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Semi-Finalists Belgium's Arthur Grumiaux International Violin Competition

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Belgium's Arthur Grumiaux International Violin Competition (AGIVC) is taking place between April 9 and April 14, 2024, in Brussels. The upcoming final round will be accompanied by the Baron AG Foundation Orchestra and conductor Luc Dewez.

The competition jury comprises George Tudorache (president and artistic director of AGIVC), Michael GuttmanSvetlana MakarovaRobin Wilson, and Rūta Lipinaitytė. The pianists for this year's competition include Philippe Ivanov and Lionel Bams.

The competition has three categories: Category I for candidates born between April 2013 and April 2024, Category II for candidates born between April 2008 and March 2013, and Category III for candidates born between April 10, 2002 and March 2008.

The 2024 semifinalists include:


  • Hanyu Wang - China
  • Huaide Li - China
  • Mufeng Li - China
  • Muqi Yuan - China
  • Ria Kang - USA / South Korea
  • Tianyou Lin - China
  • Wenjing Hu - China
  • Ye Eum Lee - South Korea
  • Yibing Chen - China


  • Elina He  - China
  • Jingheng Zhang - China
  • Mio Imai - Japan
  • Philipp Chernomor - Germany
  • Zoja Syguda - Poland


  • Brandon Du - USA
  • Dániel Hodos - Hungary
  • Ilva Eigus - Switzerland / Latvia
  • Kaori López Shinohara - Spain
  • Kento Hong - USA / Japan / Taiwan
  • Shihan Wang - Chin

During his lifetime, Arthur Grumiaux had asked his wife, Amanda Webb, to set up a foundation whose main aim would be to defend the ethical and cultural values he had always expressed through his musical interpretations.

On December 10, 1987, a year after his death, Webb, together with several personalities close to the great violinist, set up the Baron Arthur Grumiaux Foundation — which is now dedicated to the memory and life of the Belgian master.

upcoming events

may 2024

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june 2024

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