Lithuanian Ministry of Education / Organizing Committee / B.Dvarionas Music School / Balys Dvarionas charity foundation
Every two years
Three age groups: up to 12, up to 16 and up to 20
The competition is open to pianists and string players from regular music schools and from schools for musical professional development in Lithuania.
Different stylistic époques and a piece by Balys Dvarionas must be included in the programme. The time limits vary for the different age groups.
For two instruments HARP and VIOLA the competition is open (open for international participants)
For all other instruments – piano and string instruments (violin, cello, double bass, kanklės and guitar) the competition is for national aprticipants only.
Application form (in Lithuanian)
The competitors must perform:
– at least one Baroque or Classical work,
– at least one Romantic or Contemporary work,
– at least one Balys Dvarionas composition.
The performance must have the following durations:
Group “A” – from 10 to 20 minutes;
Group “B” – from 15 to 25 minutes;
Group “C” – from 20 to 30 minutes.
No ranking between the prize winners – only laureates, diploma holders, special prizes and those who do not succeed.