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Finalists Announced at ARD Violin Competition – Inc. VC Young Artist Sarah Christian

The 3 Finalists have been announced at the 2017 ARD International Violin Competition – including VC Young Artist Sarah Christian

The 3 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2017 ARD International Violin Competition in Munich, Germany – including VC Young Artist Sarah Christian.

The 2017 Finalists are:

  • 27 year old VC Young Artist Sarah Christian from Germany
  • 27 year old Kristine Balanas from Latvia
  • 23 year old Andrea Obiso from Italy

Open to violinists of any nationality born between 1988 and 2000, the 1st prize winner will receive €10,000 (US $11,500).

Full streaming and playbacks of the Semi-Final and Final Rounds available live and exclusively on The Violin Channel.

For the Final stage, each candidate will present either the Barber, Bartok 1st or Prokofiev 1st Violin Concerto - with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

The 2017 jury comprises: Mauricio Fuks (Chairperson), Pierre Amoyal, Hae-Sun Kang, Tasmin Little, Benjamin Schmid, Isabelle van Keulen and Erez Ofer.

Previous ARD top prize winners include Christian Tetzlaff, Igor Ozim, Gerhard Hetzel, Dora Schwarzberg – and VC Artist Bomsori Kim.

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