Finalists Announced at Lithuania's 2021 Heifetz Violin Competition

The final round of this year's competition will be held on May 26 and 27 and streamed live on The Violin Channel

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The 2021 International Jascha Heifetz Competition for Violinists announced its 6 final round candidates.

The finalists are:

  • Javier Comesaña (Spain)
  • Manon Galy (France)
  • Amia Janicki (Switzerland)
  • Lorenz Karls (Sweden)
  • Eva Rabchevska (Ukraine)
  • Leonard Toschev (Germany)

The first prize winner of this year's competition will receive €10,000.

Qingzhu Weng from China was awarded this year's special prize for the best interpretation of Giedrius Kuprevičius' “The Strings and Fingers.”

The 2021 jury comprises Gidon Kremer, Isabelle Van Keulen, Sergej Krylov, Rūta Lipinaitytė, Svetlana Makarova, and Rusnė Mataitytė.

Previous major prize winners include VC Young Artists Dmytro Udovychenko and Rennosuke Fukuda.

As the competition's official international broadcaster, all rounds will be streamed live on The Violin Channel. You won't miss a beat.