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Hosted every two years, in four distinct age categories the Netherlands Violin Competition, in Utrecht, Netherlands, aims to develop young Dutch violin talents under the age of 26

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SATURDAY JANUARY 29 | 8:00 AM (ET)
2022 NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION 'DAVINA VAN WELY' | FINAL ROUND
UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS

 

 

For the final round of the 14-17-year-old age 'Davina van Wely' category this year each candidate will present the Weinberg 'Concertino' for Violin and String Orchestra with conductor Karel Venhergot and the Netherlands Youth String Orchestra.

 

Zohra Jongerius (16) | Netherlands Youth String Orchestra & Carel den Hertog

  • Weinberg | Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra, Op. 42

Joshua Tavenier (16) | Netherlands Youth String Orchestra & Carel den Hertog

  • Weinberg | Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra, Op. 42

Luca van der Waals (15) | Netherlands Youth String Orchestra & Carel den Hertog

    • Weinberg | Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra, Op. 42

 

SATURDAY JANUARY 22 | 2:00 PM (ET)
2022 NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION 'OSKAR BACK' | FINAL ROUND
UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS

 

 

For the final round of the 18-26 year old 'Oscar Back' Senior division, each candidate will present a Mozart 'Rondo' with string orchestra plus either the Korngold or Berg Violin Concertos with conductor Bas Wiegers and the Residentie Orchestra.

This year's senior top category 1st prize winner will reach receive € 12,000.

 

Emma Roijackers (26) | Residentie Orchestra & Bas Wiegers

  • Mozart | Rondo in C
  • Berg | Violin Concerto

Iris van Nuland (19) | Residentie Orchestra & Bas Wiegers

  • Mozart | Rondo in C
  • Korngold | Violin Concerto in D Major

Isobel Warmelink (25) | Residentie Orchestra & Bas Wiegers

    • Mozart | Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in B flat
    • Berg | Violin Concerto

 

SATURDAY JANUARY 22 | 8:00 AM (ET)
2022 NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION 'OSKAR BACK' | SEMI-FINAL ROUND
UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS

 

 

Isobel Warmelink (Violin) | Dani Kramer (Piano)

  • J. Harbison | Four songs of Solitude
  • Bach | Partita No. 2 in D minor | Sarabande & Gigue
  • Ravel | Sonata in G Major

Enzo Kok (Violin) | Laurens de Man (Piano)

  • Bach | Solo Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Siciliana & Presto
  • Debussy | Violin Sonata in G minor
  • Philip Glass | Knee Play II

Lena ter Schegget (Violin) | Philippe Ivanov (Piano)

  • Bach | Solo Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Siciliana & Presto
  • Ravel | Sonata in G Major
  • Astor Piazzolla | Café 1930

Iris van Nuland (Violin) | Marianne Boer (Piano)

  • Bach | Solo Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Siciliana & Presto
  • Debussy | Violin Sonata in G minor
  • Carlos Chavez | Variations for Violin and Piano

Emma Roijackers (Violin) | Laurens de Man (Piano)

  • Bach | Partita No. 2 in D minor | Sarabande & Gigue
  • Debussy | Violin Sonata in G minor
  • Jon Rose | Figures of Eight

Isabelle Kruithof (Violin) | Dani Kramer (Piano)

  • Villalobos | Duo for Violin & Cello
  • Bach | Solo Sonata No. 1 in G minor | Siciliana & Presto
  • Debussy | Violin Sonata in G minor

Hae Jin Park (Violin) |  Kanami Nishimoto (Piano)

  • H. Zhanhao & C. Gang | The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
  • Bach | Partita No. 2 in D minor | Sarabande & Gigue
  • Debussy | Violin Sonata in G minor

 

SUNDAY JANUARY 23 | 6:15 AM (ET)
2022 NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION I ORDENS A | FINAL ROUND
UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS

 

 

 

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Eline van Dijk (Violin) | Peter Sluijs (Piano)

  • Wieniawski | Violin Concerto in D minor
  • Debussy | La fille aux cheveux de lin

Sanne Lam (Violin) | Natasja Douma (Piano)

  • Chopin | Nocturne in C minor (Arr. Milstein)
  • Suk | Appassionato | Op. 17 No. 2

Quinten van Brummen (Violin) | Peter Sluijs (Piano)

  • Sarasate | Zigeunerweisen

 

SUNDAY JANUARY 23 | 8:45 AM (ET)
2022 NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION ORDENS B | FINAL ROUND
UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS

 

 

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Pieter Streefkerk (Violin) | Peter Sluijs (Piano)

  • Tchaikovsky | Violin Concerto in D Major

Djuna Dokter (Violin) | Miriam Burgers (Piano)

  • Brahms | Hungarian Dance No. 2 (Arr. Hubay)
  • Enescu | Ballade for Violin
  • Gershwin | Porgy and Bess "It Ain't Necessarily So" (Arr. Heifetz)

Michelle Kumara (Violin) | Natasja Douma (Piano)

  • Lili Boulanger | Nocturne
  • Wieniawski | Polonaise No. 1 in D Major

 

In the 'Oscar Back' category, the special prize, awarded after the semi-final round, for the best performance of the competition's newly commissioned work, "Suddenly Wobbly" by Martijn Padding, was awarded to Emma Roijackers. 

In the 'Davina van Wely' age category, the special prize for the best performance of the competition's newly commissioned work, "Riffs" by Joey Roukens, was awarded to Joshua Tavenier.

Previous winners include: Janine Jansen, Liza Ferschtman, Jaap van Zweden, Emmy Verhey, Simone Lamsma, Rosanne Philippens, and Niek Baar.

The 14-17-year-old age category jury comprises: Elisabeth Perry (Chair), Maaike Aarts, Cindy Albracht, Sonja van Beek, Bas Treub, and Alessandra Sordo-Sanchez.

The 18-26-year-old age category jury comprises Susanne van Els (Chair), Guy Braunstein, Isabelle of Cologne, Maria Milstein, Daniel Rowland, Ed Spaniard, Tjeerd Top Tjeerd Top, and Patty Hamel.