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13th International Mozart Competition
String Quartet: Repertoire requirements

In principle we recommend that participants should use urtext editions. For works by
W. A. Mozart candidates are expected to use the New Mozart Edition.

1st Round

  • A string quartet of your own choice by J. Haydn
  • The first movement from W. A. Mozart ’s string quartet in E flat major, K. 428
  • Quartet movement in C minor, D703 by F. Schubert
  • String quartet in F major, op. 35, by M. Ravel OR
    String quartet in G minor, op 10, by C. Debussy

2nd Round

  • G. Kurtág: 12 Mikroludien for string quartet, op. 13, OR
    A. Webern: 5 movements for string quartet, op. 5
  • The first movement from the string quartet in F major, op. 59/1, by L. v. Beethoven
  • A string quartet of your choice by R. Schumann OR J. Brahms OR
    F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy

3rd Round / Finale

  • A concert programme of the candidate’s choice, including one of Mozart’s 10 string quartets (K. 387 – K. 590). Works are excluded however that were performed in the previous rounds, including the DVD preliminary round.

2019/03/12 - 2019/08/19