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2nd Round Candidates Announced at Romania’s Enescu International Violin Comp

The 17 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 George Enescu International Violin Competition have been announced

The 17 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 George Enescu International Violin Competition have today been announced  in Bucharest, Romania.

The 2018 2nd Round violin candidates are:

  • Angela Jiye Bae (South Korea)
  • Mălina Ciobanu (Romania)
  • Cristian De Sa (UK)
  • Giuseppe Gibboni (Italy)
  • Haram Kim (South Korea)
  • Alexandra Lomeiko (New Zealand)
  • Elias David Moncado (Germany)
  • Felicitas Schiffner (Germany)
  • Vikram Sedona (Italy)
  • Haruna Shinoyama (Japan)
  • Orest Smovzh (Ukraine)
  • Una Stanic (Croatia)
  • Alican Suner (Turkey)
  • Alexandra Tirsu (Republic of Moldova)
  • Yukiko Uno (Japan)
  • Songao Wu (China)
  • Jinru Zhang (China)

Open to international violinists 32 years and younger, the 1st prize winner will receive 15,000 EUR (US $17,000) – plus a number of important international performance invitations.

The 2018 violin jury comprises: Pierre Amoyal (President), Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Viktor Tretyakov, Remus Azoiţei, Agustin León Ara, Salvatore Accardo, Pavel Vernikov, Eduard Schmieder and Silvia Marcovici.

Previous major prize winners include: Silvia Marcovici, Philip Hirshchhorn – and VC Artists Alexandra Conunova and Fedor Rudin.

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