III Competition

Cai Yuran

Yuran Cai was born in 1993 in China. Began learning to play the violin at the age of 4. In 2012 he graduated from the Central Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, in 2019 — from the Cologne University of Music and Dance (Germany), then studied for one year at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, class of Alissa Margulis (Belgium), and from 2020 to 2022 he studied at the Folkwang University of the Arts (Essen, Germany). Currently studying at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium). He has performed at the Grand Hall and Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Lyon Conservatory, the Shenzhen Grand Theater, the Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik. Has attended the master classes of Viktor Tretyakov, Evgenia Chugaeva, Patinka Kopec.
1st round
J. S. Bach. Adagio and Fuga from Sonata for Violin solo No. 1 G minor, BWV 1001
N. Paganini. Caprice No. 17 E-flat major, Op. 1
F. Kreisler. Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice for Violin solo, Op. 6

2nd round
C. Franck. Sonata for Violin and Piano A major, FWV 8
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Romance Op. 6, No. 1
M. Ravel. «Tzigane», Concert Rhapsody for Violin and Piano, М 76

3rd round
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Trio élégiaque for Piano, Violin and Cello No. 1 G minor, TN 34
W. A. Mozart. Violin Concerto No. 4 D major, KV 218

4th round
J. Sibelius. Violin Concerto D minor, Op. 47