Past Competitions

THE 9TH INTERNATIONAL OBOE COMPETITION OF KARUIZAWA, JAPAN 2009

Required Repertoire

【Preliminary Screening (recorded audition)】

The following two pieces should be performed and recorded:

  1. C.Ph.E.Bach Sonata in a-minor for oboe solo (original: flute) Wq 132:
    1st and 3rd movements
  2. J.W.Kalliwoda Divertissement op.58 for oboe and orchestra
    (Universal Edition), with piano
【First Stage】

The following two pieces should be performed:

  1. J.S.Bach Partita in a-minor (or g-minor) for oboe solo(original: flute)
    BWV 1013: Allemande & Corrente
    *Either a-minor or g-minor is acceptable.
    *Both movements should be performed with the first repeats.
  2. R.Schumann 5 Stücke im Volkston op.102 (violin-version) Nr 2,3, and 4, with piano
【Second Stage】

The following three pieces should be performed:

  1. F.Couperin Concert Nr.11 from ”les Goûts réunis ” (Edition Fuzeau), with harpsichord
    *May be performed with or without repeats.
  2. Choose one from the following pieces:
    (a) G.Silvestrini Three of the 6 Etudes for oboe solo
    (b) L.Berio Sequenza Nr.7
    (c) A.Dorati Cinq pieces pour hautbois seule: Nr.1, 3, and 5
    (d) H.Holliger Sonata for oboe solo (1956/2000)
  3. R.Strauss Concerto for oboe, with piano
    *It is suggested to perform from memory, although it is not obligatory.
【Final Stage (accompanied by orchestra)】

The following two pieces should be performed:

  1. W.A.Mozart Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra in C Major, K.314(285d) (Edition Henle)
    *Should be performed from memory.
  2. B.Martinu Oboe Concerto (new Maurice Bourgue/Guy Porat Edition Max Eschig)
    *It is suggested to perform from memory, although it is not obligatory.