Sara Dragan from Poland and Raquel Areal Martinez from Spain have been awarded Joint-1st Prize in the Senior Division of the 2018 Lipinski and Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists – in Lublin, Poland.
Both 1st prize winners of this year’s competition are current students of the competition’s Founder and Jury President, Zakhar Bron.
2nd prize was awarded to Eduard Kollert from Poland – also a student of the jury’s President.
Joint-3rd prize was awarded to Michael Orlik from Poland and Goto Ko from Japan.
Joint-4th prize was awarded to Laura-Katharina Handler from Germany, Julian Walder from Austria and Marta Grygier from Poland.
5th prize was awarded to Marta Sikora from Poland.
This year’s junior Grand Prize prize was awarded to Teo Gertler from Slovakia.
The 2018 jury comprised: Zakhar Bron (Chairman). Roman Lasocki (Vice Chairman), Marcin Baranowski, Bartosz Bryła, Dominika Falger, Andrzej Gębski, Yair Kless, Adam Kostecki, Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, Florian Leonhard, Maurizio Sciaretta, Michael Stricharz, Mieczysław Szlezer, Akiko Tatsumi and Wei-Dong Tong.