4th Amsterdam Viola Festival and 3rd National Viola Competition
Thursday 7 March - Sunday 10 March 2013
Fourth edition of the Amsterdam Viola Festival and Third edition of the National Viola Competition with an international jury. The competition will be held on 7 and 8 March.
Please download the programme here
Nederland - Ruslandjaar 2013
The Dutch and Russian governments are organizing a special year of economic programmes and collaborations, reason enough for us to present a festival and competition combining Dutch and Russian viola repertoire at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with faculty, students and distinguished guests.
Masterclasses, concerts, coaching, lectures with
Marjolein Dispa, Sven Arne Tepl, Richard Wolfe, Francien Schatborn, Judith Wijzenbeek, Cathelijne Noorland, Daniël Kramer, violinmakers Pia Klaembt and Andrew Finnigan, all viola students of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and many more...
Anner Bijlsma, Nobuko Imai, Jürgen Kussmaul, Utrecht String Quartet
How to apply for the Viola Competition
Participants should have the Dutch nationality or be living in the Netherlands (including students from abroad who study at a Dutch institution). Age limit is 35 years.
Bach: two contrasting movements of one of the suites for cello solo
Louis Toebosch: Toccata for viola solo
Shostakovich: Sonata for viola and piano, first and second movement
Jürgen Kussmaul, Vera Beths, Frans van Ruth and Esther van Stralen
Please apply by sending your CV and recording of two movements of contrasting repertoire. Please state whether you would like to play with an accompanist of the CvA viola department or bring your own pianist.
Application deadline: 18 February 2013.
Please send your application to:
Clara Brons, c.brons@ ahk.nl
Conservatorium van Amsterdam
1070 LP Amsterdam