The 9 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 IsangYun International Cello Competition have been announced – in Tongyeong, South Korea.
The 9 Second Round candidates are:
- Yehjin Chun (Korea)
- Woochan Jeong (Korea)
- Christine Jeong Hyoun Lee (Korea)
- Sang Eun Lee (Korea)
- Richard Narroway (Australia)
- Florian Pons (France)
- Lev Sivkov (Russia)
- Grace Sohn (Canada)
- Anton Spronk (Switzerland/Netherlands)
Open to international cellists aged between 15 and 30, the 1st prize winner will receive KRW 30,000,000 (USD $27,000) – plus a number of important debut opportunities.
The 2018 jury will comprise: Myungwha Chung (Chair), Kangho Lee, Jian Wang, Ko Iwasaki, Alexander Knyazev, Paul Katz, Valentin Erben, Luigi Piovano and Anssi Karttunen.
You won’t miss a beat.