Grand Finalists Announced at Singapore International Violin Competition – including 2 VC ‘Young Artists’

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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 PhilharmonicCzech 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

 

 

Richard Lin 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

 

Yu Chien Benny Tseng Singapore International Violin Competition

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

 

Sirena Huang Singapore International Violin Competition

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.

PICTURED: Finalists, Sirena Huang, VC ‘Young Artist’ Yu-Chien Benny Tseng and VC ‘Young Artist’ Richard Lin

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