Finalists Announced at 2018 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition

The 6 ensembles progressing to the Grand-Final stage of the 2018 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition have been announced

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GOLDMUND QUARTETT

The 6 ensembles progressing to the Grand-Final stage of the 2018 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition have today been announced at the Australian National Academy of Music – in Melbourne, Australia.

The 2018 String Quartet Grand-Finalists are:

  • Callisto Quartet (United States)
  • Eliot Quartett (Austria/Russia/Germany)
  • Goldmund Quartett (Germany)

The 2018 Piano Trio Grand-Finalists are:

  • Amatis Piano Trio (Netherlands, Germany/United Kingdom)
  • Trio Gaon (Germany/South Korea)
  • Trio Marvin (Russia/Kazakhstan/Germany)

Open to international string quartets and piano trios, whose members are under the age of 35, the Grand Prize winning ensemble will receive AUD $30,000a Musica Viva Australian recital tour – plus a number of significant career development opportunities.

The 2018 jury comprises: Sonia SimmenauerIan MunroSimin GanatraGerhard SchulzYura LeeAlasdair Tait and Kyril Zlotnikov.

Previous prize winners include: The Noga Quartet, Giocoso String Quartet and the Linos Piano Trio.

 

PICTURED: 2018 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION GRAND-FINALISTS, GOLDMUND QUARTETT

 

PHOTO CREDIT: MIKE KEATING

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