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Mirecourt International Violin Competition 2023 Announces Candidates

Open to violinists from all nationalities, born after November 4th, 1997, the competition will be held from November 4-12, 2023, in France

The Mirecourt International Violin Competition, organized by the Jeunesses Musicales de Mirecourt, will take place in Mirecourt and Thaon-les-Vosges, France.

The candidates participating in this year's competition include:

  • Leonid Anikin (22, Russia)
  • Garance Cartou (19, France)
  • Sung-Chi Chang (22, Taiwan)
  • Lea Glubochansky (22, Canada/Israel)
  • Matthew Hakkarainen (23, USA/Finland)
  • Myeongbin Han (24, South Korea)
  • Hyewon Huh (18, South Korea)
  • Anna Im (26, South Korea)
  • Hannah Kim (21, South Korea)
  • Hsin-Yu Shih (24, Taiwan)
  • Chih-En Kuo (23, Taiwan)
  • Hyunjeong Lee (24, South Korea)
  • Clara Messina (18, France)
  • Sakura Nakagawa (23, Japan)
  • Muriel Oberhofer (23, Switzerland)
  • Yixuan Ren (22, China)
  • Emrik Revermann (15, Canada/Germany)
  • Biel Ricart Gélinas (22, Spain/Canada)
  • Jieun Son (25, South Korea)
  • Maria Sotriffer (24, Austria)
  • Leyang Tang (23, China)
  • Kristóf Tóth (23, Hungary)
  • Maxim Tzekov (23, Austria)
  • Yoichiro Ueno (21, Japan)
  • Quentin Vogel (22, France)
  • Sophie Wang (24, Taiwan)
  • Jaewon Wee (24, South Korea)
  • Esther Yang (23, South Korea)
  • Yinan Zhao (25, China)

The 2023 jury will comprise Christian Altenburger (Austria), Nora Chastain (USA), Hu Kun (China), Alissa Margulis (Russia), Mihaela Martin (Romania), Lavard Skou-Larsen (Brazil), and Marianne Piketty (France).

The first through fourth prize winners will receive € 5,000, € 3,000, € 1,000, and € 500 respectively. Several special prizes will also be offered — including a modern bow prize, valued at €4,000, a prize for the best interpretation of the contemporary piece, one for the best interpretation of the French sonata, and the Special Prize of Contemporary String Instrument Manufacturing including a two-year-lent-violin by David Wiedmer.

Former first prize winners include Nathan Mierdl and Jian Ren, Yuna Ha, Roman Kholmatov and Yuliia Van, and Qingzhu Weng from the last edition.

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