The town of Usti nad Orlici is announcing the 25th Heran Violoncello Competition 

which will be held in Usti nad Orlici, Czech republic

April 10 – April 13, 2019

 

Organization rules

  • 1st category: year of birth 2009 and younger 
  • 2nd category: year of birth 2008 and 2007 
  • 3rd category: year of birth 2006 and 2005 
  • 4th category: year of birth 2004 and 2003 

 

Obligatory compositions 2019

1st category: one round, year of birth 2009 and younger:

Bohuslav Martinů: Suite Miniature No. 3
+ free program.
Maximum length of performance is 8 minutes.

 

2nd category: two rounds, year of birth 2008 and 2007:

Antonín Kraft: Divertimento in A 

+ one of following etudes - Sebastian Lee No. 1, 2, 3

2nd round: free program with a maximum length of 10 minutes

 

3rd category: two rounds, year of birth 2006 and 2005:

Josef Mysliveček: Sonata in G major (State music publishing Moskva 1960)

+ one of following etudes - Sebastian Lee No. 9, 10, 11

2nd round: free program with a maximum length of 15 minutes

 

4th category: two rounds, year of birth 2004 and 2003:

Bohuslav Martinů: 1st movement from Sonate No. 3 (Bärenreiter Praha, No. H 7893)

+ one of following etudes - Sebastian Lee No. 19, 20, 21

2nd round: free program with a maximum length of 20 minutes

 

Sebastian Lee: op. 31, Forty Melodic and Progressive Etudes For Cello Book 1. (for music sheet, please, contact the organisers).

 

Photocopying of sheet music is illegal and using photocopies for public performances is a violation of copyright and commercial law of the publisher. The performers assume all liability for any legal sanctions.

Photogallery 2017

Photos and videos from 24th cello competition can be found here.

Main Prize of the HVC 2017

The title laureate of Heran Violoncello Competition in 2017 for the absolute winner:

Tomáš Prchal, Netherlands

The prize from the Czech National Radio for the laureate of the Heran Violoncello Competition:

Radio recording with Czech Radio 3 Vltava.

Tomáš Prchal, Netherlands

The prize from the Bohuslav Martinů Found for the best interpretation of Bohuslav Martinů:

Variations on Slovakian folk song (prize money 15 000,- CZK)
Adam Klánský, CZE

The prize of Czech Musical Instruments shop for laureate of the competition — gift package of violin accessories worth 10 000,- CZK.:

Tomáš Prchal, Netherlands

The prize from Bärenreiter Prague music publisher for laureate of  Heran Violoncello Competition:

Purchase of note materials to the value of  5000,- CZK.
Tomáš Prchal, Netherlands

The prize from Bärenreiter Prague music publisher for the teacher of the laureate:

Purchase of note materials to the value of  3 000,- CZK.
Lanian Benjamins

The best contestants from Czech Republic from each category will recieve performing at a concert at the music festival Harriet Parish 2017:

  1. Category: Viktor Mráček
  2. Category: Petra Meisl
  3. Category: Tomáš Prchal
  4. Category: Jakub William Gráf

The Prize of Czech musical instruments shop: 33% discount voucher for one purchase (for holders of 1st prize in each category):

  1. Category: Timmer Anna–Tessa, Germany
  2. Category: Herndl Elvis, Austria; Meisl Petra, CZE
  3. Category: Prchal Tomáš, Netherlands
  4. Category: Gráf Jakub William, CZE

The Prize of Czech musical instruments shop: 25% discount voucher for one purchase (for holders of 2nd prize in each category):

  1. Category: Midor Fryderyk, Poland
  2. Category: Schmidt Gero Leander, Germany
  3. Category: Gasieniec Teresa, Poland; Cibulová Iveta, Slovakia
  4. Category: Klánský Adam, CZE

The Prize of Czech musical instruments shop: 20% discount voucher for one purchase (for holders of 3rd prize in each category):

  1. Category
    • Szeffer Marcelina, Poland
    • Lim Seo Yeon, CZE
    • Kovařík Jan, CZE
  2. Category
    • Mareček Lukáš, CZE
    • Unurbayasgalan Misheel, Mongolia
  3. Category
    • Tischler Batur, Germany
    • Stranegger Tara, Austria
    • Schmidek Clara, Germany
  4. Category
    • Balog Nella, Hungary
    • Perković Zvonimir, Croatia
    • Ovaskainen Vuk, Serbia

Invitation for Little prodigies concert during music festival Hudba Znojmo 2017. For extraordinary performance of young player in 1st or 2nd category.

Petra Meisl, CZE
Elvis Herndl, Austra

The prize for the youngest participant

Kamila Šitinová, CZE

Prize money for the winner of each category and the laureate

Timmer Anna–Tessa, Germany
Herndl Elvis, Austria
Meisl Petra, CZE
Prchal Tomáš, Netherlands
Jakub William Gráf, CZE

Award for excelent piano cooperation:

Hana Forsterová
Dušan Holý