When

November 9-19, 2021

Where

Moscow
Gnessins' Academy of Music

Competition and Festival 2021

Welcome to the 7th Frauchi International Competition! It will be held from September 1 through November 13, 2021. First Round will be held online in virtual format from September 1, 2021 through September 15, 2021, Second and Final Rounds – offline in live format from November 9 through November 13, 2021. This year, the total value of the prizes exceeds 35,000 euros; also all those foreign and non-resident participants of the Competition who are advanced to the Third Round will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of costs paid for travelling from their place of residence (de facto residence) to the city of Moscow and back. Frauchi International Competition is held biannually. In the 'non-competitional' years the Alexander Frauchi Foundation is organizing «Frauchi-Gala» festivals.

 

Competition

During the competitions of 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019 the prize-winners of the first prizes were Tengyue (TY) Zhang, Rovshan Mamedkuliev and Artyom Dervoed, of the second prizes – Pavel Kukhta, Konstantin Okudzhava, Anton Baranov, Vera Danilina, Andrea de Vitis and Marko Topchii.
 

Festival

During the 'competitional' years, the stars of the festivals were Roland Dyens, Marcin Dylla, Aniello Desiderio, Zoran Dukic, Sergio and Odair Asad, Roberto Aussel, Pavel Steidl, Leo Brouwer, Ricardo Gallen, Dmitry Murin, Dimitri Illarionov, and many others.
 

Frauchi-Gala

The stars of the Frauchi-Gala festivals (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020) were Zoran Dukic, Denis Azabagic, Aniello Desiderio, Rafael Aguirre, Carlo Marchione, Andrea de Vitis, TY Zhang, Artyom Dervoed, Dimitri Illarionov, Frauchi Guitar Quartet and many others.

Jury and Artists

FRAUCHI International Guitar Competition

Anastassia
Bardina

Member of the Jury

Jeremy
Jouve

MEMBER OF THE JURY / ARTIST

Nikolay
Komolyatov

Member of the Jury

Honored Artist of Russia, professor. Many of his students became laureates of international competitions.

Dimitri
Illarionov

Member of the Jury, Artistic Director of the Competition and Festival

Eugeny
Finkelstein

Member of the Jury

Ricardo
Gallen

MEMBER OF THE JURY / ARTIST

Artyom
Dervoed

Artist

Rovshan
Mamedkuliev

MEMBER OF THE JURY / ARTIST

Petrit
Ceku

MEMBER OF THE JURY / ARTIST

Schedule

Competition and Festival

16:00 - 18:00

Registration of the competitors / draw procedure


16:00–18:00 – Gnessins’ Russian Academy of Music – Registration of the competitors / draw procedure.

11:00 - 15:00

Second Round of the Competition (Day 1)


11:00–12:30 – Shuvalov’s Musical Drawing Room – Second Round of the Competition

12:30–13:30 – Break. Yamaha and D’Addario presentation feat. Artyom Dervoed

13:40–15:00 – Shuvalov’s Musical Drawing Room – Second Round of the Competition

19:00

Concert: FRAUCHI GALA Tickets

Jeremy Jouve, Ricardo Gallen, Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Evgeni Finkelstein, Anatoly Izotov, Vladimir Mityakov

Concert Hall of the Gnessins’ Russian Academy of Music

Frauchi Gala Concert:

Jeremy Jouve, Ricardo Gallen, Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Evgeni Finkelstein, Anatoly Izotov, Vladimir Mityakov.
«Nizhny Novgorov Soloists» Chamber Orchestra, conductor – Andrey Rein

 

11:00 - 16:00

Second Round of the Competition (Day 2)


11:00–13:00 – Shuvalov’s Musical Drawing Room – Second Round of the Competition

13:00–14:00break

14:00–16:00Shuvalov’s Musical Drawing Room – Second Round of the Competition

19:00

Concert: GRAND TOURNAMENT – Illarionov, Dervoed, Ceku TICKETS

Dimitri Illarionov, Artyom Dervoed, Petrit Ceku, Russian Philharmonic – Moscow City Symphony

19:00Moscow Internationsl House of Music – «GRAND TOURNAMENT – Illarionov, Dervoed, Ceku»

Russian Philharmonic Moscow City Symphony, conductor– Sergey Tararin

Host of the show – Artyom Wahrhaftig

Bach, Vivaldi, Boccherini, Albeniz, Piazzolla, Zelenskiy, Rodrigo

11:00 - 17:00

Masterclasses

Petrit Ceku, Jeremy Jouve, Ricardo Gallen

Shuvalov’s Musical Drawing Room

11:00–13:00Petrit Ceku (Kosovo)

