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Semi-Finalists Announced at Hannover International Violin Competition

Richard Lin Hannover Semi Final Violinist Cover

The 12 Semi-Finalists, have just minutes ago, been announced at the 2015 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in Hannover, Germany – including VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin.

This year’s Semi-Finalists are:

  • VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin (Taiwan/United States)
  • Christine Lim (United States/South Korea)
  • Marina Grauman (Russia)
  • Amalia Hall (New Zealand)
  • Diana Tishchenko (Ukraine)
  • Sergei Dogadin (Russia)
  • Nancy Zhou (United States)
  • Benjamin Marquise Gilmore (The Netherlands/United States)
  • Ririko Takagi (Japan)
  • Shion Minami (Japan)
  • Anna Malesza (Poland)
  • Ayana Tsuji (Japan)


12 Finalists Hannover International Violin Competition


For the Semi-Final round, each candidate will present two programmes - comprising a 60 minute violin & piano recital and a Mozart Violin Concerto, with chamber orchestra.

6 finalists will progress to the Final round – to be held on the 8th and 9th of October.

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.

The Violin Channel, as this year’s official media partner, will be providing live streaming and behind the scenes coverage of the Semi-Final and Final rounds - direct from all venues.

You won’t miss a beat.

PICTURED: 2015 Hannover International Violin Competition Semi-Finalist, VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin.

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december, 2022


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