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Finalists Announced at Queen Elisabeth Competition

12 violinists will advance to the 2024 Final round to be held from May 27 - June 1st - including 8 VC Young Artists

The 12 candidates progressing through to the Final Round of the 2024 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition have today been announced, in Brussels, Belgium.

This year's finalists are:

  • VC Young Artist Joshua Brown
  • VC Young Artist Hana Chang
  • VC Young Artist Elli Choi
  • VC Young Artist SongHa Choi
  • Anna Im
  • VC Young Artist Julian Rhee
  • Karen Su
  • Ruslan Talas
  • VC Young Artist Dmytro Udovychenko
  • VC Young Artist Minami Yoshida
  • Dayoon You
  • VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu

Twelve finalists will perform in the final rounds from May 27 to June 1. They will play a concerto of their own choice, with the Belgian National Orchestra under the baton of Antony Hermus, as well as a newly-composed work by Thierry Escaich.

The prizes include a First Prize of € 25,000, Second Prize, awarded by the Belgian Science Policy (Belspo) of € 20,000, Third Prize of € 17,000, Fourth Prize, this year awarded by the Government of the German-speaking Community of Belgium, of € 12,500, and Fifth Prize of € 10,000, and Sixth Prize of € 8,000.

Previous first prize winners include the likes of David Oistrakh, Leonid Kogan, Jaime Laredo, Phillippe Hischhorn, Miriam Fried, Vadim Repin, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Baiba Skride — and VC Artists Ray Chen, Stella Chen and Ji-Young Lim.

Full performances of all opening round candidates available now at: queenelisabethcompetition.be

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