BREAKING | Finalists Announced at New Zealand’s Michael Hill Violin Comp

The 3 Finalists have been announced at the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition - in Auckland, New Zealand

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The 3 Finalists have, just minutes ago, been announced at the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, in Auckland, New Zealand.

The 2017 Finalists are:

  • Benjamin Baker (26, New Zealand)
  • Ioana Cristina Goicea (24, Romania)
  • Luke Hsu (26, USA)

For the Final round, to be hosted on the evening of Saturday 10th June at the Auckland Town Hall, each of the 3 Finalists will perform a major Romantic or 20th Century violin concerto – with conductor Giordano Bellincampi and the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra.

The 2017 winner will receive NZ $40,000 (US $31,000), a recording on the Atoll label, an intensive New Zealand and Australia performance tour, a custom-designed suit or gown – and a personalised professional career development programme.

The Violin Channel will be reporting live from the Auckland Town Hall.

Rolling coverage of all 9 days available live and exclusively on The Violin Channel at: http://bit.ly/2qG0nSI

You won’t miss a beat!

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