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Stuttgart International Violin Competition Announces Candidates

The competition will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, from February 19 to 26, 2024

Organized by the Guadagnini Foundation and the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts, the Stuttgart International Violin Competition is open to international violinists 28 years of age and younger.

The 2024 competition's prize money is totaling 60,000 Euros. The first prize winner will benefit from several important performance engagements, the loan of a 1746 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin, and artist management for the three subsequent years.

Out of 229 applications the following 24 participants were selected to take part in the Stuttgart International Violin Competition 2024:

  • Seoyeon Baik, 15
  • Lara Boschkor, 23
  • Aaron Cheuk Chan, 26
  • Vilmos Csikos, 26
  • Kaori Furusawa, 24
  • Raphael Gisbertz, 15
  • Anna Im, 25
  • Maya Alexandra Kasprzak, 17
  • Stephen Kim, 27
  • Haewon Lim, 19
  • Bohdan Luts, 20
  • Carla Marrero Martínez, 28
  • Areg Navasardyan, 23
  • Raphael Nussbaumer, 17
  • Audrey Park, 20
  • Jakow Pavlenko, 19
  • Jeremias Pestalozzi, 18
  • Ruslan Talas, 25
  • Yuri Tanaka, 18
  • Julian Walder, 22
  • Xiaozhuo Wang, 16
  • Maya Wichert, 17
  • Xunyue Zhang, 19
  • Simon Zhu, 22


The 2024 jury will comprise Ingolf Turban (President), Shmuel AshkenasiUlf WallinHagai ShahamSuyoen KimRudolf KoelmanDr. Harald EggebrechtJosef Rissin, and Stefan Fehlandt.

The first two rounds take place with a piano accompaniment, while the final will be accompanied partially by the Lotus Quartett and by the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ariel Zuckermann.

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