6. Schramberger Eberhard Friedrich Walcker Preis

International Organ Competition from April 6th to April 16th, 2021 in Schramberg / Germany


Preselection to be sent on CD to Rudi Schäfer before January 5th 2021
Johannes Brahms: op. 122, Herzlich tut mich verlangen (6/4) + Herzlich tut mich erfreuen
Franz List: Prelude and Fuge on BACH (2nd version from 1869 / 70)

First round on the Walcker organ in St. Maria church:
Christian Heinrich Rinck: Flute concerto F major, movements 2 and 3
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: A sonata of your choice
Robert Schumann: One or serveral fugues on BACH (op. 60) of your choice.
Overall playing time max. 30 - 35 min.

Second round on the Späth organ in Heilig Geist church:
Joseph Rheinberger: A sonata or individual movements of a sonata of your choice
Max Reger: op. 59, one or several pieces of your choice
Overall playing time max. 30 - 35 min.

Finals on the Walcker organ in St. Maria church
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: op. 37, one Prelude and Fugue
Robert Schumann: op. 56, 2 Canons of your choice
Johannes Brahms: Fuge in a flat minor
Franz Liszt: Präludium and Fugue on BACH BACH (2nd version)

Organ of Eberhard Friedrich Walcker, Ludwigsburg St. Maria chruch
Ein reference instrument of early german romantics

Michel Bouvard, Toulouse
David Franke, Freiburg
Federica Ianella, Mantua
Konstantin Volostnov, Moskau

Chairman: Ludger Lohmann, Stuttgart

1st award € 5000.-
2nd award € 3000.-
3rd award € 2000.-

Among the finalists the audience chooses the winner of the special award.

April 6th to April 11th 2021: Practice time on both organs
April 12th to April 15th 2021: 1st round and semifinals
April 16th 2021: Finals and awards ceremony

Orgel of Gebr. Späth, Ennetach in Hl. Geist church

KMD Rudi Schäfer
Tiersteinstraße 2
D-78713 Schramberg
Telefon: 07422/20329
e-mail: quintatoen@t-online.de

Favourable accomodation. Registrants for practice time and competition are provided by the organizer