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Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition Programme

Saturday 18 November Registration and Evening Recital – Thomas Riebl (viola)

Sunday 19 November Day 1 of Round 2, Daytime Master Classes with Martin Outram, Daytime Workshop – Absolute Zero Viola Quartet workshops and events for viola players of all ages and abilities and Evening Recital – Timothy Ridout (viola)

Monday 20 November Day 2 of Round 2, Master Classes with Roger Chase and Timothy Ridout, Absolute Zero Viola Quartet workshops in Birmingham Schools and Evening Recital – Robin Ireland (viola)

Tuesday 21 November Day 1 of Round 3, Daytime Master Classes with Gary Pomeroy, Absolute Zero Viola Quartet workshops in Birmingham Schools and  Evening Recital – Birmingham Conservatoire Viola Students

Wednesday 22 November Day 2 of Round 3 (finalists announced at the end), Daytime Master Classes with Matthew Jones. Workshops in Birmingham Schools and Birmingham Conservatoire from Lucy Nolan (Eblana String Trio) and Gary Pomeroy (Heath String Quartet), Evening Recital – Ettore Causa (viola),

Thursday 23 November Daytime Master Classes with Ettore Causa, Bruno Giuranna, and Thomas Riebl. Talks with Nicola Aronowitz and Bruno Giuranna. Workshops in Birmingham Schools and Birmingham Conservatoire from Lucy Nolan (Eblana String Trio) and Gary Pomeroy (Heath String Quartet). Evening Recital – Violists from across the U.K. Specialist Music Schools and Junior Conservatoires.

Friday 24 November Final Round (evening), Lunchtime Recital – Juliette Kowalski (RNCM Winner of Cecil Aronowitz Prize), Florian Leonhard Talk, Robin Ireland Daytime Masterclasses and Round 4 (final) at 7pm