Schedule Announced for 2015 Hannover International Violin Competition


The opening round competitor order for the 2015 Hannover International Violin Competition, in Hannover, Germany has been announced – including VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin.

For the preliminary round, each candidate will present 2 recitals - featuring 2 movements from a Bach Solo Sonata, a Ysaye Solo Sonata and Joachim's 'Romance' No. 2 and a Beethoven Sonata and violin showpiece of the candidate's own choice.

Wednesday, 30th September, 2015 - 2nd Recital

10.00      Yuichiro Fukuda
10.35      Vladyslava Luchenko
11.10      Rika Masato
11.45      Anite Stroh

12.50      Francesca de Pasquale
13.25      Christine Lim
14.00      Minkyum Kim

17.00      Marina Grauman
17.35      Stephen Kim
18.10      Amalia Hall
18.45      Diana Tishchenko

19.45      Yuliia Van
20.20      Hannah Cho
20.55      Hildegarde Fesneau

Thursday, 1st October, 2015 - 2nd Recital

10.00      Sergei Dogadin
10.35      Jung Min Choi
11.10      Dainis Medjaniks
11.45      Agnes Langer

12.50      Yite Xu
13.25      Nancy Zhou
14.00      Michiru Matsuyama

17.00      Benjamin Marquise Gilmore
17.35      Christina Brabetz
18.10      Joaquin Maria Gutierrez
18.45      Momo Wong

19.45      Ara Lee
20.20      Ririko Takagi
20.55      Youjin Lee

Friday, 2nd October, 2015 - 2nd Recital

10.00      Orest Smovzh
10.35      Shion Minami
11.10      Ayana Tsuji
11.45      Anna Malesza

12.50      VC 'Young Artist' Richard Lin
13.25      Clemence de Forceville
14.00      Anna Gockel

Opening Round live streaming available at:

Times listed are German local time (GMT+2)




Open to violinists of any nationality, aged between 16 to 27, 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.

Previous 1st prize winners including VC ‘Young Artists’ Alexandra Conunova and Dami Kim.

The Violin Channel, as this year’s official media partner will be providing live streaming coverage direct from all venues. You won’t miss a beat.