The 25 opening spherical candidates have at present been introduced for the 2019 Tchaikovsky Worldwide Violin Competitors – to be held in St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia from the 18th to the 27th of June, 2019.
The opening spherical candidates are:
VC Younger Artist Sirena Huang (United States)
VC Younger Artist Lara Boschkor (Germany)
VC Younger Artist Marc Bouchkov (Belgium)
VC Younger Artist Stephen Kim (United States)
VC Younger Artist SooBeen Lee (South Korea)
VC Younger Artist Dmytro Udovychenko (Ukraine)
VC Younger Artist Monè Hattori (Japan)
Milan Al-Ashhab (Czech Republic)
Christopher Tun Andersen (Norway)
Kristine Balanas (Latvia)
Olga Volkova (Russia)
Giuseppe Gibboni (Italy)
Sergey Dogadin (Russia)
Leonid Zheleznyi (Russia)
Ravil Islyamov (Russia)
Mayumi Kanagawa (United States)
Roksana Kwasnikowska (Poland)
Donghyun Kim (South Korea)
Chisa Kitagawa (Japan)
Albrecht Menzel (Germany)
Fumika Mohri (Japan)
Aylen Pritchin (Russia)
Anna Savkina (Russia)
Elli Choi (United States)
Sara Etelavuori (Finland)
This 12 months’s competitors can be held accross 6 classes – Piano, Violin, Cello, Voice, Woodwinds and Brass Devices.
Every class winners will obtain US $30,000 – with the one Tchaikovsky Competitors Grand Prix winner to be awarded an extra US $100,000.
The 2019 violin jury will comprise: Martin Engstrom (Chair), Kristóf Baráti, Mikhail Kopelman, Boris Kuschnir, Alexei Shalashov, Akiko Suwanai, Salvatore Accardo, Michael Haefliger, Sergei Krylov, Elmar Oliveira, Dmitry Sitkovetsky and Viktor Tretiakov.
Earlier 1st prize winners embody: Viktor Tretiakov, Gidon Kremer, Elmar Oliveira, Viktoria Mullova, Ilya Kaler and Mayuko Kamio.
This 12 months’s cello candidates have additionally at present been introduced.