This recital competition is for Conservatoire students of Violin, Viola, Cello or Bass, aged 19 years and over. The recital must include two or three varied pieces taken from Concerto, Sonata, Showpiece or Solo repertoire.
The Competition is on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, Central Square, NW11 7AG. Entries must be received by Monday 11th February 2019.
The festival is grateful to the generous sponsorship of D’Addario Orchestral who will award the following prizes. A cash prize of £500 will be awarded to the winner, a £100 voucher* to the second prize winner and a £50 voucher* to the third prize winner. The winner will also be invited to take part in the 2020 President’s Prize Competition, which will take place in the Autumn of 2019.
* The vouchers awarded are to be used to buy D’Addario products at special festival prices. Winners will be given these prices with their prize vouchers.
The following link shows performances from the 2018 competition together with interviews with the adjudicator The following link shows performances from the 2018 D’Addario String Prize Competition together with interviews with the adjudicator, Diana Cummings, and Markus Lawrenson from D’Addario. link to the video