BREAKING | VC Young Artist Richard Lin Awarded 1st Prize at Indianapolis Comp

27-year-old VC Young Artist Richard Lin has been awarded 1st prize at the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

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27-year-old VC Young Artist Richard Lin from the Taiwan/United States has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis – in Indianapolis, United States.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the The Juilliard School, where he studied with Aaron Rosand and Lewis Kaplan, Richard is a former major prize winner at the Sendai, Michael Hill, Wieniawski, Shanghai and Joseph Joachim International Violin Competitions.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to: 17-year-old Risa Hokamura from Japan and 28-year-old VC Young Artist Luke Hsu from United States.

4th, 5th and 6th prizes were awarded to: 23-year-old Anna Lee from United States, 25-year-old VC Young Artist Ioana Cristina Goicea from Romania and 26-year-old Shannon Lee from United States/Canada.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST RICHARD LIN | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MAJOR | EAST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 27-YEARS OLD

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST RICHARD LIN | BRUCH | SCOTTISH FANTASY | LEONARD SLATKIN & INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 27-YEARS OLD

 

RISA HOKAMURA | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MAJOR | EAST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE | 17-YEARS OLD

 

RISA HOKAMURA | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | LEONARD SLATKIN & INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE | 17-YEARS OLD

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST LUKE HSU | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN G MAJOR | EAST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE | 28-YEARS OLD

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST LUKE HSU | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | LEONARD SLATKIN & INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE | 28-YEARS OLD

 

ANNA LEE | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN B-FLAT MAJOR | EAST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 4TH PRIZE | 23-YEARS OLD

 

ANNA LEE | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR | LEONARD SLATKIN & INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 4TH PRIZE | 23-YEARS OLD

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST IOANA CRISTINA GOICEA | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MAJOR | EAST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 5TH PRIZE | 25-YEARS OLD

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST IOANA CRISTINA GOICEA | SHOSTAKOVICH VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1  | LEONARD SLATKIN & INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 5TH PRIZE | 25-YEARS OLD

 

SHANNON LEE | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN G MAJOR | EAST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 6TH PRIZE | 26-YEARS OLD

 

SHANNON LEE | WALTON VIOLIN CONCERTO  | LEONARD SLATKIN & INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY | 2018 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 6TH PRIZE | 26-YEARS OLD

 

Richard will receive USD $30,000, a Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium recital debut and international concert engagements – plus career management and the 4 year use of the 1683 ‘ex-Gingold’ Stradivarius violin.

Previous major prize winners include: Leonidas Kavakos, Judith Ingolfsson, Sergey Khachatryan, Simone Lamsma, Mihaela Martin, Ida Kavafian – and VC Artists Augustin Hadelich, Tessa Lark, Ji Young Lim, Yoojin Jang and Benjamin Beilman.

The 2018 jury comprised: Jury President and Artistic Director Jaime Laredo, Arnold Steinhardt, Pamela Frank, Cho-Liang Lin, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Dong-Suk Kang, Rodney Friend, Mihaela Martin and Kyoko Takezawa.

As the competition’s official 2018 online broadcast partner, The Violin Channel will be providing exclusive rolling-coverage – live from the venue..

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