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Auditions for the Encuentro Festival 2020 (Santander, Spain) at the Liszt Academy

15 November 2019

The Encuentro Festival announces auditions for talented violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano players as well as singers.

Please note that students of the Liszt Academy enjoy priority in signing up for the audition!

 

Application deadline: 17th December, 2019, 12.00 am

Place and date of Festival: Santander (Spain), 2nd through 27th July, 2020

 

Audition in Budapest:

Time and place:

2nd February, 2020, Sunday – room nr. X, Liszt Academy, Main building (Liszt F. square 8.)
3rd February, 2020, Monday – room nr. X, Liszt Academy, Main building (Liszt F. square 8.)


Instruments (age limit: 26):

  • strings: violin, viola, cello, double bass
  • winds: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn
  • harp
  • piano
  • singing (exception in age limit is possible upon consultation)

 

REPERTOIRE

STRINGS / PIANO / VOICE: maximum 20 minutes, 2 pieces (one classical & one Romantic/20th century). A short interview with maestro Péter Csaba, artistic director of the Festival is also expected if time allows it.

WINDS: maximum 15 minutes, 2 pieces (one classical and one Romantic/20th century). A short interview with maestro Péter Csaba, artistic director of the Festival is also expected if time allows it.

 

APPLICATION

  1. Please, register first by sending an email to Ms Zsuzsanna Magyar, colleague of the Department of International Affairs at magyar.zsuzsanna[kukac]lisztacademy.hu. Please, indicate in the email subject line: ENCUENTRO and write in the e-mail itself your age, instrument and main subject teacher’s name.
  2. In the reply email you are invited to fill in a form indicating further details (your chosen date and time for the audition, instrument, repertoire, length of pieces, etc.) to finalize your application.

 

IMPORTANT

  • Please, bring a print copy of your CV/biography in English with photo and your contact to the audition.  
  • Please, arrive with your own accompanist for the audition and indicate their name on the application form.
  • Registration is open until 17 December 2019, Tuesday, 12.00. After that the audition schedule will be finalized and modification may be requested only on highly reasonable grounds.