In Stage 3 of the Competition, the Jury in its full composition carries out an acoustic evaluation of instruments in performance conditions.
May 11, 2021
Stage 3, 6.00-9.00 pm CEST - acoustic evaluation of instruments in chamber hall: online broadcast on YouTube Wieniawski PL
The National Museum in Poznań, the Spanish Hall
Jarosław Nadrzycki - violin
Joanna Zathey-Wójcińska - piano
1. Chromatic scale on all strings
2. J. S. Bach - Grave from Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BVW 1003 (a fragment)
3. H. Wieniawski - Fantaisie brillante on themes from Gounod's 'Faust' Op. 20 (a fragment)
May 12, 2021
Stage 3, 7.00-9.00 pm CEST - acoustic evaluation of instruments in concert hall: online broadcast on Youtube Wieniawski PL
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań Auditorium
Anna Maria Staśkiewicz - violin
Tadeusz Szeligowski Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by P. McCreesh
Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, part 1 (fragment)
In Stage 3 of the Competition, the Jury in its full composition carries out an acoustic evaluation of instruments in performance conditions. Invited violin soloists perform on particular instruments in two sessions: to the accompaniment of the piano and orchestra.
So far, this part of the Competition has been open and available to the public. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we decided to broadcast them online on our Wieniawski PL YouTube channel, with full confidentiality (the competition is anonymous).
About a reference instrument
A violin built around 1710 by Pietro Guarneri III of Mantua, known as "Pietro da Mantova", will be a reference instrument at Stage 3 of the Competition. Playing the instrument two great Polish violinists Piotr Janowski and Bartek Nizioł won International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in 1967 and 1991.
More about the violin HERE.