Finalists Announced at Hannover Comp – Including 1 VC ‘Young Artist’


The 6 Finalists at 2015 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, have just minutes ago been announced, in Hannover, Germany – including VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin.

The 2015 Finalists are:

  • VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin (Taiwan/United States)
  • Amalia Hall (New Zealand)
  • Sergei Dogadin (Russia)
  • Benjamin Marquise Gilmore (The Netherlands/United States)
  • Shion Minami (Japan)
  • Ayana Tsuji (Japan)




The final round will be held on the evenings of the 8th and 9th of October – with the 1st prize winner will receive €50,000 (US $57,000), a CD recording on the Naxos label, the 3 year loan of a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin – and a number of important international performance opportunities.

The Violin Channel, as this year’s official media partner, will be providing live streaming and behind the scenes coverage of the Final round – direct from the venue.

You won’t miss a beat.

PICTURED: 2015 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Finalist, VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin from Taiwan/United States