HARBIN ― The 6 cello finalists have today been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, in Harbin, China.
The 6 2016 cello finalists are:
- 23 year old Eun Cho from South Korea
- 22 year old Eunghee Cho from the United States
- 22 year old Christoph Croise from France
- 16 year old Luca Giovannini from Italy
- 25 year old Minji Kim from South Korea/United States
- 27 year old Mo Mo from China
For the Final round, each cello candidate will present a complete cello concerto – plus a new composition.
Open to violinists, cellists, string quartets, piano trios and piano quartets of any nationality, the 1st prize violin and cello winners will receive US $30,000.
The 2016 jury comprises: Alice Schoenfeld (Founder), Suli Xue (Artist Director), Shlomo Mintz (Violin Jury Chair), Lynn Harrell (Cello Jury Chair), Sergey Antonov, Jindong Cai, David Grimal,Judith Ingolfsson, Josephine Knight, Zhongguo Sheng, Kirill Troussov, Marianna Vasileva and the Kodaly String Quartet.
For full video playback of all rounds, visit: http://bit.ly/2aqLFIx.
The Violin Channel, as this year’s official competition media partner will be providing live rolling coverage directly from all venues. You won’t miss a beat.