Izuminomori Cello and Double Bass Festival 2001


[The report of this Festival is HERE]





PURPOSE  INTRODUCTION OF IZUMISANO CITY DATES   
PLACE  PRISE AND AWARDING   SCREENING COMMITTEE  
SCREENING / JUDGEMENT SPONSERED BY SUPPORTED BY
WITH THE COOPERATION OF APPLICATION GUIDANCE MUSIC PIECES REQUIRED
TRANSPORTATION GUIDE LODGING

PURPOSE
This contest is to be held as a main event of "Izuminomori Cello and Double Bass Festival 2001" in commemoration of the fifth anniversary of Izuminomori Hall and entering into the 21st century. Through this project, we aim to find, promote and support promising young players, and to achieve wide interaction among the players and citizens of Izumisano. With the purpose of contributing to cultural development and progress of the area, this is intended to be a contest open to the entire world to make Izumisano worthy of its title, ' The Welcome City of the World '.
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INTRODUCTION OF IZUMISANO CITY
The city of Izumisano is located in the southern part of Osaka prefecture, between Osaka and Wakayama, surrounded by its beautiful nature with Osaka bay at its north and the Izumi Mountains at its south, having a population of 98,000.In September 1994, "Kansai International Airport" was opened on the sea 5km off the coast from Izumisano city as the Asian hub airport operating 24 hours a day.As the town closest to the World, the city of Izumisano has been advancing its development with the spirit of "Izumisano, the Welcome City of the World, where people gather and the town shines" as its basic policy.Now, as the 21st century is approaching, we are pleased to announce the opening of "Izuminomori Cello and Double Bass Festival 2001" utilizing the favorable location of the town with the airport. We will be delighted to welcome as many participants as possible from both inside and outside Japan.
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DATES
May 8, 2001 (Tuesday)    1st round 
May 9, 2001 (Wednesday)   1st round 
May 10, 2001 (Thursday)   2nd round 
May 11, 2001 (Friday)     2nd round 
May 13, 2001 (Sunday)    Final contest
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PLACE
Izumisano Municipal Culture Hall ( Izuminomori Hall ) Big Hall and Small Hall 

1-295-1 Ichibahigashi,
Izumisano City, Osaka
598-0005 Japan

TEL   81-724-69-7105
FAX   81-724-69-7111

E-mail : imh@rinku.or.jp

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PRIZE AND AWARDING

Open Category The Grand Prix  Certificate of commendation
Each Section The 1st Prize  Prize 1,000,000 yen , certificate of commendation
The 2nd Prize  Prize 500,000 yen , certificate of commendation
The 3rd Prize  Prize 300,000 yen , certificate of commendation
Special Prize  Certificate of commendation
Audience Prize  Certificate of commendation

 ※Further , The Grand Prix winner will be requested to play in a recital at the next Izuminomori Cello and Double Bass Festival.

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SCREENING COMMITTEE(In randam order)

Honorary Chairman of Screening Committee  Gary Karr(Cb)  Double Bass Soloist
Chairman of The Screening Committee  Ko Iwasaki (Vc)  Professor, Southern Methodist University
 Kazuo Okuda (Cb)   Principal Double Bass, Century Orchestra Osaka
 Sumiko Kurata (Vc)  Professor, Toho Gakuen School of Music
 Christoph Henkel(Vc)   Professor, Freiburg University of Music
 Fumiaki Kono (Vc)  Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music
 Duncan McTier(Cb)  Double Bass Soloist and Professor,
 Royal Academy of Music,London
 Yoshio Nagashima (Cb)  Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music
 Ryosuke Hori (Vc)  Professor, Tokyo College of Music
   ※ The nine members of the Screening Committee will judge all the contestants.
    (Volunteer judges from the Izumisano City and other cities will serve for the second level qualifying contest.)
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SCREENING / JUDGEMENT

First round   May 8, 2001 (Tuesday) and May 9, 2001 (Wednesday)
 The judgement will be made during an open performance.
 (free entrance / no entrance of children under 6 years old is permitted.)
 The order of the performance shall be determined by the organizer.
  
Second round   May 10, 2001 (Thursday) and May 11, 2001 (Friday)
 The judgement will be made during an open performance.
 (free entrance / no entrance of children under 6 years old is permitted.)
 The order of the performance shall be determined by the organizer after the result of the first round is announced.
  
