3 Violin Grand Finalists Announced at Hungary’s Bartok World Competition

The 3 Grand Finalists have been announced at the 2017 Bartok World Competition & Festival International Violin Competition

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Agnes Langer Violin Bartok Competition Cover

The 3 Grand Finalists have today been announced at the 2017 Bartok World Competition & Festival International Violin Competition – in Budapest, Hungary.

The 2017 Grand Finalists are:

  • Ágnes Langer (25, Hungary)
  • Cosima Soulez Lariviere (20, France)
  • Ririko Takagi (21, Japan)

In the Grand Final round, each candidate will present a major violin concerto – with conductor János Kovács and the Hungarian Radio Symphony.

Open to candidates of any nationality aged 30 years or younger, the 1st prize winner will receive €22,000 (US $24,000) – plus a number of important performance and recording opportunities.

The 2017 jury comprises: Salvatore Accardo, Baráti Kristóf, Kelemen Barnabás, Qian Zhou, Takashi Shimizu, Joel Smirnoff, Szabadi Vilmos, Krzysztof Wegrzyn and Ivan Zenaty.

Live-streaming of the Grand Final will be available at: http://bit.ly/2wx9hEd

PICTURED: 2017 Bartok World Competition Finalist, 25 year old Ágnes Langer from Hungary 

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