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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

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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