Final contest   May 13, 2001 (Sunday)
 The judgement will be made during an open performance.
 (entrance fee ¥1,000 / no entrance of children under 6 years old is permitted.)
 The order of the performance shall be determined by the draw by the competitors of the final themselves
 after the result of the second round is announced.
 ※In case of too many applications, a preliminary judgement by audio tape and/or a simultaneous judgement
  for both sections with the judges separated for each section may take place for the first round. In that
  case, the notice will be given after the application is closed.
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SPONSERED BY
  Izuminosano Foundation for Cultural Promotion
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SUPPORTED BY
  
 The Agency for Cultural Affairs
 Osaka Prefecture Government
 Izumisano City
 Izumisano City Board of Education
 Japan Federation of Musicians
 Yamaha Music Osaka
 ONGAKUNOTOMOSHA Corporation
 Fm Osaka
 Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company
 Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
 The Mainichi Newspapers Co, Ltd.
 Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
 The Yomiuri Shimbun
 Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation
 Sankei Co, Ltd.
 Kansai Telecasting Corporation
 Kobe Gakufu
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WITH THE COOPERATION OF

 All Nippon Airways co., ltd.
 ANA Gate Tower Hotel Osaka
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APPLICATION GUIDANCE
【Qualification】 
Open to all nationalities and academic background.
Participants must be at the age of between 16 and 35 years old as of January 1, 2001.

 

【Application Procedure】
Fill in the application form attached to the application guidance. Along with 2 photographs (color, 4×3 cm, bust shot / one of the two photos must be attached to the application form), the participation fee and the proof of the birthday (e.g. copy of student ID, driver's license, resident card, passport, etc.), send to the Festival Bureau by registered mail with cash. Or the participation fee may be sent by bank wire (remittance fee should be covered by the applicant) while the other documents are delivered by mail.
※No participation fee shall be returned once mailed or wired.
【Participation Fee】
Participants inside Japan 25,000 Yen
Participants from overseas US$150
Bank wire to :
    Daiwa Bank Sano branch Regular account 3883808
    Izuminomori Cello and Double Bass Festival Bureau 
    Chief of Bureau  Hiroaki Kumatoriya

 

【Application Period】
January 6 (Saturday) through February 28 (Wednesday), 2001 
The application should be received by the festival bureau no later than February 28th.

  

【Approval of Participation】 
○The participation shall be deemed approved at the time all the required documents including the application form along
  with the participation fee are received by the festival bureau. However, if the presentation of the musical score is required
  after the application form is sent out, the approval will be valid at the time the required musical score is received.
○At the time the approval of the performance is given, the participation pass will be issued by the festival bureau and the
 notice will be given to each participant.
○The date and time of performance shall be noticed to each participant by the end of March past the deadline of the
  application.

 

【Notes】
○Participants must carry the participation pass throughout the entire rounds including the first, second and the final, and
  must be present at the time and place designated to be noticed later. Those who do not show up on time may disqualify.
○When an withdrawal becomes unavoidable, the notice must be given to the festival bureau immediately.
○All expenses occurred for transportation and lodging must be born by participants. However, a part of the transportation
  cost of the instruments for the participants from overseas will be subsidized. (Up to 30,000 yen for cello and up to 50,000
  yen for double bass.)
○Upon the prior request at the time of application, finding of a provision of the transportation means for the
  instrument (double bass only), practice space and the homestay lodging by volunteers during the contest period
  can be assisted. However, the request may be declined when there are too many requests.
○For the non-Japanese participants with their residence outside Japan, an official accompanist can be arranged
  upon request at the time of application.
○No contact to the jury members through the entire period of contest is permitted.

 

【Inquiry and Application】
The Cello and Double Bass Festival Bureau Izuminomori Hall
C/O Izumisano Foundation for Cultural Promotion
1-295-1 Ichibahigashi,Izumisano City 598-0005 Japan
TEL 81-724-69-7105
FAX 81-724-69-7111
E-mail imh@rinku.or.jp
URL http://www.city.izumisano.osaka.jp/imh/

 

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MUSIC PIECES REQUIRED

◎The repertoire for Violoncello section
   
  1st.Round       (1)J.Haydn       Concerto No.2 D-Dur Hob.Zb-2 1st.Mov.
   with Cadenza 
    (2)D.Popper    No.13 Etude from the High School of Cello Playing
 
  2nd.Round      (1)J.S.Bach   one Suite of No.4,no.5、No.6 from Sechs Suiten
  only Praeludium, Allemande, Sarabande (with repeat)
   (2)H.Dutilleux   3 Strophes sur le nom de Sacher
   (3)R.Schumann   Adagio and Allegro
 
  Final Round    One piece from (1)(2)(3)
    (1)P.Tchaikovsky  Rococo Variations Op.33  
    (2)E.Elgar   Concerto e-moll Op.85
    (3)A.Dvorak  Concerto h-moll Op.104
 

◎The repertoire for Double Bass section

   The mensur of instrument should be longer than 102 centimeter and all pieces should be played with A Tuning.
 

