Applications are now open for the 2020 China international Violin Competition - to be held in Beijing, China from the 1st to the 11th of May, 2020.
Hosted by the China Conservatory of Music and the Global Music Education League, the 2020 1st prize winner will receive an unprecedented US $150,000.
2nd and 3rd prize winners will be awarded USD $75,000 and USD $30,000, respectively.
The semi-final round of the competition will be performed with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra - under the direction of Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
“Supporting future generations of artists is central to The Philadelphia Orchestra’s mission and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s vision ..." Philadelphia Orchestra Association President, Matías Tarnopolsky has said.
"Witnessing Yannick’s special connection with young pianists in last year’s competition was inspiring ... we are delighted to extend this partnership to further the training and development of young musicians and to build on our deep partnerships through music in China," he has said.
The 2020 jury will comprise: Bin Huang (Chairman), Li-guang Wang, Giovanni Angeleri, Martin Beaver, Sergej Krylov, Oleh Krysa, Lucie Robert, Victor Tretiakov and Almita Vamos.
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Applications to be received by January 31st, 2020.