Candidates Announced for Switzerland's Junior Tibor Varga Violin Competition

The competition will be held in Sion, Switzerland from the 5th to the 10th of April, 2021

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The 2021 Junior Tibor Varga International Violin Competition announced its 14 opening round candidates.

The candidates are:

  • Maya Alexandra Kasprzak (15, Germany)
  • Anais Christabel Feller (15, United States)
  • Moë Dierstein (15, Germany)
  • Leonardo González (15, Spain)
  • Annelie Ingrosso (16, Italy)
  • Oleksandra Khmara (15, Ukraine)
  • Lora Markova (17, Bulgaria)
  • Javier Alfonso Medina (18, Mexico)
  • Yukiko Okubo (16, Japan)
  • Jeremias Pestalozzi (15, Switzerland)
  • Anna Seres (16, Switzerland)
  • Yume Suzuki (17, Japan)
  • Leonard Toschev (15, Germany)
  • Anais Wu (16, Canada)

Open to violinists 14-18 years old, the 1st prize winner will receive CHF 20,000.

The 2021 jury will comprise of Pavel Vernikov (President), Alexia Eichhorn, Dong-Suk Kang and Noémie Robidas.