VC LIVE | VC Menuhin Competition Festival [LIVE]

The two day online extravaganza, celebrating three decades of the world's leading international competition for young violinists, includes archival footage from past competitions, interviews with jurors and participants and much more

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We are coming to you live for a 2-day VC Menuhin Competition Festival.

The two day online extravaganza, celebrating three decades of the world's leading international competition for young violinists, includes archival footage from past competitions, interviews with jurors and participants and much more

 

Friday October 16th, 2020:

10:00am

''AUSTIN 14 SENIOR SEMI-FINALS'' – With Competition Artistic Director Gordon Back and Jury Chair Pamela Frank

 

 

 

11:30am

Masterclass - Throwing it back to 2018, in Geneva, with jury member Joji Hattori working with 21-year-old Sumina Studer from Switzerland on Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major

 

1:00pm

''VC AMA'' – With 1991 Junior Competition prize winner, Jennifer Koh

2:00pm

Masterclass - Throwing it back to 2018, in Geneva, with jury member Pamela Frank working with 15-year-old Miray Ito from the United States on Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor

 

3:00pm

Oslo 2010 1st Prize Winners” – With VC Artists Angelo Xiang Yu and Kerson Leong

 

 

5:00pm

Masterclass - Throwing it back to 2018, in Geneva, with jury member Henning Kraggerud working with 16-year-old Elli Choi from the United States on Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major

 

7:00pm

''2018 Geneva Junior Competition Final Encore Performance''

 

 

Saturday October 17th, 2020:

9:00am

Masterclass - Throwing it back to 2018, in Geneva, with jury member Pam Frank working with 15-year-old Christina Jihee Nam from the United States on Brahms’ G Major Violin Sonata

 

11:00am

Beijing 2012 Prize Winners” – With Competition Artistic Director Gordon Back and Kenneth RenshawKevin Zhu & SooBeen Lee

 

 

1:00pm

Masterclass - Throwing it back to 2018, in Geneva, with jury member Henning Kraggerud working with 16-year-old Takumi Taguchi from the United States/Japan on the ‘Largo’ from Bach’s C Major Sonata

 

2:00pm

“VC Heroes” – With 2016 Senior Competition prize winner, VC Artist InMo Yang & Miriam Fried

 

 

3:00pm

Masterclass - Throwing it back to 2018, in Geneva, with jury member Joji Hattori working with 14-year-old Kyota Kakiuchi from Japan on Beethoven’s 1st Violin Sonata

 

5:30pm

“2016 London Senior Competition Final Encore Performance”

 

The 2020 Menuhin Competition, in Richmond, Virginia, will now take place from the 13th to the 23rd of May, 2021 due to the pandemic.

The 2021 jury will comprise: Pamela Frank, Joji Hattori, Aaron Dworkin, Ralph Kirshbaum, Soyoung Yoon, Piers Lane and VC Artists Noah Bendix-Balgley and Angelo Xiang Yu

Artists-in-residence are set to include Regina CarterMark & Maggie O’Connor and the Sphinx Virtuosi.