8th International Saxophone Competition in Slovenia (Nova Gorica 2016)

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8th International Saxophone Competition Nova Gorica Arts Centre, 2 do 9 July 2016

Category: born in 1986 and younger.

Applications deadline: 3 May 2016



Compulsory compositions:

César Franck: Sonata in A Major – I. mvt. (any transcription)
Johannes Brahms: Sonata, Op. 120 No. 2 – I. mvt. (any transcription)
Janez Matičič: Repliques (DSS)

(maximum of 10 candidates)

Compulsory composition:

Nina Šenk: Impetus (DSS)

One composition from the following list:

William Albright: Sonata (Peters)
Georges Aperghis: Alter ego (Durand)
Luciano Berio: Sequenza VIIb (Universal) 

Edison Denisov: Sonata (Leduc)
Thierry Escaich: Lutte (Misterioso)
Jindřich Feld: Sonata for soprano or alto saxophone (Leduc)
Christian Lauba: 25 etudes – one by choice
Lojze Lebič: Invocation / à Primož Ramovš (DSS)
Bruno Mantovani: L’incandescence de la bruine (Lemoine) 

David Maslanka: Sonata (NASA)
Uroš Rojko: Godba (DSS)
Florent Schmitt: Legende, Op. 66 (Durand)
Marilyn Shrude: Renewing the Myth (Lemoine)
Karlheinz Stockhausen: In Freundschaft (Stockhausen Verlag) 

Piet Swerts: Kotekan (Zodiac) 

Peter Šavli: Visuddhi (DSS)
Fuminori Tanada: Mysterious Morning III (Lemoine) 

(maximum of 5 candidates)

Solo with the Slovene Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Simon Krečič:

Henri Tomasi: Concerto(Leduc)
Jacques Ibert: Concertino da camera (Leduc)
Jeanine Rueff: Concertino, Op.17 (Leduc)
Frank Martin: Ballade (Universal)



Claude Delangle (F) – chairman,
Steven Mauk (USA),
Guillaume Orti (F),
Lev Pupis (SLO),
Gordan Tudor (CRO),
Simon Krečič, conductor (SLO) – only in finale.

Secretary of the Competition:
Dejan Prešiček

Piano Accompanists:
Sae Lee (JPN/SLO),
Maria Nemcova (RU),
Zoltan Peter (SLO).

Project Manager:
Pavla Jarc

Contact person and coordinator of the programme:
Polona Abram

Payment method:

Bank transfer to the Nova Gorica Arts Centre,
UJP (Public Payment Office), Nova Gorica Branch
IBAN: SI56012846030358603
Reference: SI99


Please send the registration form by post to:

Kulturni dom Nova Gorica
Bevkov trg 4
5000 Nova Gorica

By e-mail:

Please attach a copy of the proof of payment to the registration form.

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