The 6 Semi-Finalists have today been announced at the 2016 George Enescu International Violin Competition in Romania – including VC Young Artist Erzhan Kulibaev.
The 6 2016 Semi-Finalists are:
- VC Young Artist Erzhan Kulibaev (Kazakhstan)
- Ioana Cristina Goicea (Romania)
- Hwapyung Yoo (South Korea)
- Alexandra Lomeiko (New Zeeland)
- Gyehee Kim (South Korea)
- Donghyun Kim (South Korea)
The 1st prize winner will receive 15,000 EUR (US $17,000) plus a number of important international performance invitations.
This year’s jury includes violinists Pierre Amoyal and Silvia Marcovici, cellists Natalia Gutman, David Geringas and Arto Noras – and pianists Peter Donohoe, Dana Borșan and Andrei Pisarev.
Previous major prize winners include: Silvia Marcovici, Philip Hirshchhorn, Alexandru Tomescu and Valery Sokolov – and VC Young Artists Alexandra Conunova & Fedor Rudin.