20 | SWEDEN & AUSTRIA
Lorenz Karls was born in Vienna in 2001 into an Austrian-Swedish family. He began playing the violin at age four through the suzuki method. Since 2016, Lorenz Karls is a student at Mozarteum University Salzburg. After completing the pre-college program, he now pursues his bachelor’s degrees with Professor Benjamin Schmid. Additionally, he attended masterclasses with prestigious artists like Maxim Vengerov, Julia Fischer, and Vadim Repin.
Lorenz Karls has won numerous prizes at national and international competitions. In 2015, he received the first prize both at the Grumiaux International Competition and at the Kocian international Competition. In 2017, he won the first prize at Ilona Feher competition, and second prize at the International Telemann Violin Competition. In 2019 he won the first prize at Antonio Vivaldi international Competition and second prize at Andrea Postacchini Competition. In 2020, he received the third prize at the International Mozart Competition as well as at the Khachaturian international Competition.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 1
Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for solo violin, op. 27 No. 6
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for solo violin in G minor, BWV 1001
On stage: 28.09.2021, 10:30 a.m.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 2
Franz Schubert: Rondo in B minor, D 895
Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 1, op. 16
On stage: 30.09.2021, 5:35 p.m.
Accompanied by Miki Aoki.
SEMIFINAL ROUND 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Concert for violin and orchestra in D major, KV 218
Béla Bartók: Divertimento, Sz 113
On stage: 04.10.2021, 6:30 p.m.
SEMIFINAL ROUND 2
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita for solo violin in E major, BWV 1006 – III. Gavotte en Rondeau
Lera Auerabach: Par.ti.ta
Joseph Haydn: String quartet movement
Bo Linde: Dance Fantasy, op. 7
Johannes Brahms: Sonata for violin and piano No. 3 in D minor, op. 108
Fritz Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, op. 2
On stage: 06.10.2021, 4:15 p.m.
Manfred Trojahn: To be played in the garden
Johannes Brahms: Concert for violin and orchestra in D major, op. 77