15th International Georg Philipp Telemann Violin Competition will be held in March 2018.


Students born later than December 31st, 1999, are eligible for the competition.


There will be two stages to the competition:

  • Stage I: Each contestant will perform one of the 12 Fantasias for Violin without Bass by Georg Philipp Telemann and one piece of the contestant’s choice for violin with piano or solo violin. Cyclic works such as suites, sonatas, concertos or parts thereof are not permitted at this stage. Performance of the selection for Stage I should last not longer than 20 minutes.
  • Stage II: Each contestant will perform the first or the second and third movements of any chosen violin concerto