Printer-friendly version

Semi-Finalists announced in the Queen Elisabeth Belgium 2015

Heather Kurzbauer

Written by
Published: May 10, 2015 at 9:32 AM [UTC]

The 24 semi-finalists were named around midnight on Saturday in the Queen Elisabeth Belgium 2015:

QE2015 Semifinalists

William Ching-Yi Wei (Chinese Tapei)
Tobias Feldmann (Germany)
Thomas Reif (Germany)
Kang Suyeon (Australia)
Mohri Fumika (Japan)
Kenneth Renshaw (U.S.A.)
Kim Bomsori (Korea)
Vladyslava Luchenko (Ukraine)
Wang Xiao (China)
Yang Yoon (Korea)
William Hagen (U.S.A.)
Suh Elly (U.S.A.)
Matsuyama Michiru (Japan)
Song Ji Won (Korea)
Lee Ji Yoon (Korea)
Brendan Shea (U.S.A.)
Oleksii Semenenko (Ukraine)
Lim Ji Young (Korea)
Solenne Païdassi (France)
Rosanne Philippens (The Netherlands)
George Tudorache (Romania
Kristi Gjezi (France)
Wong Momo (Japan / U.S.A.)
Stephen Waarts (The Netherlands / U.S.A.)

Find more at: Queen Elisabeth website

..and here is a schedule of the Semi-Finals.

Here is information about watching the livestream.

* * *

Stay tuned to this space for live reports from the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition (QEIMC) 2015.

I'll be in Brussels writing for starting May 25th until the final proclamation May 31st!

From Paul Deck
Posted on May 11, 2015 at 3:33 AM
I wish I was good enough to be sent home from that contest after the first round. Phew, there are some amazing violinists there.

This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook YouTube Instagram Email is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

JR Judd Violins
JR Judd Violins

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Los Angeles Philharmonic

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

Anne Cole Violin Maker
Anne Cole Violin Maker Shopping Guide Shopping Guide

Metzler Violin Shop

Southwest Strings

Bobelock Cases

Johnson String Instrument/Carriage House Violins

Jargar Strings

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop


Los Angeles Violin Shop


String Masters

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Laurie's Books

Discover the best of in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews. Interviews Volume 1 Interviews Volume 1, with introduction by Hilary Hahn Interviews Volume 2 Interviews Volume 2, with introduction by Rachel Barton Pine