The 6 Finalists have today been announced at the 2016 inaugural Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, in Shanghai, China – including VC Young Artist Richard Lin.
The 2016 Finalists are:
- VC Young Artist Richard Lin (United States/Taiwan)
- Mayu Kishima (Japan)
- Sergei Dogadin (Russia)
- Stefan Tarara (Germany)
- Ming Liu (China)
- Sirena Huang (United States)
The 1st prize winner will receive an unprecedented US $100,000.
“My father would be very proud of you,” Jury Co-Chairman David Stern has told all 18 Semi-Finalists.
The judges scores for those eliminated from the Semi-Final stage, can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2byXFGH.
The 2016 jury comprises: David Stern (Co-Chairperson) Vera Tsu Weiling (Co-Chairperson), Boris Kuschnir, David Cerone, Daniel Heifetz, Zakhar Bron, Maxim Vengerov, Martin Engstroem, Emmanuel Hondré, Elmar Oliveira, Jian Wang, Zhenshan Wang and Lina Yu.