BREAKING | Semi-Finalists Announced at Denmark’s Nielsen International Violin Competition

The 6 Semi-Finalists have been announced at the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition

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The 6 Semi-Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition – in Odense, Denmark.

The 2019 Semi-Finalists are:

  • VC Young Artist Johan Dalene (18, Sweden)
  • Anna Agafia Egholm (22, Denmark)
  • Michael Germer (16, Denmark)
  • Marie-Astrid Hulot (21, France)
  • Hina Maeda (16, Japan)
  • Belle Ting (18, Canada)

Open to international violinists 29 years and younger, the 1st prize winner will receive €12,000 (USD $14,000), a recording with the Orchid Classics label – plus a number of important orchestral and festival performance opportunities.

The 2019 jury comprises: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (Competition President), Eugen TichindeleanuAlbena DanailovaSergey KhachatryanNurit Bar-josefSally BeamishIngrid FliterKathryn Enticott and Tobias Niederschlag.

Previous prize winners include: Kathleen Winkler, Joji Hattori, Nikolaj Znaider, Jennifer Koh, Pekka Kuusisto, Adele Anthony, Hrachya Avanesyan – and VC Artists Josef Spacek, Ji Won Song and Luke Hsu.

As an official 2019 international media partner, The Violin Channel will be streaming all rounds live on facebook.