1. 1st round

    Each Candidate performs two works in the following order:

    1. Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite BWV 1011 – Prelude – reference urtext, transposition and phrasing on candidate’s choice

    2. A work chosen from the following list:

    Roger Boutry: Divertimento – ed. Leduc
    Alfred Desenclos: Prélude, Cadence et Finale – ed. Leduc
    Claude Pascal: Sonatine – ed. Durand
    Lucie Robert: Cadenza – ed. Billaudot
    Pierre Sancan: Lamento et Rondo – ed. Durand

  2. 2nd round

    The Candidate performs three works:

    1. Krešimir Seletković: PORTRAITS – ed. Academy of Music University of Zagreb. Download PDF here. The Candidate will receive the printed version of the work upon arrival to Zagreb without extra payment.

    2. A Sonata chosen from the following list:

    William Albright: Sonata – ed. Peters
    Fernande Decruck: Sonata – ed. Billaudot
    Edison Denisov: Sonata – ed. Leduc
    Jindřich Feld: Sonata – ed. Leduc
    Jeanine Rueff: Sonata for Saxophone Alto Solo – ed. Leduc
    Anđelko Klobučar: Sonata – ed. HDS

    3. The work of the Candidate’s choice (solo or piano acc.) If the chosen work is with piano accompaniment and the pianist, after having seen the score, comes to the conclusion that one rehearsal is insufficient for quality performance, the Candidate will be asked to propose another work.


    with the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Matija Fortuna

    The Candidate performs two works in the following order:

    1. Boris Papandopulo: Saxophone Concerto – ed. MIC (in case of technical difficulties with the MIC site, contact
    2. Paul Bonneau: Caprice en forme de valse – ed. Leduc