Competition Terms

International Violin Competition Stuttgart of the Guadagnini Foundation

In the period from 19th February 2024 to 26th February 2024 the Guadagnini Foundation is organising the 2nd International Violin Competition Stuttgart (Competition).

1. Entitlement to participation

Violinists of all nationalities born after 31 July 1994 are entitled to participate.

2. Registration start and deadline

Registration will be possible online from 1 February 2023 via the website muvac.com. The registration deadline is 31 July 2023:
https://www.muvac.com/guadagnini-stiftung

3. Notification of admission to the Competition

All registered participants will receive a notification of admission to the Competition by e-mail by 1 October 2023.

4. Confirmation of participation

All those admitted to the Competition must confirm their participation in the Competition by e-mail by 14 October 2023.

5. Place of the Competition

The competition will take place in Stuttgart, Germany, in the period from 19th February 2024 to 26th February 2024.

6. Registration at the Competition Office

All Competition participants must register personally on 19 February 2024 at 6 pm at the Competition Office, State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst - HMDK), Urbanstrasse 25, 70182 Stuttgart, Germany, Room 8.28.

7. Preliminary rounds of the Competition

The preliminary rounds of the Competition will take place from 19 February 2024 to 21 February 2024 in the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst - HMDK), Urbanstrasse 25, 70182 Stuttgart

The 1st round is scheduled for Tuesday, 20 February 2024, from 9 am to 6.45 pm and for Wednesday, 21 February 2021, from 9 am to 1 pm.

The 2nd round will take place on Thursday, 22 February 2024, from 9 am to 6 pm.

8. Final round of the Competition

The final round with subsequent award ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, 25 February 2024 in the Beethovensaal Liederhalle Stuttgart.

9. Final concert

The final concert will take place on Monday, 26 February 2024, 11 am, in the Beethovensaal Liederhalle Stuttgart.

10. The prizes

The winners of the Competition will be awarded the following prizes.

1st prize: EUR 30,000 as well as a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin from 1746 for three years.

2nd prize: EUR 15,000

3rd prize: EUR 10,000

4th prize: EUR 5,000

Special price: EUR 3,000