BREAKING | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi Awarded 1st Prize at Hannover’s Joseph Joachim Competition

VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition

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24-year-old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi from Canada has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition – in Hannover, Germany.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Ida Kavafian, and current post graduate student of Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School, Timothy is a former major prize winner at the Schadt and Michael Hill International Violin Competitions – and in August of this year was awarded the ‘Prix Yves Paternot’ Prize for the most outstanding young musician at this year’s Verbier Festival.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST TIMOTHY CHOOI | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDREW MANZE & NDR RADIOPHILHARMONIE | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST TIMOTHY CHOOI & KUSS QUARTET | MOZART | QUINTET IN G MINAOR K 516 | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

2nd prize was awarded to 19-year-old Dmytro Udovychenko from Ukraine.

3rd prize was awarded to 21-year-old Cosima Soulez Larivière from France/Holland.

 

DMYTRO UDOVYCHENKO | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDREW MANZE & NDR RADIOPHILHARMONIE | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE

 

DMYTRO UDOVYCHENKO & KUSS QUARTET | MOZART | QUINTET IN C MAJOR K 515 | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE

 

COSIMA SOULEZ LARIVIERE | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDREW MANZE & NDR RADIOPHILHARMONIE | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE

 

COSIMA SOULEZ LARIVIERE & KUSS QUARTET | MOZART | QUINTET IN G MINOR K 516 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE

 

4th, 5th and 6th prizes were awarded to 19-year-old VC Young Artist Rennosuke Fukuda from Japan and 21-year-old Leonard Fu from Germany and 22-year-old Youjin Lee from South Korea.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST RENNOSUKE FUKUDA | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDREW MANZE & NDR RADIOPHILHARMONIE | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 4TH PRIZE

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST RENNOSUKE FUKUDA & KUSS QUARTET | BEETHOVEN | QUINTET IN E FLAT MAJOR OP. 4 | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 4TH PRIZE

 

LEONARD FU | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR | ANDREW MANZE & NDR RADIOPHILHARMONIE | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 5TH PRIZE

 

LEONARD FU & KUSS QUARTET | MOZAET | QUINTET IN G MINOR K516 | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 5TH PRIZE

 

YOUJIN LEE | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDREW MANZE & NDR RADIOPHILHARMONIE | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 6TH PRIZE

 

YOUJIN LEE & KUSS QUARTET | MOZART | QUINTET IN D MAJOR K 593 | 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 6TH PRIZE

 

Open to international violinists aged between 16 to 27 who are ready to embark on an international career, Timothy will receive €50,000, the three year loan of a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin, an international CD release – and a number of important international performance opportunities.

This year’s audience prize was awarded to Dmytro Udovychenko.

This year’s special prize for the Best Interpretation of the Newly Commissioned Work, ‘Hauch’ for Solo Violin by Saunders was awarded to Cosima Soulez Larivière.

The 2018 jury comprised: Salvatore Accardo, Andrej Bielow, Masafumi Hori, Kyung Sun Lee, Silvia Marcovici, Qian Zhou, Ulf Schneider, Vilmos Szabadi and Pavel Vernikov.

Previous 1st prize winners include: Antje Weithaas, Frank Huang, Nemanja Radulovic – and VC Artists Alexandra Conunova, Dami Kim and Sergei Dogadin.

 

VC YOUNG YOUNG ARTIST RENNOSUKE FUKUDA, COSIMA SOULEZ LARIVIERE, DYMTRO UDOVYCHENKO, LEONARD FU, VC YOUNG ARTIST TIMOTHY CHOOI & YOUJIN LEE

 

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