BREAKING | Semi-Finalists Announced at New Zealand’s Michael Hill Violin Comp

The 6 Semi-Finalists have been announced at the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition

7928
Michael Hill International Violin Competition Finalists Cover

The 6 candidates progressing through to the Semi-Final stage of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition have just minutes ago been announced – in Queenstown, New Zealand.

The 2019 Semi-Finalists are:

    • Jevgēnijs Čepoveckis (23, Latvia)
    • Angela Sin Ying Chan (22, Hong Kong)
    • Hannah Cho (24, United States)
    • Do Gyung Anna Im (21, South Korea)
    • Eric Tsai (22, United States)
    • Victoria Wong (20, Australia)

 

JAVGENIJS CEPOVECKIS | BACH | SOLO PARTITA NO. 2 IN D MINOR | CHACONNE | 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | QUARTER FINAL

 

HANNAH CHO & SARAH WATKINS | BRAHMS VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 IN D MINOR | 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | QUARTER FINAL

 

DO GYUNG ANNA IM & JIAN LIU | GRIEG VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 IN C MINOR | 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | QUARTER FINAL

 

ANGELA SIN YING CHAN & JIAN LIU | RAVEL | TZIGANE | 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | QUARTER FINAL

 

ERIC TSAI | BACH | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 IN C MAJOR | ADAGIO & FUGA | 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | QUARTER FINAL

 

VICTORIA WONG & JIAN LIU | WIENIAWSKI | FAUST FANTASY | 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | QUARTER FINAL

 

 

Open to international violinists aged 18 to 28 years old, the 1st prize winner will receive NZ $40,000 (USD $26,000), a recording on the Atoll label, a personalised professional development package, winners’ tour – plus a custom-designed gown or suit and diamond pendant designed by Christine Hill.

The prize for the ‘Best Performance of the Newly-Commissioned work ‘Chatoyance‘ by New Zealand composer Lyell Cresswell’ in the Quarter Final stage of this year’s competition was awarded to 23-year-old Harry Ward from Australia.

The 2019 jury comprises: Robin Congreve (Chairman), Dale BarltropJames EhnesMauricio FuksClara-Jumi KangAnthony MarwoodWilma Smith and Ning Feng.

Held biennially, previous Michael Hill International Violin Competition 1st prize winners VC Artists Nikki Chooi, Josef Spacek, Bella Hristova, Sergey Malov, Ioana Cristina Goicea and Suyeon Kang.

As the competition’s official 2019 international media and online broadcast partner, The Violin Channel will be providing exclusive rolling-coverage – live from all venues.

 

Comments

comments