Competitors in the live rounds

Kocsardy Nicolette

No. 21

11 December 1987

United States / Hungary

 

Nicolette Kocsardy, born in Hollywood, Florida to Hungarian parents, started playing the violin at the age of three and continued her musical studies in Indiana, Kent (US) and California and is currently pursuing a second master’s degree at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music under the direction of Vilmos Szabadi. Nicolette is the prize winner of many competitions including the gold medallist recipient of the University Interscholastic League Solo and Ensemble Contest, the Grand Prize at the Lewisville Lake Symphony and Northeast Symphony Competitions. She has performed as a soloist with several orchestras including the Lewisville Lake Symphony, Northeast Symphony, Kent State Orchestra, and the UCLA Symphony Orchestra. She has given solo recitals in the U.S., Canada and Hungary.

 

Repertoire

 

Preliminary

Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1, BB 94

J. S. Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1 G minor, BWV 1001 – 2. Fuga

 

Semi-final

Bartók: Sonata for Solo Violin, BB 124 – 1. Tempo di ciaccona

Ravel: Tzigane

Dohnányi: Sonata for Violin and Piano in C-sharp minor, Op. 21 – 1. Allegro appassionato

 

Final

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218

 

Grand Final

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77