The 3 Finalists have today been announced at the 2019 Valsesia International Violin Competition – in Varallo, Italy.
The 2019 Finalists are:
- Asako Iimori (23, Japan)
- Vikram Sedona (18, Italy)
- Rok Zaletel Černoš (20, Slovakia)
Open to international violinists aged 37 and younger, the 1st prize winner will receive €8,000 - plus a number of important performance opportunities.
The 2019 jury comprises: Hubbert Stuppner, Luis Rafael Salomon, Vincenzo Balzani and Lindita Hoxha.
Previous 1st prize winners include: Roman Simovic, Antal Szalai - and VC Artists Rennosuke Fukuda, Fedor Rudin and Nikita Boriso-Glebsky.