022

Highlights

From August 2 through August 12, 2022
@MA'GO Music Academy
@Love²Arts Gallery

· Master Classes for violin, viola, cello and chamber music
· Concerts by Master Class students
· International Young Talent Music Competition
· 7th International Solo Violin Competition

Subscription deadline for the Solo Violin Competition: July 1, 2022
Subscription deadline for the Master Classes and the Young Talent Competition: July 15, 2022

For further subscription and fee details, please scroll down to the title "Subscription".

Timeline

DateWhatWhere
August 2 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
Master Classes 2pm-6pm
MA'GO
August 3 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
Master Classes 2pm-6pm
MA'GO
August 4 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
Master Classes 2pm-6pm
Concerts Master Class students 7pm
MA'GO
August 5 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
Master Classes 2pm-6pm
Concerts Master Class students 7pm
MA'GO
August 6 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
Master Classes 2pm-6pm
Concerts Master Class students 7pm
MA'GO
August 7 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
Master Classes 2pm-6pm
MA'GO
August 8 Master Classes 9:30am-1pm
IYT Music Competition 3pm-7pm
MA'GO
August 9 Final concert and reception 8pmLove²Arts
August 10 International Solo Violin Competition
1st round 3pm-6pm
MA'GO
August 11 International Solo Violin Competition
2nd round 3pm-6pm
MA'GO
August 12 International Solo Violin Competition
Final round 3pm-6pm
Proclamation at 7:30pm
MA'GO

Professors and jury members

Accompanist

International Young Talent Music Competition

Subscribers of the Master Classes may also subscribe to the Young Talent Music Competition.  The following prizes will be awarded: 1st prize 600€, 2nd prize 400€, 3rd prize 300€ and Young Talent prize 100€.

Applicants under the age of 12 at the time of subscription choose their own program (maximum duration 10 minutes).

Program for violin (12 years and over)

  1. Niccolò Paganini — 1 Caprice (free choice)
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach — 1 movement from Solo Sonatas & Partitas (free choice)

Program for viola (12 years and over)

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach — 1 movement from Solo Sonatas & Partitas (free choice)
  2. 1 Caprice by Hoffmeister, Campagnoli or Paganini, or the same level of difficulty

Program for cello (12 years and over)

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach — 1 movement from the Suites for solo cello (free choice)
  2. Carlo Alfredo Piatti — 1 of the 12 Caprices for solo cello, op. 25 (free choice)

International Solo Violin Competition

This competition is open to violinists who are not older than 30 at the start of the competition.  The subscription deadline is July 1, 2022.  Awarded prizes: 1st prize 3000€ (offered by the International Academy Of Arts); 2nd prize violin bow made by a famous bow maker (offered by Sorodha); 3rd prize luxury violin case (offered by Dimitri Musafia); and a Special prize for a young talent (offered by Love²Arts).  The candidates of the Solo Violin Competition are not obliged to follow the master classes.

Program

1st round (Friday, August 10)

  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 (Saturday, August 11)

  1. Carl Nielsen — Preludio and Presto, opus 52 (score)
  2. Gian Paolo Luppi — 1 of the 2 caprices from Due Liriche (score)
  3. Choice piece:
    Fritz Kreisler — Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice (opus 6)
    or Luciano Berio — Sequenza #8

Final round (Sunday, August 12)

  1. Choice piece:
    Béla Bartók — Solo sonata (Chaconne)
    or Arthur Honegger — Sonata for solo violin (score)
    or Isang Yun — Königliches Thema
  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.

Subscription

To subscribe to the Master Classes and the Young Talent Music Competition, please click a professor of your choice in the list above.  You will find the lesson schedule and fee details in there.

Click here for the subscription details to the International Solo Violin Competition.

Locations and contact details

Love²Arts Gallery (Opus 4)
Desguinlei 90 - 2018 Antwerpen

+32 473 40 69 11

MA'GO Music Academy
Mechelsesteenweg 125 - 2018 Antwerpen