Timeline & prizes​

The international competition will take place in two rounds:

First round will take place online on the website of the competition between 20th January and 25th May 2020. During this period the participants can send their video applications on the competition address / IV Catedory – must send their applications until 25th May 2020 because of the symphonic orchestra preparation rehearsals/. During this period the participants can send their video applications on the competition address. After the completion of applications an international jury will meet and grade the videos.

The competitors will be given a gold, silver or bronze award according to their points.

All the participants will receive a certificate for participation at the 4. International Competition for Young Musicians Oskar Rieding / Performers – Composers/.

The citations and certificates for participation will be sent to participants by post or by e-mail.

A pedagogue and a piano accompanist will also receive a certificate for participation of a student at a competition.

The Gold Award

is given to the competitors who achieve between 90 and 100 points.

The Silver Award

is given to the competitors who achieve between 80 and 89 points.

The Bronze Award

is given to the competitors who achieve between 70 and 79 points

Diploma (example)

Oskar Rieding diploma 2020

FINALE CONCERTS

“FOUR SEASONS FOR OSKAR RIEDING”

The 15 gold award winners chosen by the Jury from all categories will be invited to play at the FINAL CONCERTS during the 2020 as listed below:

 

GALA FINALISTS CONCERT “SPRING”

with Symphonic Orchestra Grex Symphoniacorum of Ljubljana University

National Hall Celje (the date will be announced later)

Slovene Philharmonie Ljubljana (the date will be announced later)

 

GALA FINALISTS CONCERT “SUMMER”

with Ljubljana String Ensemble

Historic Hall of the Institute of Musicology at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (the date will be announced later)

 

GALA FINALISTS CONCERT “AUTUMN”

with Ljubljana String Ensemble

Štatenberg Castle (the date will be announced later)

 

GALA FINALISTS CONCERT “WINTER”

with Ljubljana String Ensemble

Crystal Hall Rogaška Slatina (the date will be announced later)

 

*The theme of the 2020 edition of the Competition is “THE FOUR SEASONS for Oskar Rieding”.

 

The 4 final concerts will take place during four 2020 seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter Gala Finalists Concerts.

Each concert will take place at eminent concert hall in Slovenia. This way the participants can present themselves also to the wider Slovenian audience. And talented young performers – composers will continue the tradition of Oskar Rieding who was a unique and well known performer – composer himself.

Videos and promotion of finalists:

each final concert performance will be recorded and videos will be available on the official youtube channel of competition.

 

It is desirable for each category to follow the idea of this year edition, which is: “FOUR SEASONS for Oskar Rieding”.

Try to connect your music with the season, which is represented by your category.

 

Finalists will also recieve special prizes and additional concert engagements as followed:

Concert engagements

  • special concert award of the Ljubljana Chamber Ensemble
  • special concert prize of the Musicological Institute ZRC SAZU
  • special concert prize of the Zagreb Chamber Orchestra
  • special concert prize of the National Opera House of Varaždin – Croatia
  • special concert prize of the Ars Nova Academy of Music Trieste – Italy
  • special concert prize of the Symphony Orchestra of the Grex Symphoniacorum of the University of Ljubljana
  • special concert prize of the Russian Culture and Science Centre in Ljubljana

Special prizes

  • special prize from Grand Hotel Rogaška Slatina – Crystal Hall
  • special prize “Happy Notes” for the youngest finalist
  • a special prize from Mrs Zhanna Matyunina – sponsor of the Competition: one-time scholarship worth 500 Eur
  • special prize from the Ruslania online bookstore
  • 2 vouchers worth 50 Eur for online sheet music shopping at www.ruslania.com
  • special prize from the  Society of Slovene Composers
  • the prize for the best stage performance according to the public
  • special prize from RTV Slovenija – Radio ARS
  • special prize from Viva La Musica Avgustin d.o.o.
  • special prize from VIDEOMASTER video production
  • Sponsor of competition THERMANA LAŠKO d.o.o. presents to all finalists of the 4. International Competition for Young Musicians Oskar Rieding tickets for free swimming in the thermal complex
  • special prize for a pedagogue from violin web – portal www.pizzicato.hr
  • Luthier Nikola Dervenkar is giving to one finalist VIOLINIST (performer – composer) his unique violin for free 6 month use (from 1/4 to 4/4).

The decisions of the jury are final.

The finalists will receive their prize in person at the award ceremony.