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Cello Semi-Finalists Announced at Harbin’s Schoenfeld String Competition

The 12 Cello Semi-Finalists have today been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition

HARBIN ― The 12 cello semi-finalists have today been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, in Harbin, China.

The 12 2016 cello semi-finalists are:

  • Eun Cho (South Korea)
  • Eunghee Cho (United States)
  • Christoph Croise (France)
  • Luca Giovannini (Italy)
  • Guan-Yu Huang (Taiwan/China)
  • Minji Kim (South Korea/Switzerland)
  • Minji Kim (South Korea/United States)
  • Kyung Jun Lee (South Korea)
  • Jaesung Lim (South Korea)
  • Mo Mo (China)
  • Nelli Tsinman (Russia)
  • Jiaoyang Xu (China)

For the Semi-Final round, each cello candidate will present 2 movements from a Solo Bach Cello Suite – plus a cello virtuosic work of their own choice.

Open to violinists, cellists, string quartets, piano trios and piano quartets of any nationality, the 1st prize violin and cello winners will receive US $30,000.

The 2016 jury comprises: Alice Schoenfeld (Founder), Suli Xue (Artist Director), Shlomo Mintz (Violin Jury Chair), Lynn Harrell (Cello Jury Chair), Sergey Antonov, Jindong Cai, David Grimal, Judith Ingolfsson, Josephine Knight, Zhongguo Sheng, Kirill Troussov, Marianna Vasileva and the Kodaly String Quartet.

For full video playback of all rounds, visit: http://bit.ly/2aqLFIx.

The Violin Channel, as this year’s official competition media partner will be providing live rolling coverage directly from all venues. You won’t miss a beat.

PICTURED: 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition Semi-Finalist, Christoph Croise, from France.

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