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Candidates Announced for South Korea’s 2017 Isangyun International Violin Competition

The 25 candidates have been announced for the 2017 Isangyun International Violin Competition - including VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin

The 25 candidates have been announced for the 2017 Isangyun International Violin Competition – to be held in Tongyeong, South Korea from the 28th of October to the 5th of November, 2017.

The 2017 violin candidates are:

  • VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin (France/Russia)
  • Nigel Armstrong (USA)
  • Elina Buksha (Latvia)
  • Adam Koch Christensen (Denmark)
  • Isabelle Durrenberger (USA)
  • Anthony Fournier (Switzerland)
  • Yookyung Kang (South Korea)
  • Haram Kim (South Korea)
  • Jee Won Kim (South Korea)
  • Jeein Kim (South Korea)
  • Youngji Kim (South Korea)
  • Jaeook Lee (South Korea)
  • Kunwha Lee (South Korea)
  • Christine Lim (USA)
  • Alexandra Lomeiko (New Zealand)
  • Rachel Ostler (USA)
  • Sungmi Park (South Korea)
  • Taejun Park (South Korea)
  • Ji Won Song (South Korea)
  • Alican Suner (Turkey)
  • Yun Tang (China)
  • Darya Varlamova (Belarus)
  • Eimi Wakui (Japan)
  • Doreen Dasol Yun (Canada)
  • Nancy Zhou (USA)

Presented by the Tongyeong International Music Foundation in remembrance of renowned Korean composer Isang Yun, the 1st prize winner will to receive KRW 30,000,000 (USD $26,130).

The 2017 jury will comprise: Michael Haefliger (Chairman), Pierre Amoyal, Ju-young Baek, Pavel Berman, Ida Kavafian, Boris Kuschnir, Kyoko Takezawa, Gerhard Schulz and Vera Tsu Wei-Ling.

Previous 1st prize winners include VC Young Artists Luke Hsu & Yu-Chien Benny Tseng.



PICTURED: 2017 Isangyun International Violin Competition candidate, VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin 

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