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

Round II

Rehearsal and concert with the Latvian Radio Choir and Riga Chamber Choir Ave Sol (in English).

1. Rehearsal with the Latvian Radio Choir (20 minutes)

1.1.The competitor conducts Dievozolu trijotne by Jāzeps Vītols without rehearsal score

1.2.The competitor prepares for the concert and conducts in the concert one of the following Motets by Francis Poulenc:

Francis Poulenc Timor et tremor (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12023) ISMN: M-048005709)

Francis Poulenc Vinea mea electa (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12023) ISMN: M-048005709)

Francis Poulenc Tenebrae factae sunt (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12023) ISMN: M-048005709)

Francis Poulenc Tristis est anima mea (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12023) ISMN: M-048005709)

Francis Poulenc O magnum mysterium (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12527) ISMN: M-048005594)

Francis Poulenc Quem vidistis pastores dicite (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12527) ISMN: M-048005594)

Francis Poulenc Videntes stellam (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12527) ISMN: M-048005594)

Francis Poulenc Hodie Christus natus est (Paris: Editions Salabert (R.L. 12527) ISMN: M-048005594)

The choir has prepared these pieces in advance, the competitor works on the interpretation of the performance. The Round II piece for each contestant will be opted by drawing lots in the previous evening of the performance.

2. Rehearsal with the Riga Chamber Choir Ave Sol (20 minutes)

The competitor prepares for the concert in a rehearsal with the Riga Chamber Choir Ave Sol and conducts in the concert one of the following pieces:

Ēriks Ešenvalds Rasa (Musica Baltica Ltd) score

Reinis Sējāns Debess (Musica Baltica Ltd) score

Pēteris Plakidis Izkal pakavu (Musica Baltica Ltd) score

Pēteris Vasks Zīles ziņa (Mainz : Schott, c2007.) score

Artūrs Maskats Pavasara mūzika (Musica Baltica Ltd) score

Tālivaldis Ķeniņš 150. psalms (Waterloo: Waterloo Music Company, 1970.) score

Eric Satie, arranged by Jānis Ķirsis un Krists Auznieks Le vin des amants score

Gundega Šmite Akmens dziesma (Musica Baltica Ltd) score

Pronounciation guide for Latvian

The choir has prepared these pieces in advance, the competitor works on the interpretation of the performance. The Round II piece for each contestant will be opted by drawing lots in the previous evening of the performance.