Finalists Announced at Belgium's Ysaÿe International Violin Competition
The category Finalists have been announced at the 2019 Ysaÿe International Violin Competition
The category Finalists have today been announced at the 2019 Ysaÿe International Violin Competition – in Liège, Belgium.
The 17-year-old and under category Finalists are:
- Varvara Vasylieva (Ukraine)
- Lir Vaginsky (Germany)
- Stefan Burchardt (Denmark)
- Matvey Blumin (Russia)
- Darwin Chang (Taiwan)
The 18 to 33-year-old category Finalists are:
- VC Young Artist Anne Luisa Kramb (Germany)
- Hiromi Fukuda (Japan)
- Rimma Benyumova (Russia)
- Alexander Kuznetsov (Russia)
- Cesar Laporev (Belgium)
- Feliks Harutyunyan (Armenia)
- Galiya Zharova (Kazakhstan)
- Yumiba Yumiko (Japan)
Open to international violinists 33 years and younger, the Senior 1st prize winner will receive €3000 - plus a French bow, valued at €4000.
The 2019 jury comprises: Philippe Koch (President), Andrey Baranov, Philippe Lehaen, George Tudorache, Hrachya Avanesyan, Mikhail Yakovlev, Jean-Marc Onkelinx, Robert Stephanian and Ashot Khachatourian.