2nd Round Candidates Announced at Leipzig’s 2018 Bach International Violin Competition

The 12 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 Bach International Violin Competition have been announced

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The 12 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 Bach International Violin Competition have been announced – in Leipzig, Germany.

The 2nd round violin candidates are:

  • Oganes Arustamov (26, Russia)
  • Maia Cabeza (25, United States/Canada)
  • Laure Chan (23, Great Britain/France)
  • Julia Glenn (29, United States)
  • Noyuri Hazama (30, Japan)
  • Elicia Silverstein (28, United States/Italy)
  • Elly Suh (29, United States/Republic Korea)
  • Judith von der Goltz (26, Germany)
  • Rita Wang (28, Taiwan)
  • Maria Wloszczowska (26, Poland)
  • Rachell Ellen Wong (26, United States)
  • Hed Yaron Meyerson (28, Germany/Israel)

Open to international violinists and baroque violinists, aged 16 to 32, the 2018 1st prize winner will receive €10,000 – plus a number of important debut concert invitations.

The 2018 jury comprises: Reinhard Goebel (Head of Jury), Pierre Amoyal, Cecylia Arzewski, Chiara Banchini, Pavlo Beznosiuk, Tatiana Grindenko and Ryo Terakado.

Hosted quadrennially since 1950, previous Bach International Violin Competition prize winners include: Rachel Barton Pine, Antje Weithaas, Axel Strauss, Daniel Phillips and Oleg Kagan.

 

PHOTO: 2018 BACH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION 2ND ROUND CANDIDATE, 29-YEAR-OLD ELLY SUH FROM THE UNITED STATES

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