Competitor Order Announced for Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition

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The opening round competitor order for the 2015 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, to be held in Brussels from the 4th-30th May, has today been announced - including 6 VC 'Young Artists'.

Monday May 4th - 3pm Session

  • Luke Hsu
  • Lev Solodovnikov
  • William Ching‐Yi Wei
  • Romuald Grimbert‐Barré
  • Kim Woo Hyung
  • Suho Ryosuke

Monday May 4th – 8pm Session

  • VC 'Young Artist' Tobias Feldmann
  • Markiyan Melnychenko
  • Benjamin Baker
  • Thomas Reif
  • Ren Jian

Tuesday May 5th – 3pm Session

Tuesday May 5th – 8pm Session

  • Lee Ju‐Ni
  • Kiyonaga Aya
  • Park Jae Jun
  • Mohri Fumika
  • Kenneth Renshaw

Wednesday May 6th – 3pm Session

  • Bomsori Kim
  • Eunice Kim
  • Guillaume Chilemme
  • Vladyslava Luchenko
  • Anna Savkina

Wednesday May 6th – 8pm Session

  • Mimi Jung
  • Yoo Hwa‐pyung
  • Fabiola Kim
  • Wang Xiao
  • Yang Yoon

Thursday May 7th – 3pm Session

  • He Fangyue
  • Zhu Lifan
  • Park Sungmi
  • Bae Wonhee
  • Lee Myung‐Eun

Thursday May 7th – 8pm Session

  • VC 'Young Artist' William Hagen
  • Galiya Zharova
  • Elly Suh
  • Matsuyama Michiru
  • Karen Kido

Friday May 8th – 3pm Session

  • Huang Xika
  • Francisco Garcia‐Fullana
  • Li Chi
  • Kurokawa Yu
  • Ji Won Song

Friday May 8th – 8pm Session

  • Lee Ji Yoon
  • Brendan Shea
  • Um Danbi
  • Oleksii Semenenko
  • Sirena Huang

Saturday May 9th – 3pm Session

  • Fien Van den Fonteyne
  • Lim Ji Young
  • Solenne Païdassi
  • Rosanne Philippens
  • Jiang Yiliang

Saturday May 9th – 8pm Session

  • George Tudorache
  • Kristi Gjezi
  • Michelle Ross
  • Wang Momo
  • VC 'Young Artist' Stephen Waarts

Of the 62 1st round candidates, 24 will be selected to progress to the Semi-Final Stage.

Widely respected as one of the most prestigious and coveted classical music accolades, the 1st prize winner will receive 25,000 Euro (USD$31,000), a CD recording, a number of international concert engagements and the 3 year use of the ‘Huggins’ Stradivarius – on generous loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.

Live webstreaming of all rounds will be available.

The Violin Channel will be providing live rolling coverage of this year's event – direct from the venues.

PICTURED: 2015 1st Round Candidates, VC 'Young Artists' Stephen Waarts, William Hagen and Richard Lin.
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