Competitor Order Announced for Michael Hill International Violin Competition
The Semi-Final competitor order and schedule for the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, in New Zealand has been announced – including 2 VC ‘Young Artists’.
Monday June 8th
9:30 - 10:10 VC 'Young Artist' Timothy Chooi, Canada
10:10 - 10:50 Ania Filochowska, Poland
10:50 -11:30 Youjin Lee, South Korea
11:50 - 12:30 Eunae Koh, South Korea
12:30 - 1:10 I-Hung Huang, Taiwan
2:40 - 3:20 YuEun Kim, South Korea
3:20 - 4:00 Elly Suh, USA/South Korea
4:20 - 5:00pm Mimi Jung, USA
5:00 - 5:40pm VC 'Young Artist' Suyeon Kang, Australia
Sunday June 9th
9:30 - 10:10 Yabing Tan, China
10:10 - 10:50 Jung Min Choi, South Korea
10:50 - 11:30 Ashley Park, USA
11:50 - 12:30 Sanghee Ji, South Korea
12:30 - 1:10 Christine Lim, South Korea
2:40 - 3:20 Marie-Christine Klettner, Austria
3:20 - 4:00 Mari Lee, South Korea / Japan
4:20 - 5:00 Natsumi Tsuboi, Japan/USA
5:00 - 5:40 Liya Petrova, Bulgaria
For the Semi-Final Round 1 and 2 each candidate will present 2 public recitals – comprising 2 movements of a Bach Solo Sonata or Partita, a Paganini Caprice, a salon work for violin and piano, the 1st movement of a Mozart Concerto, 2 movements from a Major Romantic/20th Century sonata, this year's set commissioned work by New Zealand composer Kenneth Young – and Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake Danse Russe' Concertmaster's solo.
6 competitors will progress to the Semi Final Round 3 - to present a piano trio work on Wednesday 10th June at the Auckland Town Hall.
The 2015 winner will receive NZ $40,000 (US $31,000), a recording contract, an intensive New Zealand performance tour – and a personalised professional career development programme.
Live web streaming of all rounds, will be available at: http://bit.ly/1G0y9Eo
The Violin Channel will be reporting live from the Queenstown Memorial Centre and the Auckland Town Hall.
You won’t miss a beat!
PICTURED: 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition Semi-Finalists, VC 'Young Artist' Suyeon Kang from Australia and Timothy Chooi from Canada