BREAKING | VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou Awarded 1st Prize at $100,000 Shanghai Isaac Stern Comp

VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

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25-year-old VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou, from the United States, has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition – in Shanghai, China.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to 25-year-old Olga Šroubková from the Czech Republic and 28-year-old Diana Tishchenko from Ukraine.

A graduate of Harvard University and former student of Miriam Fried at the New England Conservatory, Nancy is a laureate of the Isangyun, Sibelius and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions – and in January of this year was awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Harbin International Violin Competition, in Harbin, China.

She will receive US $100,000 – plus a number of important international performance opportunities.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST NANCY ZHOU | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | MICHAEL STERN & SHANGHAI SYMPHONY | 2018 SHANGHAI ISAAC STERN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

OLGA SROUBKOVA | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | MICHAEL STERN & SHANGHAI SYMPHONY | 2018 SHANGHAI ISAAC STERN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE

 

DIANA TISHCHENKO | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | MICHAEL STERN & SHANGHAI SYMPHONY | 2018 SHANGHAI ISAAC STERN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE

 

4th, 5th and 6th prizes were awarded to: 22-year-old Jia Yi Chen from China, 18-year-old Chang Yuan Ting from Canada and 26-year-old Yun Tang from China.

The special prize for the ‘Best Performance of the New Chinese work’ was awarded to Olga Šroubková.

The 2018 jury comprised: David Stern, Vera Tsu Weiling, Zakhar Bron, Martin Campbell-White, Glenn Dicterow, Augustin Dumay, Daniel Heifetz, Emmanuel Hondré, Sreten Krstic, Weigang Li, Siqing Lu, Dora Schwartzberg, Philip Setzer, Maxim Vengerov and Lina Yu.

 

 

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