The sixteenth version, being held from October 8-20, 2022, in Poznan, is streaming LIVE on The Violin Channel
The sixteenth Worldwide Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competitors is at the moment underway on the Adam Mickiewicz College Auditorium — you may watch the competitors stay on The Violin Channel, right here.
After finishing the primary stage of the competitors, the second spherical of candidates has been introduced. They’re, in alphabetical order:
Hana Chang (Japonia / Singapore / USA)
Jane Hyeonjin Cho (South Korea)
Hawijch Elders (The Netherlands)
Natsuki Gunji (Japan)
Yiyang Hou (China)
Meruert Karmenova (Kazakhstan)
Hina Maeda (Japan)
Elias David Moncado (Germany)
Wojciech Niedziółka (Poland)
Karen Su (USA)
Max Tan (USA)
Shihan Wang (China)
Qingzhu Weng (China)
Dayoon You (South Korea)
Zhixin Zhang (China)
The Gala and Prize-Winner Live performance is scheduled for October 21. Open to violinists of any nationality, born between 1991 and 2005, this yr’s first prize winner will obtain EUR 50,000.
This yr’s jury includes Augustin Dumay (Chairperson), Daniel Stabrawa (Vice-Chair), Agnieszka Duczmal, Barnabás Kelemen, René Koering, Grzegorz Kotów, Bartłomiej Nizioł, Mariusz Patyra, Miguel da Silva, Jian Wang, Christopher Warren-Inexperienced.
“After listening to the younger violinists wishing to compete within the subsequent Wieniawski Competitors, it was laborious to not be impressed by an distinctive total stage, and above all, by the looks of some excellent musical personalities and individualities,” mentioned Augustin Dumay, Chairman of the Jury. “The 2022 Wieniawski Competitors shall be thrilling and charming.”
Organized by Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society of Poznań in collaboration with the Nationwide Institute of Music and Dance, the occasion is co-funded by the Ministry of Tradition and Nationwide Heritage, with monetary help from the Municipality of Poznań and Self-Authorities of the Province of Wielkopolska.
“Our Institute fosters the event of artists, in addition to promotes the legacy of Polish music,” commented Katarzyna Meissner, Director of the Nationwide Institute of Music and Dance. “Events like these present splendid alternatives to indicate the world what’s greatest in Polish tradition. Therefore, it’s with satisfaction that we make our contribution to the group of such a superb occasion, one which has already develop into a part of Polish historical past.”