Virtuosity is a concerto soloist program offering young musicians mentorship, professional development and performance experience.
As the premiere concerto competition for Victoria’s best and brightest emerging musicians, Virtuosity offers future soloists invaluable performance opportunities, professional development experience, mentorship and career support in addition to cash prizes and the presentation of the coveted Virtuosity Perpetual Trophy.
Applications are open now and close 5pm Friday 1 December 2017.
A $65 application fee applies to all applicants
CHOOSING YOUR PIECE:
Candidates may perform a whole work or a selected movement(s). The total performance time must not exceed a maximum of 20 minutes.
As a guide for choosing your piece, past repertoire has included:
Flute – REINECKE Flute Concerto Op.283
Bassoon – WEBER Andante and Hungarian Rondo, Op.35
Trumpet – BOHME Trumpet Concerto in F minor
Piano – LISZT Totentanz: Paraphrase on Dies Irae S.126
Violin – SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Piano – ARENSKY Piano Concerto in F Minor Op.2
Violin – TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto : Mvt 1
Clarinet – DEBUSSY Rhapsodie
Trumpet – ARUTIUNIAN Trumpet Concerto
Cello – DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto, Op.104: Mvt 1
Violin – BARBER Violin Concerto, Op.14: Mvt 1
Violin – SIBELIUS Violin Concerto, Op.47: Mvt 1