Prizes Awarded at Switzerland’s Inaugural Tibor Junior International Violin Competition

16-year-old Masha Lakisova has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 inaugural Tibor Junior International Violin Competition

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Masha Lakisova

16-year-old Masha Lakisova from the United States has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 inaugural Tibor Junior International Violin Competition – in Sion, Switzerland.

A student of Grigory Kalinovsky, Masha is a former prize winner at the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition and the Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition.

Open to international violinists aged 14 to 17, she will receive CHF 8,000 – plus a number of important performance opportunities.

2nd prize was awarded to 17-year-old Iris Scialom from France.

Joint 3rd prize was awarded to 16-year-old Arthur Traelnes from Switzerland and 17-year-old Qingzhu Weng from China.

This year’s audience prize was awarded to Arthur Traelnes.

The 2018 jury comprised: Ana Chumachenco, Yuzuko Horigome, Myroslava Kotorovych, Gidon Kremer, Kyung Sun Lee, Svetlin Roussev and Pavel Vernikov.

 

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