The 3 Group A (12 Years and Under) Violin Finalists have today been announced at the 2017 2nd Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians - in Zhuhai, China.
The 2017 Group A Junior Violin Finalists are:
- Chloe Chua (10, Singapore)
- Clara Shen (12, Germany)
- Shihan Wang (12, China)
CHLOE CHUA | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO | 3RD MVT | 2017 ZHUHAI INTERNATIONAL MOZART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS | GROUP A | 10 YEARS OLD
CLARA SHEN | BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | 3RD MVT | 2017 ZHUHAI INTERNATIONAL MOZART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS | GROUP A | 12 YEARS OLD
SHIHAN WANG | WIENAWISKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2 | 1ST MVT | 2017 ZHUHAI INTERNATIONAL MOZART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS | GROUP A | 12 YEARS OLD
For the Final stage of the Junior competition, each candidate will lead a Mozart Violin Concerto - with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists.
This year’s competition is held in 3 age categories: Group A (12 Years and Under), Group B (13 to 16 Years Old) and Group C (17 to 23 Years Old).
Presented by the University of Mozarteum Salzburg, the Junior Group A 1st prize winner to receive US $7,500.
The 2017 jury comprises: Paul Roczek (Artistic Director), Friedemann Eichhorn (Jury Chair), Shmuel Ashkenasi, Harald Eggebrecht, Ani Schnarch, Akiko Tatsumi, Weidong Tong and Lina Yu.
PICTURED: 2017 Zhuhai International Mozart Competition Junior Finalist, 12 year old Shihan Wang from China