July 14, 2005

PADUA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION 2005 – M. PAAR SEMI-FINALIST

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At the major Intenational competiton Soloist with Orchestra, which took place in Padua, Italy from July 12 till July 14, Mihael Paar entered the semifinals as one of the seven chosen competitors, all of which successfully passed the first round of the competition. The programme he performed in the first stage included Cappricio op.1/4 by Paganini, Fantasy on Traviata by Lovreglio, and the first movement from Weber’s 2nd Concerto in E-flat major, whereas the third movement of the Concerto – Alla Pollaca was his programme in the next stage. Out of 20 wind-instrument players, the following competitors made through the semis: clarinetists Satoko Tsujimoto (Jpn) & Mihael Paar (Cro), saxophonists Chia-Chia Wu (Tw) & Nikola Fabijanić (Cro), flutists Dinara Bizurmayeva (Kaz) & Elena Stojčeska (Mac) and oboist Tona Paolino (Ita). The finales, in the form of a gala-concert, is going to take place on December 28 with the Symphony Orchestra and the finalists S.Tsujimoto and E.Stojčeska who will compete for the awards of the jury, critique and the audience.