Singapore International Violin Competition Announces Finalists
The SIVC Finals will take place from December 11-12
Held at Singapore's Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, the Singapore International Violin Competition today announced its finalists.
Angela Sin Ying Chan
Anna Agafia Egholm
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This year's jury comprises Qian Zhou (Chair), Martin Beaver, Martin T:son Engstroem, Lee Kyung Sun, Mihaela Martin, Joel Smirnoff, and Tsu Vera Weiling.
During the final, candidates will play a complete piano quartet by Mozart with SIVC guest artists Albert Tiu (piano), Miguel da Silva (viola), and Wang Zihao (cello).
Over USD $110,000 in prizes will be awarded, along with concert engagements, and a 3-year fine violin loans from the Rin Collection for the top 6 winners.
The prizes include:
First Prize: USD 50,000
Second Prize: USD 25,000
Third Prize: USD 15,000
Fourth Prize: USD 6,000
Fifth Prize: USD 5,000
Sixth Prize: USD 4,000
The fine violins on loan for three years, provided by the Rin Collection, are:
1680 Stradivari, Antonio “Ex-D’Annunzio-Baccara”
1719 Tononi, Carlo
1721 Montagnana, Domenico
1753 Guadagnini, Giovanni Battista
1793 Storioni, Lorenzo
1840 Pressenda, Giovanni Francesco