  1st.Round     One piece from each group. 
   (1) David Ellis    Sonata
      Nicholas Maw    "The Old King's Lament"
      Vincent Persichetti    Parable Op.131
      Emil Tabakov    Motivy
      Julien Francoix Zbinden    Hommage a J.S.Bach
      Satoshi Suzuki    ESSAY 3.
 
     (2) Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf    Konzert E-Dur
      Domenico Dragonetti    Konzert A-Dur
      Anton Hoffmeister    Konzert Nr.1 D-Dur
      Johann Matthias Sperger    Konzert Nr.2 D-Dur
      JohannVanhal    Konzert D-Dur
      ( All Concertos with Cadenzas as own composition also acceptable
       but in this case, before playing the munuscript should be stated.)
   
  2nd. Round     One piece from each group.
    (1) Klaus Dillmann    Sonata e-moll
       Genzmer    Sonata e-moll
       Paul Hindemith    Sonata
       Tetsuo Kawakami    Sonata
       Adolf Misek    Sonata Nr.1 or Nr.2
       Vilmos Montag    Sonata e-moll
       Frank Proto    Sonata "1963"
       Norbert Sprongl    Sonata No.2 Op.132
           
    (2) G.Bottesini      Capriccio di Bravura
           Elegie in Re & Tarantella
       Grand Allegro alla Mendelssohn
   Variations on the Thema from "Nel cor piu non mi sento"
   Fantasia sul La Sonnambula
       R.Gliere    Prelude & Scherzo
   Intermezzo & Tarantella
  
    (3) Free     Less than 10 minutes (one piece)
   The titel should be stated with the application.
 
   
  Final Round         One concert from   
      G.Bottesini         Konzert Nr.1 or Nr.2

 

【Notes】
○The change of the piece to be performed is not allowed once the application is made.
○The free choice of the music for the double bass contest should be a different one from the compulsory piece
  performed for the first and second rounds.
○The performance should be made from memory in all rounds.
○The musical score will not be returned once submitted.
○The order of the performance will go along with the order of the list of compulsory pieces.
○The accompaniment must be made by piano only.
○The performance during the first and second rounds may be stopped in the middle of the piece.
  However, it will not affect the judgement.
 
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TRANSPORTATION GUIDE
 ○From Shin-Osaka station
Shin-Osaka
 
 ⇒
 
 <Underground Midosuji-line 15 min.> ⇒ Namba ⇒ <Nankai Railway Wakayama-line
  Kyuko(Express) 35 min.> ⇒ Izumisano
  
 <JR Tokaido-line 5 min.> ⇒  Osaka  ⇒ <JR Kanjo-line 20 min.> ⇒ Tennoji 
 ⇒<JR Hanwa-line or Kansai airport-line Kaisoku(express) 35 min.> ⇒ Kumatori

 ○From Kansai airport
       Kansai airport ⇒ <Nankai Railway Kanku-lineKyuko (Express) 10 min.> ⇒ Izumisano

   ※From Nankai-line Izumisano station to Izuminomori Hall, 5 minutes by taxi, or the second stop "Izumisano
     shiyakushomae" (city hall) by bus from bus terminal no. 3 and/or 4 heading to "OsakaTaiiku Daigakumae
     yuki" (Osaka Sport University).
   ※From JR Kumatori station to Izuminomori Hall, 5 minutes by taxi, or "Izumisano shiyakushomae" (city hall)
     stop by bus from bus terminal no.3 heading to "Izumisano ekimae yuki"(Izumisano station).

   ♪MAP

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LODGING

○ANA Gate Tower Hotel Osaka
  1 Ohrai-kita, Rinku, Izumisano-city    TEL 81-724-60-1111
○Kansai Airport Washington Hotel
  1-7 Ohrai-kita, Rinku, Izumisano-city    TEL 81-724-61-2222
○Kanku Hineno Station Hotel
  4066 Hineno, Izumisano-city    TEL 81-724-60-1911
○Holiday Inn Kansai International Airport
  3-3-34 Ichiba-nishi, Izumisano-city    TEL 81-724-69-1112
 
  ※A special discount is available for the participants of the "Izuminomori International Contest" at
    the above listed hotels.
  ※A request form for the hotel reservation shall be delivered to participants from the festival bureau
    at a later date.
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