13:00–15:00Jeremy Jouve (France)

15:00–17:00Ricardo Gallen (Spain)

 

11:00 - 16:00

FInalists’ rehearsal with orchestra

FIve finalists of the Competition + OpensoundOrchestra

11:00–16:00Cathedral chamber – Rehearsal of the finalists with OpensoundOrchestra

10:30 - 11:30

Soundcheck for the finalists with OpensoundOrchestra


Cathedral chamberSoundcheck for the finalists with OpensoundOrchestra

12:00 - 16:00

Final Round of the Competition


12:00–16:00 – Cathedral chamber Final Round of the Competition

The Final Round is held with OpensoundOrchestra, conductor – Stanislav Malyshev

 

 

21:00 - 22:30

Concert: Musical fireworks in honor to the Winners of the Competiton

Petrit Ceku, Ricardo Gallen, Jeremy Jouve, Dimitri Illarionov and Boris Andrianov, and the WINNER OF THE COMPETITION

21:00 – Cathedral chamberConcert: Musical fireworks in honor to the Winner of the Competiton

Petrit Ceku, Ricardo Gallen, Jeremy Jouve, Dimitri Illarionov and Boris Andrianov, and the WINNER OF THE COMPETITION

19:00

Concert: Kupinski Guitar Duo

Ewa Jablczynska, Dariusz Kupinski

19:00 – Cathedral chamberKupinski Guitar Duo concert

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Venues and addresses

Competition and Festival

Venue

Concert Hall of Gnessins’ Russian Academy of Music

The Concert Hall of the Gnessins’ Russian Academy of Music is placed just in the center of the capital. It is rightfully considered to be one of the best concert halls of the city. There is an excellent acoustics in the hall, and it is provided for concerts, as well as for theater performances. All these facts combining with its comfort make this hall convenient for the performance of different measures: solemn ceremonies, national holidays and corporate meetings. Student opera performances took place in this hall from the very beginning of its existence. The modern audio equipment allows making quality records of concerts, and magnificent lighting engineering creates any required atmosphere in the hall. There are several concert grands (including Steinway & Sons and Yamaha) in the hall. Also, an electronic mutlimanual organ manufactured by Makin is installed in the hall.

1 Malyi Rzhevsky Lane, Moscow, 121069

«Musical living room» at Shuvalova House

30 Povarskaya St., Moscow, 121069

Small Hall of Conservatory

The Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory is one of the finest chamber halls in the capital and many great masterpieces of music have been heard within its walls. With nearly ideal acoustical properties, the Small Hall is renowned for its chamber concerts featuring leading performers of the present day.

The opening of the Small Hall took place on October 25, 1898, with “A Musical Morning in Memory of Pyotr Tchaikovsky”, marking the fifth anniversary of the great Russian composer’s death. Until 1959, the Small Hall housed an organ made by Friedrich Ladegast which was given to the Moscow Conservatory in 1886. The present organ was built in the former German Democratic Republic by Alexander Schuke Potsdam Orgelbau GmbH.

The Small Hall plays host to class evenings of the Conservatory, festivals and competitions, including sessions of the International Tchaikovsky Competition.

By decision of the Conservatory’s Board of Academics in November 2006, the building in which the Small Hall is housed (the First Academic Building) was named in honor of the composer Sergei Taneyev.

13 bldg. 6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya St., Moscow, 125009

Pillar Hall of the House of the Unions

Between 1784 and 1787 the original building was redesigned and rebuilt by Russian architect Matvey Kazakov. In particular, Kazakov added the monumental Pillar Hall in place of the interior courtyard of the building. The hall was named after 28 internal Corinthian columns, all wood with white faux marble finish.

In 1860 Russian Musical Society began a tradition of symphony concerts in the Pillar Hall. Their organizer and conductor was Nikolai Rubinstein.

Today the building’s appearance is still very close to Kazakov’s original, despite numerous exterior alterations (the last of which was made in 1903-1908).

 

1 Bolshaya Dmitrovka St., Moscow, 125009

Moscow Planetarium

The Moscow Planetarium has become one of the biggest and brightest stars on the Moscow museum circuit, now incorporating all kinds of high-tech gadgetry, interactive exhibits and educational programs. The centerpiece is the Large Star Hall (the biggest in Europe!), with its 25m silver dome roof, a landmark which is visible from the Garden Ring.

5 bld. 1, Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Str., Moscow 123242

Additional details

Alexander Frauchi International Guitar Competition is held biannually. In the 'non-competitional' years the Alexander Frauchi Foundation is organizing «FRAUCHI-GALA» festivals.