Competition Program

Tibor Junior 2021, April 5th to 10th

Each candidate will interpret a selection of pieces from the list below:

Preselection by video:

  • Paganini or Wieniawski : one Caprice  (with repeats). It is possible to choose the same Caprice selected for the 1st round. (5′)
  • Mozart, Beethoven or Schubert : the first mvt. of a Sonata or a Sonatina (5′)


An excerpt  from one of the two works by Shubert proposed in the 2nd round (5′)

1st Round

  • Vivaldi : One of the Four Seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter (9-10’)
  • Paganini, Schumann (arr. Pushkarev for violin and orchestra) : One of following Caprices: N° 9, 11, 13, 21 or 24 (3-4’)
  • Pärt : Passacaglia for two Violins (will be performed with another candidate – the parts will be announced and sent on December 30th). (4’30’’)

2nd Round

  • Schubert : Rondo for Violin & Strings in A Major, D 438 (14’)


Violin Concert in D Major, D 345 (~10’) / (arr. Pushkarev for strings only)

  • Weinberg : Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra Op.42 (Only 1st OR 2nd OR 3rd mvt.) (est. 5’30’’)
  • Bardanaschvili : Piece for Violin and Orchestra  (piece composed for the Competition) (5-8′) (Score will be sent to candidates on Dec 30th 2020 at latest)


  • Bach : 2nd mvt. of Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 (played with a member of the jury, the candidate should prepare the part for first violin)
  • One piece with orchestra from the following:

Tchaikovsky: Valse-Scherzo Op. 34, TH58

Paganini: La Campanella

Waxman: Carmen Fantasy

Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, Op.28

Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen Op.20


  • ENCORE: Solo Violin : Own choice work(s) different from the works performed in previous rounds (6-8′)