PRIZE FUND Group I: 1st prize 750 BGN, 2nd prize 500 BGN, 3rd prize 250 BGN, Group II:1st prize 1000 BGN, 800 BGN, 3rd prize 600 BGN, Group III:1st prize 3000 BGN, 2nd prize 2000 BGN, 3rd prize 1000 BGN, Group IV: 1st prize 5000 BGN, 2nd prize 4000 BGN, 3rd prize 3000 BGN, Special Prizes:Special Prize of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth – EMCY for an exceptional performance. Special Prize of the Sofia Philharmonic for brightest performance amongst the First prize winners – a Concert with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Special Prize of Cantus Firmus for the best Bulgarian participant – a Concert with the Youth Orchestra of Classic FM.

THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION "YOUNG VIRTUOSOS 2017

TIMETABLE OF THE COMPETITION - UPDATED 14 MARCH 2017
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I. General Conditions

1. The competition is addressed to young performers from all nationalities, specialties and age groups as specifiedin part 2 of the General Conditions.

2. The competition is held in the following age groups and categories:

2.1. Age groups

Group I - up to 11 years of age - born after 1.01.2006
Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

2.2. Categories: Violin, Violoncello, Flute and Clarinet

VIOLIN
Group I - up to 11 years of age - born after 1.01.2006
Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

VIOLONCELLO
Group I - up to 11 years of age - born after 1.01.2006
Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

FLUTE
Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

CLARINET
Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

II. Registration
3.1. The registration for participation in the competition is done only by Application Form. The application forms for all disciplines must arrive IN A ELECTRONICAL WAY, on E-mail: young_virtuosos@abv.bg no later than: MONDAY, 6th MARCH 2017

3.2. The application forms are available on the website of the “Young Virtuosos” International Competition.


Download the Thirteenth International Competition "Young Virtuosos 2017" Regulations

Download the Thirteenth International Competition "Young Virtuosos 2017" Application Form - Word

Download the Thirteenth International Competition "Young Virtuosos 2017" Program Book


INTERNATIONAL JURY VIOLIN: Prof. Zakhar Bron - Russia, Prof. Leonid Kerbel - Belgium/Ukraine, Prof. Svetlin Roussev - Bulgaria, Prof. Dora Schwarzberg - Austria, Prof. Verka Stefanova - Bulgaria; VIOLONCELLO: Prof. Xavier Gagnepain - France, Prof. Romain Garioud - France, Prof. Anatoli Krastev - Bulgaria, Prof. Stefan Popov - Bulgaria, Prof. Troels Svane - Germany; FLUTE: Prof. Berten D'Hollander - Belgium, Prof. Ljubisa Jovanovic - Serbia, Prof. Luisa Sello - Italy, Prof. Georgi Spassov - Bulgaria, Prof. Ayla Uludere - Turkey; CLARINET: Prof. Sava Dimitrov - Bulgaria, Prof. Ljubisa Jovanovic - Serbia, Prof. Ebru Mine Sonakin - Turkey, Prof. Piero Vincenti - Italy, Prof. Bobby Yotzov - Bulgaria