Competitor Order and Schedule Announced for $100,000 Shanghai Competition

The opening round schedule has been announced at the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition – including VC Young Artists Richard Lin and Zeyu Victor Li

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The competitor order and opening round schedule has today been announced at the 2016 inaugural Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, in Shanghai, China – including VC Young Artists Richard Lin and Zeyu Victor Li.

COMPETITORS

Tuesday 16th August – 9.30am

  • Fangyue He (China)
  • Sergei Dogadin (Russia)
  • Jinru Zhang (China)

Tuesday 16th August – 1.30pm

  • Yu-Ting Chen (Tiawan)
  • Mayu Kishima (Japan)

Tuesday 16th August – 5.30pm

  • Kristie Su (United States)
  • Elvin Ganiyev (Azerbaijan)

Wednesday 17th August – 9.30am

  • Stefan Tarara (Germany)
  • VC Young Artist Richard Lin (United States/Taiwan)
  • Kyung Ji Min (South Korea)

Wednesday 17th August – 1.30pm

  • Dongfang Ouyang (China)
  • VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li (China)

Wednesday 17th August – 5.30pm

  • Yiliang Jiang (China)
  • Raphaëlle Moreau (France)

Thursday 18th August – 9.30am

  • Andrea Obiso (Italy)
  • Yang Zhang (China)

Thursday 18th August – 1.30pm

  • Wendi Wang (China)
  • Ji Won Song (South Korea)

Thursday 18th August – 5.30pm

  • Jee Won Kim (South Korea)
  • Takamori Arai (Japan)

Friday 19th August – 9.30am

  • Xiao Wang (China)
  • Yoo Min Seo (South Korea)

Friday 19th August – 1.30pm

  • Ming Liu (China)
  • Sirena Huang (United States)

The 1st prize winner will receive an unprecedented US $100,000.

For the opening round, each candidate will present a Solo Bach Sonata, a Paganini Caprice, Mozart’s Violin Sonata in E Minor – and a Ysaye Solo Sonata.

JURY

The 2016 jury will comprise: David Stern (Co-Chairperson) Vera Tsu Weiling (Co-Chairperson), Boris Kuschnir, David Cerone, Daniel Heifetz, Zakhar Bron, Maxim Vengerov, Martin Engstroem, Emmanuel Hondré, Elmar Oliveira, Jian Wang, Zhenshan Wang and Lina Yu.

The competition, in a landmark decision earlier this year, announced they would provide full transparency of the 2016 competition scoring process – pledging to make 100% public each of the individual jurors’ scores and comments.

PICTURED: 2016 Shanghai Issac Stern International Violin Competition Competitors, VC Young Artists Zeyu Victor Li, from China and Richard Lin, from Taiwan/United States

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