Online Bach Competition 2020

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Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre

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Now in its eleventh year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Bach Competition is dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach.

The competition repertoire will consist of any works of J.S. Bach not exceeding 10 minutes in total duration.

Melbourne Recital Centre has now announced that the Centre will be closed until June 30. Through this extended closure, Melbourne Recital Centre continues to play its part in helping to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Victoria and keeping the community safe.

Melbourne Recital Centre is delighted to announce that the 2020 Bach Competition will be online. The results will be announced the week commending Monday 15 June.

Please see entry tab for entry information, competing guidelines and an application form.

The 2020 Bach Competition is supported by Richard Mills AM, Martine Letts, Maria Johnson, and Vivienne Ritchie.

COMPETITION ENTRY

Melbourne Recital Centre’s Online Bach Competition dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach is now open for entries.

Entrants will compete for the Richard Mills Prize of $2000 plus additional encouragement prizes and a performance opportunity in 2021. This competition is open to any instrument/s soloists, duos or small ensembles 17 years of age and under (at 1 January 2020). A minimum performance level of AMEB Grade 5 or equivalent is expected. Competition repertoire will consist of any works of J.S. Bach not exceeding 10 minutes in total duration. The Competition Final Judging round will be held online with a panel of professional musicians on Sunday 14 June 2020.

Please download the competition guidelines for further application in formation. Online registrations close Tuesday 19 May 2020. To apply, complete the online application form below.

APPLY NOW

Competition applications close Tuesday 19 May 2020 at midnight.

For all other enquiries please contact 03 9699 2228 during business hours or email bachcompetition@melbournerecital.com.au