The 2nd round candidates have today been announced at the inaugural 2018 Viktor Treyakov International Violin Competition – in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
The 2018 2nd round candidates are:
- VC Young Artist Sergey Dogadin (Russia)
- Minjia Zhu (China)
- Kristine Galano (Philippines/United States)
- Do Gyung Anna Im (South Korea)
- Takamori Arai (Japan)
- Runyin Zhang (China)
- Rimma Benyumova (Russia/Germany)
- Shukong He (China)
- Petr Lundstrem (Russia)
- Chisa Kitagawa (Japan)
- Ming Liu (China)
- Leonid Zhelezny (Russia)
Open to international violinists aged 16 to 30, the 1st prize winner will receive US $15,000.
The 2018 jury comprises: Viktor Tretyakov, Boris Kuschnir, Vera Tsu Weiling, Kurt Sassmannshaus, Vadim Repin, Natalya Likhopoy, Aiman Mussakhajayeva, Qian Zhou and Takashi Shimizu.