Round I :: Jazeps Vitols International Choral Conductors Competition ::

Round I

Round I

Conducting with the piano and work with the Mixed Choir of JVLMA.

1. The competitor conducts one vocal-instrumental piece chosen from the repertoire of Round III. The score is performed on piano by two pianists provided by the organizer.
Johannes Brahms Schicksalslied op. 54 (Breitkopf&Härtel, EB 3220 full score; EB 6073 piano score)

Pēteris Butāns Хоровая симфония parts IV,V (Musica Baltica Ltd) full score and piano score

Imants Kalniņš oratorio Rīta cēliens parts V, X, XVI (Musica Baltica Ltd) full score and piano score

Vilnis Šmīdbergs Laudator parts II, III (Musica Baltica Ltd) full score and piano score

 

2. Work with the Mixed Choir of JVLMA (20 minutes)
2.1. The competitor conducts Saules svētki by Jāzeps Vītols without rehearsal score
2.2. Work with the choir (in English) on one of the following pieces:
Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Vier Motetten, op. 133 (B-Note Musikverlag (BN-17328) ISMN: 9790206507267)

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Anima nostra /Vier Motetten, op. 133/

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Meditabor in mandatus /Vier Motetten, op. 133/

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Laudate Dominum /Vier Motetten, op. 133/

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Angelus Domini /Vier Motetten, op. 133/

 

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Fünf Motetten, op. 163 (B-Note Musikverlag (BN-17196) ISMN: 9790206504600)

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Benedictus Dominus /Fünf Motetten, op. 163/

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Sederunt principes /Fünf Motetten, op. 163/

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger De profundis /Fünf Motetten, op. 163/

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Benedicta es tu /Fünf Motetten, op. 163/

The choir has prepared these pieces in advance, the conductor works on the interpretation of the performance. The exact pieces for each contestant will be opted by drawing lots on the first day of the competition.