Candidates Announced for Harbin’s 2018 Schoenfeld International String Competition

The opening-round violin, cello and chamber music candidates have been announced for the 2018 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition

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The opening-round violin, cello and chamber music candidates have been announced for the 2018 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition – to be held in Harbin, China from the 18th to 30th of July.

The 2018 opening-round violin candidates are:

  • Tong Chen (20, China)
  • Lorenz Chen (24, Germany)
  • Peiyuan Chen (26, China)
  • Liucong Pamela Feng (20, China)
  • Marco Gialluca (21, Italy)
  • Shucong He (26, China)
  • Yuval Herz (29, Israel/Germany)
  • SeMi Hong (18, South Korea)
  • Maomao Huang (21, China)
  • Elena Kawazu (20, United States)
  • Gyehee Kim (24, South Korea)
  • Sojeong Kim (26, South Korea)
  • Jee Won Kim (29, South Korea)
  • Kunwha Lee (25, South Korea)
  • Young june Lee (28, South Korea)
  • Eri Masaoka (25, Japan)
  • Michiru Matsuyama (27, Japan)
  • Nuné Melik (28, Canada/Armenia)
  • Albrecht Menzel (26, Germany)
  • Sungmi Park (27, South Korea)
  • Jinsu Park (25, South Korea)
  • Diana Poghosyan (20, Spain)
  • Yeri Roh (25, South Korea)
  • Felicitas Schiffner (20, Germany)
  • Lukas Stepp (28, Germany)
  • Suliman Tekalli (31, United States)
  • Yukiko Uno (22, Japan)
  • Eimi Wakui (25, Japan)
  • Guolong Wang (22, China)
  • Wendi Wang (20, China)
  • Xiyue Wu (21, China)
  • Vasyl Zatsikha (27, Ukraine)
  • Pinhua Zeng (21, China)
  • Kehan Zhang (29, China)
  • Hao Alex Zhou (17, United States)

The 2018 opening-round cello candidates are:

  • VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung (19, United States)
  • Nepomuk Braun (27, Germany)
  • Saebom Byun (25, South Korea)
  • Manxuan Cao (22, China)
  • Sai Sai Ding (17, China)
  • Madeleine Douçot (19, France)
  • Irene Enzlin (25, Netherlands)
  • Benjamin Fried (26, United States)
  • Jérémy Garbarg (22, France)
  • Anouchka Hack (22, Germany)
  • Julia Hagen (23, Austria)
  • Tung-Lin Hsieh (22, Chinese Taipei)
  • Sunnat Ibragimov (30, Uzbekistan)
  • Mansur Kadirov (28, Uzbekistan)
  • Evan Kahn (24, United States)
  • Mateusz Kaminski (30, Poland)
  • Rustem Khamidullin (29, Russia)
  • Anastasia Kobekina (23, Russia)
  • Dora Kokas (25, Hungary)
  • Anna Koshkina (25, Russia)
  • Hoe Chan Lee (27, South Korea)
  • Minjin Lee (27, South Korea)
  • Mon-Puo Lee (24, Spain)
  • Jeongheon Nam (25, South Korea)
  • Jonas Palm (25, Germany)
  • Chang Pan (29, China)
  • Gunwoo Park (27, South Korea)
  • Florian Pons (23, France)
  • Maxime Quennesson (23, France)
  • Lev Sivkov (28, Russia)
  • Ivan Skanavi (21, Russia)
  • Anton Spronk (24, Netherlands/Switzerland)
  • Xiaotang Xu (20, China)
  • Suyeon Yu (20, South Korea)
  • Zimo Zhai (15, China)

The 2018 opening-round Chamber Division candidates are:

  • Delta Piano Trio (Netherlands)
  • Gallant Quartet (China)
  • Rhythms Quartet (China)
  • Ulysses Quartet (United States)
  • Yaracuy String Quartet (Venezuela)

Open to violinists, cellists, string quartets, piano trios and piano quartets of any nationality, the 1st prize violin and cello winners will receive US $30,000.

The 1st placed chamber ensemble will receive US $20,000.

The 2018 jury will comprise: Jean-Jacques Kantorow (Chair), David Geringas (Chair), Ole Bøhn, Andrés Cárdenes, Anne Gastinel, Karine Georgian, Rudolf Koelman, Kun Hu, Grzegorz Kotow, Jakob Kullberg, Alexander Markov, Amit Peled, James Tennant, Raphael Wallfisch and Raimund Trenkler.

Former prize winners include VC Artists Bomsori KimJi Won SongRichard Lin and the Notos Quartett.

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

 

 

PHOTO: 2018 ALICE & ELEONORE SCHOENFELD INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION CELLO CANDIDATE, VC YOUNG ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG FROM THE UNITED STATES

 

 

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