Brass

Cyril Fonseca

FINALIST

Tuba
Quebec
24

Cyril Fonseca has been playing the tuba for 10 years. He studied at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal for 8 years in music performance in Pierre Beaudry’s class and pursued a master’s degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart in Germany, under Stefan Heimann and Thomas Brunmayr. He has perfected his skills with great masters such as Oysteen Baadsvik, Sergio Carolino, Gérard Buquet, Micaël Cortone d’Amore, Joe Skillen, Paul Beauchesne and Lance Nagels.

Laureate of the Governor General’s medal and recently graduating with distinction with a chamber music diploma in April 2020, he is being discovered as a soloist and chamber musician, notably at the Busan Maru International Music Festival 2018 in South Korea. Cyril is a tuba and euphonium teacher at Joseph-François-Perreault high school in Montreal, as well as at the Coop des professeurs de musique.

Repertoire Final

JOHN WILLIAMS (Born in 1932)

Concerto for tuba et orchestra (18 min. 10)

Final round

Repertoire Semifinal

DAVID McINTYRE (Born in 1950)

Tuba Sonata (12 min.)

  1. Moderato 
  2. Expressively 
  3. Energico 

BRUCE BROUGHTON (Born in 1945)

Tuba Sonata (11 min.)

  1. Allegro moderato 
  2. Aria: Andante moderato 
  3. Allegro leggero 

Stravinsky, Petrouchka

Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust, H 111: “Hungarian March”

Semifinal round