The competition will take place in Jaroslav Kocian Music School in Usti nad Orlici.
The evening concert of Czech String Duo will take place in Hernych Villa on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
The office of the competition and the registration of the participants are on the ground floor of the music school and are open:
Tuesday April 9 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday April 10 until Friday April 12 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
All enquiries should be made there.
Rehearsals are possible in music school classrooms at the following times:
Tuesday April 9 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday April 10 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday April 11 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday April 12 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday April 13 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Follow the instructions of music school teachers on duty.
The drawing of lots takes place in the changing room at the backstage. Please notice that only competitors and their teacher or accompanists will be allowed there at the particular time.
The results will be announced 30 minutes after the end of each category.
It is my pleasure to announce that we have received 49 applications for 25th year of Heran Violoncello Competition. Together with contestants from the Czech Republic, students from 12 more countries are coming - Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Russia, Belarus, Mongolia, South Korea, Portugal and USA.
I am looking forward to meeting those of you who are returning to our competition and I am especially looking forward to 1st category, as we have 20 young cellist coming to compete there. All of you are great personalities in my eyes already. Bohus Heran would be very pleased.
We are doing everything we can to ensure that all of you are going to bring amazing memories back home, and that you will enjoy your stay in Usti nad Orlici a much as possible.
I am looking forward meeting all of you,
Heran Violoncello Competition director
25th Heran Violoncello Competition takes place under the auspices of ing. Bohumil Bernasek, Pardubice Region Council member responsible for Education.
which will be held in Usti nad Orlici, Czech republic
April 10 – April 13, 2019
Obligatory compositions 2019
1st category: one round, year of birth 2009 and younger:
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.