Semi-Finalists Announced in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition!

August 19, 2016, 8:52 AM · Congratulations to the semi-finalists announced today in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition!

They are:

Shanghai semi-finalists

For full bios of the competitors, click here. The semi-finalists were chosen from 24 violinists ages 18 through 32 who started preliminary rounds on Tuesday. The semi-final rounds, which take place at the Shanghai Symphony Hall, begin on August 23, and I'll be bringing you impressions from Shanghai next week.

All stories will be available on our Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition page. Six finalists will be announced at the conclusion of the semi-finals, and prize winners will be announced following the Final Round, Sept. 1 and 2.

BELOW: Yuting Chen of Taiwan, a student of Ida Kavafian and Shmuel Ashkenasi at the Curtis Institute of Music, plays Paganini Caprices 2 and 24. Find a playlist of other performances from the quarter-finals at the top of our Shanghai Competition page.

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