Hong Kong International Flute Competition

Competition Repertoire

  1. Repertoire and requirement of all Competition Levels are as follow:

    Solo Categories

    Level Preliminary Round set piece First Round set piece Final Round set piece
    Elite Young Flautist Group I Giuseppe Verdi – La donna è mobile

    (with repeats)

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 1)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Elite Young Flautist Group II J.C. Schickhardt – Sonata in D — Vivace, 7th movement (No repeats)

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 2)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Junior Level Heinrich Soussmann – Study No. 47 from 125 Easy Classical Studies for Flute

    (Universal Edition) (♩=76)

    W. A. Mozart – Alla Turca

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 3); OR

    Tchaikovsky – Dance of the Mirlitons from The Nutcracker Op. 71

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 4)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Intermediate Level Ernesto Koehler – Study No.9 “Allegretto” from 15 Easy Exercises, Op.33, Book 1

    (International Music Company) (♪=156)

    Giuseppe Verdi – Violetta’s Aria from La traviata

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 5); OR

    J.J Quantz – Sonata in D, QV 1:49 — I. Adagio and II. Allegro (No repeats)

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 6)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Senior Level Louis Drouet – Study No.125 from 125 Easy Classical Studies for Flute

    (Universal Edition) (♩=108)

    Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto in D, Op. 10 No. 3, RV 428, “Il Gardellino”, II. Cantabile and III. Allegro

    (Edition: ABRSM Flute Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 7); OR

    W. A. Mozart – Quartet No. 1 in D, K285, I. Allegro (No repeats)

    (Universal Edition)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Young Artist Level C.P.E. Bach – Sonata in A minor for flute solo, Wq. 132 (complete) (No repeats, ornaments okay)

    (Barenreiter Edition)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Francis Poulenc – Sonata,  FP 164 (complete)

    (Any Edition)

    Francis Poulenc – Sonata,  FP 164 (complete)

    (Any Edition)

    Contestants are required to submit one video entry ONLY for the First Round and Final Round competition. The Judging Panel will access the performance with the same video entry.
    2nd Hong Kong International Flute Competition Grand Cup J.S. Bach – Partita in A minor for solo flute BWV 1013 (Complete) (No repeats, ornaments okay)

    (Barenreiter Edition)

    *MUST be played by memory

    Sergey Prokofiev – Flute Sonata, Op.94 (complete)

    (Any Edition)

    Sergey Prokofiev – Flute Sonata, Op.94 (complete)

    (Any Edition)

    Contestants are required to submit one video entry ONLY for the First Round and Final Round competition. The Jury Panel will access the performance with the same video entry.
    Amateur (Elementary)
    • One self-selected repertoire
    • Duration: 4 minutes or below
    Amateur (Advanced)
    • Two self-selected repertoires in different style
    • Duration: 9 minutes or below

     

    Ensemble Categories

    Levels Final Round set piece

    Duet

    Duet – Junior Level W.A. Mozart – “Das klinget so herrlich” no.4, 12 Leichte Duette

    (Amadeus)

    Duet – Intermediate Level J.B. Loeillet – “Sonata no.1 Adagio and Allegro

    (Rubank Educational Library No. 178)

    Duet – Senior Level W.F. Bach – Duetto a 2 Flautti No.1

    (Kalmus)

    Duet – Young Artist Level Franz Doppler – Andante and Rondo (Arr. Rampal)

    (International Music Company)

    Quartet

    Quartet – Junior Level J.S. Bach – Minuet (Arr. Emil Eck)

    (Belwin Instrumental)

    Quartet – Intermediate Level Manfred Hilger – Variations on the famous minuet by Luigi Boccherini for four flutes

    (Barenreiter)

    Quartet – Senior Level W.A. Mozart – Divertimento, K.138

    (Falls House Press)

    *Contestants can use C flute to substitute alto parts or bass parts.

    Quartet – Young Artist Level Claude Debussy – Deux Arabesques

    (Barenreiter)

    Other Ensemble

    Flute Ensemble With Other Instruments
    • Repertoire: Classical Flute Ensemble Repertoire except Flute Concerto
      (Please submit the name and score of the repertoire during the online application.)
    • Duration: 3 minutes or more
  2. To perform from memory is required for Elite Young Flautist Group I/ Elite Young Flautist Group II; To perform from memory is not required for Junior Level/ Intermediate Level/ Senior Level in the First Round. Finalists must perform from memory; To perform from memory is required for Young Artist Level and 2nd Hong Kong International Flute Competition Grand Cup in the Preliminary Round. Finalists are not required to perform from memory. To perform from memory is not required for Amateur (Elementary)/ Amateur (Advanced)/ Duet – Junior Level, Duet – Intermediate Level, Duet – Senior Level, Duet – Young Artist Level, Quartet – Junior Level, Quartet – Intermediate Level, Quartet – Senior Level, Quartet – Young Artist Level and Flute Ensemble With Other Instruments.