VC LIVE | 2022 “Il Piccolo Violino Magico” International Competition for Young Violinists

Watch the 2022 “Il Piccolo Violino Magico” International Competition for Young Violinists LIVE on The Violin Channel – direct from San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy

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We're coming to you from San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy for the Semi-Final and Final Rounds of the 2022 Il Piccolo Violino Magico Competition.

Open to violinists of any nationality 13-years-old and younger, the first prize winner will receive €5,000, an instrument made by contemporary Italian violin maker Fabio Piagentini, and a number of important concert engagements.

The 2022 jury comprises Pavel Vernikov (President of the Jury), Elisa Citterio, Aleksey Igudesman, Min Lee, Ruta Lipinaityte, Jacobs Soelberg, Svetlana Makarova, and Eduard Wulfson.

FRIDAY JULY 8TH 2022
SEMI-FINAL ROUND 
LIVE FROM SAN VITO AL TAGLIAMENTO, ITALY

 

 

This year's nine semifinalists will perform with conductor Giancarlo Guarino and the Accademia d'Archi Arrigoni Orchestra.

Kira Elisabeth Koch (Germany)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • O. Nováček | Moto perpetuo

Elizabeth Lee (United States)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • O. Nováček | Moto perpetuo

Juan Jose Peña Aguirre (Switzerland/Colombia)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 207 No. 1 in B flat
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • N. Paganini | Moto perpetuo

Syguda Zoja (Poland)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • N. Paganini | Moto perpetuo

Edna Unseld (Switzerland)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • F. Ries | Perpetuum Mobile op. 34 n. 5

William Yeh (Taiwan)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • F. Ries | Perpetuum mobile op. 34 n. 5

Mark Chia (Singapore)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • O. Nováček | Moto perpetuo

Sofia Demetriades (United Kingdom)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 216 No. 3 in G Major
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • N. Paganini | Moto perpetuo 

Alexander Erokhin Gomez (Spain)

  • Mozart | Concerto KV 207 No. 1 in B flat
  • A. Igudesman | Gorizia Fantasy
  • O. Nováček | Moto perpetuo

 

 

SUNDAY JULY 10TH 2022
FINAL ROUND 
LIVE FROM SAN VITO AL TAGLIAMENTO, ITALY

 

 

This year's five finalists will perform with conductor Giancarlo Guarino and the FVG Orchestra.

Kira Elisabeth Koch (Germany)

  • Mendelssohn | Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (1st Movement)
  • Solo Encore (free piece chosen by the candidate)

Juan Jose Peña Aguirre (Switzerland/Colombia)

  • Wieniawski | Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22 (1st Movement)
  • Solo Encore (free piece chosen by the candidate)

Edna Unseld (Switzerland)

  • Saint-Saëns | Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61 (1st Movement)
  • Solo Encore (free piece chosen by the candidate)

Mark Chia (Singapore)

  • Bruch | Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (1st Movement)
  • Solo Encore (free piece chosen by the candidate)

Demetriades Sofia (United Kingdom)

  • Saint-Saëns - Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61 (2nd & 3rd Movement)
  • Solo Encore (free piece chosen by the candidate)