HARBIN ― The 13 violin semi-finalists have today been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, in Harbin, China – including VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim.
The 13 2016 violin semi-finalists are:
- VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim (South Korea)
- Yunfei Bai (China)
- Rimma Benyumova (Russia)
- Fedor Bznosikov (Russia)
- Yige Chen (China)
- Hannah Cho (United States)
- Yiying Jiang (China)
- Rachel Ostler (United States)
- Ashley Park (United States)
- Xingzhou Rong (China)
- Yun Tang (China)
- Rosa Wember (Germany)
- Andi Zhang (China)
For the Semi-Final round, each violin candidate will present 2 movements from a Solo Bach Sonata or Partita – plus a violin virtuosic work of their own choice.
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 2016 jury comprises: Alice Schoenfeld (Founder), Suli Xue (Artist Director), Shlomo Mintz (Violin Jury Chair), Lynn Harrell (Cello Jury Chair), Sergey Antonov, Jindong Cai, David Grimal, Judith Ingolfsson, Josephine Knight, Zhongguo Sheng, Kirill Troussov, Marianna Vasileva and the Kodaly String Quartet.
For full video playback of all rounds, visit: http://bit.ly/2aqLFIx
The Violin Channel, as this year’s official competition media partner will be providing live rolling coverage directly from all venues. You won’t miss a beat.