BREAKING | VC Young Artist Johan Dalene Awarded 1st Prize at Nielsen Violin Competition

18-year-old VC Young Artist Johan Dalene has been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition

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Johan Dalene Nielsen Violin Competition Cover

18-year-old VC Young Artist Johan Dalene from Sweden has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition – in Odense, Denmark.

A student of Per Enoksson at the Stockholm Royal College of Music, Johan is a former major prize winner at the Kocian, Thomas and Evon Cooper and Menuhin International Violin Competitions.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to: 21-year-old Marie-Astrid Hulot from France and 22-year-old Anna Agafia Egholm from Denmark.

 

 

“I am of course very happy … and i feel so grateful and honoured to have been awarded this top prize …” Johan has said.

“I want to thank my fellow finalists and i just say what a truely amazing time I’ve had here in Odense this week,” he has said.

Open to international violinists 29 years and younger, Johan will receive €12,000 (USD $14,000), a recording with the Orchid Classics label – plus at least 10 important orchestral and festival performance opportunities.

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JOHAN DALENE | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | YARON TRAUB & ODENSE SYMPHONY | 2019 CARL NIELSEN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 18-YEARS-OLD

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST JOHAN DALENE | NIELSEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | YARON TRAUB & ODENSE SYMPHONY | 2019 CARL NIELSEN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 18-YEARS-OLD

 

The prize for the ‘Best Interpretation of Sally Beamish’s new-piece Prealudium and Allegro for Solo Violin’ in the opening round of this year’s competition was awarded to Anna Agafia Egholm.

The 2019 jury comprised: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (Competition President), Eugen TichindeleanuAlbena DanailovaSergey KhachatryanNurit Bar-josefSally BeamishIngrid FliterKathryn Enticott and Tobias Niederschlag.

Previous prize winners include: Kathleen Winkler, Joji Hattori, Nikolaj Znaider, Jennifer Koh, Pekka Kuusisto, Adele Anthony, Hrachya Avanesyan – and VC Artists Josef Spacek, Ji Won Song and Luke Hsu.

 

MARIE-ASTRID HULOT | KORNGOLD VIOLIN CONCERTO | YARON TRAUB & ODENSE SYMPHONY | 2019 CARL NIELSEN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE

 

MARIE-ASTRID HULOT | NIELSEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | YARON TRAUB & ODENSE SYMPHONY | 2019 CARL NIELSEN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 2ND PRIZE

 

ANNA AGAFIA EGHOLM | SHOSTAKOVICH VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 IN A MINOR | YARON TRAUB & ODENSE SYMPHONY | 2019 CARL NIELSEN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE

 

ANNA AGAFIA EGHOLM | NIELSEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | YARON TRAUB & ODENSE SYMPHONY | 2019 CARL NIELSEN INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 3RD PRIZE

 

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