The 6 finalists, including 21 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Fédor Roudine, have just minutes ago been announced at the Henri Marteau International Violin Competition, in Lichtenberg, Germany.
They are: VC ‘Young Artist’ Fédor Roudine (Russia/France), Misako Akama (Japan), Francisco Garcia Fullana (Spain), Minkyum Kim (South Korea), Rachel Koblyakov (USA) and Celina Kotz (Poland).
The final will be held of Friday 9th May – with the 1st prize winner to receive 10,000 EUR, a CD release with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra and a number of prestigious concert engagements.
Competition web streaming of all rounds is available at: http://bit.ly/1fK8N4a
Previous prize winners include VC ‘Young Artists’ Tobias Feldmann, Andrey Baranov, Alexandra Conunova-Dumortier and Sarah Christian.
The Violin Channel will keep you abreast of the results as the rounds progress.