Joseph Joachim Violin Competition 2024

Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition London 2024
Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition London in collaboration with the London City Philharmonic.
• Application deadline 27 July 2024
• The winners will be announced by 30 July 2024
• Cash prizes and A Concert with the London City Philharmonic in 2024/2025 SEASON
Competition rules 2024
  • The competition is open to any Nationality,  age limit 40 years old.
  • Applicants must send a short CV, a copy of their Passport or ID, video(s) link and proof of payment at info@joachimcompetition.com
  • Check the video application guidance below. 
  • Application deadline 27 July 2024. Winners names will be published online and contacted via email by 30 July 2024.
  • In the application, specify in order of preference from the repertoire list, one or more concertos/pieces you wish to perform if you will be selected as the winner.
  • You can specify or change which concertos/pieces you would like to perform from the list even after you have submitted your application but no later than 27 July 2024.
  • If you wish to perform as the winner a different concert/piece which is not on the list, please send a request at info@joachimcompetition.com
Video application guidance
  • The video or videos total length is recommended a minimum of 10 mins and a maximum of around 45 mins.
  • Video(s) are recommended to include contrast in the fast and slow movements or different music styles and periods. 
  • Applicants can send one video or multiple videos.
  • Only video links will be accepted (video links with a password will also be accepted). Videos that need to be downloaded will not be accepted.

The applicant video(s) can feature any repertoire, composer or period, you don’t need to submit a video with the concerto you want to perform as the winner. The video or videos can feature any repertoire solo or accompaniment. You can choose one of the 3 options below or a mix of the 3. As an example, only solo violin performance video or videos is sufficient, is not obligatory to submit videos with orchestra or piano accompaniment. 

1. Solo violin; for example; suites, partitas, sonatas,
caprices, preludes etc.

2. Violin and piano; for example; sonatas, dances, romances, suites,
concertos etc.

3. Violin and orchestra or violin and small ensemble.

Prizes and Opportunities
  • 1st prize winner will receive £1000 (British pounds) and an opportunity to perform as an invited soloist with the London City Philharmonic in their 2024/2025 season.
  • The 1st prize winner will perform on 14th September 2024 and they will have the option to choose which concert/piece they want to perform in London from the repertoire list below. If the 1st prize winner will not be available to perform at the  concert, then the opportunity to perform on 14th September will be given to the 2nd prize winner and the 1st prize winner will be given another chance to perform with the orchestra later during the 2024/2025 or 2024/2025 season. If you would like to perform a different concerto/piece which is not in the list below please send a request for approval at info@joachimcompetition.com
  • Music agents will be invited to the concert, this could be a great opportunity for soloists to be noticed and maybe get signed by an agent.
  • 2nd prize is £500 (British pounds) plus an official diploma.
  • 3rd prize is £400 (British pounds) plus an official diploma.
  • Semi-finalists will receive an official diploma.
  • 2nd, and 3rd prize winners and semi-finalists might have an opportunity to be invited as soloists to perform with the London City Philharmonic during the 2024/2025 and 2025/2025 seasons.

Jury
The jury for the competition will be
Orchestra members of the London City Philharmonic
Conductor of the London City Philharmonic Olsi Qinami
Other Jury members will be announced soon…

Winner repertoire list choice to perform in the concert with the London City Philharmonic

L. V. Beethoven: Violin Concerto op. 61
J. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major op. 77
M. Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor op. 26
E. Elgar Violin Concerto op. 61
J. Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major Hob.Vlla:1
J. Haydn: Violin Concerto in G Major Hob.Vlla:4
J. Joachim Violin Concerto No. 2 op. 11 in D minor
E. W. Korngold Violin Concerto
F. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor op. 64
R. Schumann: Violin Concerto in D minor WoO 23
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35
W. A . Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 211
W. A . Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216
W. A . Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218
W. A . Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219
N. Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1 op. 6
N. Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2 op. 7
C. Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso op. 28
P. Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen op. 20
P. Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
J. Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor op. 47
D. Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor op. 77

F. Waxman Carmen Fantasy op. 25 
H. Wieniawski fantaisie brillante faust op. 20

How to apply
  • The competition is open to any Nationality,  age limit 40 years old.
  • Applicants must send a short CV, a copy of their Passport or ID, video(s) link and proof of payment of £160 (British pounds) at info@joachimcompetition.com
  • Check the video application guidance above. 
  • Application deadline 27 July 2024. Winners will be announced by 30 July 2024.
  • In the application, specify in order of preference from the repertoire list, one or more concertos/pieces you wish to perform if you will be selected as the winner.
  • You can specify or change which concertos/pieces you would like to perform from the list even after you have submitted your application but no later than 27 July 2024.
  • If you wish to perform a different concert/piece which is not on the list, please send a request at info@joachimcompetition.com

Application deadline 27  July 2024. Winners names will be published online and contacted via
email by 27 July 2024.

Account name:  London City Philharmonic

Sort Code: 40-38-18

Account number: 52070669
(IBAN) International Bank Account Number:  GB08HBUK40381852070669
(SWIFT Code) (BIC11) Bank Identifier Code: HBUKGB4112V


Bank Address:
HSBC Bank, 281 Chiswick High Road
Postcode W4 4HJ London, UK

Payment Details

Account name:  London City Philharmonic

Sort Code: 40-38-18

Account number: 52070669
(IBAN) International Bank Account Number:  GB08HBUK40381852070669
(SWIFT Code) (BIC11) Bank Identifier Code: HBUKGB4112V


Bank Address:
HSBC Bank, 281 Chiswick High Road
Postcode W4 4HJ London, UK

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