BREAKING | Finalists Announced at 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition

The 6 Finalists have been announced at the 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition

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The 6 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2019 Concours Musical International de Montréal – in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

The 2019 Finalists are:

  • Elli Choi (17, USA)
  • Anna Lee (24, USA/South Korea)
  • Christine Lim (24, USA/Korea)
  • Johanna Pichlmair (29, Austria)
  • Fumika Mohri (25, Japan/Germany)
  • Hao Zhou (22, USA)

 

ELLI CHOI & PHIIP CHIU | 2019 CONCOURS MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL | SEMI-FINAL ROUND

 

ANNA LEE & PHILIP CHIU | 2019 CONCOURS MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL | SEMI-FINAL
 

CHRISTINE LIM & DINA VAINSHTEIN | 2019 CONCOURS MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL | SEMI-FINAL ROUND

 

JOHANNA PICHLMAIR | 2019 CONCOURS MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL | SEMI-FINAL

 

FUMIKA MOHRI & ANGELA PARK | 2019 CONCOURS MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL | SEMI-FINAL

 

HAO ZHOU & CHIHARU LINUMA | 2019 CONCOURS MUSICAL INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL | SEMI-FINAL ROUND

 

Open to violinists of any nationality aged 29 years or younger, the 1st prize winner will receive $30,000 CAD, a $50,000 CAD career development grant, a modern instrument crafted by a number of Quebec’s finest violin and bow makers – plus a residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

The 2019 jury comprises: Zarin Mehta (President), Pierre Amoyal, Kim Kashkashian, Boris Kuschnir, Cho-Liang Lin, Mihaela Martin, Barry Shiffman, Dmitry Sitkovetsky and Pavel Vernikov.

Held triennially, previous Montreal International Violin Competition major prize winners include VC Artists Ayana TsujiBomsori KimMinami YoshidaBenjamin BeilmanNikita Borioso-GlebskyStephen Waarts, Marc Bouchkov and Fedor Rudin.

As the competition’s official 2019 international media and online broadcast partner, The Violin Channel will be providing exclusive rolling-coverage – live from all venues.

 

 

 

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