5th International French Horn Competition 2020 programme

The programme of the 5th Lieksa Brass Week French Horn Competition (Holger Fransman in memoriam) is published. The competition will take place from the 23rd to the 29th of July 2020 in Lieksa, Finland.

First round

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Concert Étude for Solo Horn (Chester Music)
Robert Schumann: Adagio und Allegro (G. Henle Verlag)

Second round

Ludwig van Beethoven: Horn Sonata in F major, Op. 17 (G. Henle Verlag)
Francis Poulenc: Elegie (Chester Music)
Franz Strauss: Nocturno, op. 7 (Universal Edition)

Final round 

Richard Strauss: Horn concerto No. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)


The final round will be played with Joensuu City Orchestra.

Registration to the competition is open.

More information about the competition here.