The 3 Grand Finalists have been announced, just minutes ago at the Singapore International Violin Competition – including 2 VC ‘Young Artists’.
The 2015 Grand Finalists are:
- 23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin from Taiwan
- 20 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Yu-Chien Benny Tseng from Taiwan
- 20 year old Sirena Huang from the United States
For the Grand Final round, to be held on January 21st, each candidate will present a major Romantic Concerto with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra – with the 1st prize winner to receive an unprecedented US $50,000, a CD recording with the Naxos label, the 3 year loan of a fine instrument from the Mr & Mrs Rin Kei Mei collection and a number of significant international performance opportunities – including solo engagements with the London Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Full 1st Round, Semi-Final and Final Round performances available at: http://bit.ly/14HV21S
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RICHARD LIN | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | 1ST MVT | SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
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SIRENA HUANG | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN G MAJOR | 1ST MVT | SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
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YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MAJOR | 1ST MVT | SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
BACKSTAGE WITH AN EXUBERANT VC ‘YOUNG ARTIST’ RICHARD LIN, FROM TAIWAN FOLLOWING A MPRESSIVELY POLISHED FINAL ROUND PERFORMANCE OF MOZART’S D MAJOR CONCERTO
BACKSTAGE WITH A QUIETLY CONFIDENT, VC ‘YOUNG ARTIST’ YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG – FOLLOWING A BEAUTIFULLY LYRICAL AND ASSURED PERFORMANCE OF MOZART’S A MAJOR VIOLIN CONCERTO
BACKSTAGE WITH THIS YEAR’S YOUNGEST GRAND FINALIST, 20 YEAR OLD SIRENA HUANG FROM THE UNITED STATES – FOLLOWING A BEAUTIFULLY LYRICAL PERFORMANCE OF MOZART’S G MAJOR VIOLIN CONCERTO
The Violin Channel, as the ‘Official Online Media Partner’ of the 2015 competition, will keep you abreast of the result.