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Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition

Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition

The Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition (dedicated to the memory of the late master oboist and honorary member of the IDRS, Fernand Gillet, and to the memory of master bassoonist Hugo Fox, principal bassoonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1922-1949) is for bassoonists and oboists who have not reached their 31st birthday by the date of the final round of the competition.

2024 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition for Bassoon Repertoire:

Repertoire for the Preliminary Round:

J.S. Bach
Suite No.2 in d minor (any edition)

  • Prelude
  • Allemande (no repeats)
  • Courante (no repeats)
  • Sarabande (with both repeats)

Elizabeth Younan
Fantasia No. VIII for Solo Bassoon (Australian Music Centre)

Repertoire for the Final Round:

Elizabeth Younan
Fantasia No. VIII for Solo Bassoon (Australian Music Centre)

Ida Gotkovsky
Variations concertantes for bassoon and orchestra (Editions Musicales Transatlantiques)
Complete reduction for bassoon and piano

Tania León
Mosaicos for bassoon and piano (Peer Music)

Guiseppe Tamplini
Fantasia di bravura on motives from Donizetti’s “La Figlia del Reggimento”
for bassoon and piano
(TrevCo Music Publishing)

2024 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Contact:

Lyndon Watts, Chair
E-mail: watts@idrs.org

To be considered, all application materials must be submitted on or before March 15, 2024.

All applicants and contestants shall perform from an edition of the published printed music. Performing from illegally printed copies of any form will immediately disqualify that contestant. Legal copyright for any composition shall be determined and enforced based on the copyright laws of the United States of America, regardless of place of purchase. The use of e-tablets will be allowed only when the contestant can show (by having the original music or a receipt of purchase thereof) that they have previously obtained the published printed music prior to scanning it into the tablet.

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