First-prize winner Zhanbo Zheng in the middle, with second-prize winner Manuel Vioque-Judd on the left and third-prize winner Cong Wu on the right.
And here are the winners of the other prizes:
Concerto Prize (Best performance of 20th c. concerto): Yifei Deng of China
Best Performance of the Commissioned Work, Aldonza by Christian Colberg: Matthew Cohen of USA
Best Bach Performance (Linnet Press Editions Award): Kei Tojo of Japan
Mozart Prize (Best performance of Mozart Kegelstatt Trio): Cong Wu of China
Primrose Prize (Best performance of a Primrose transcription): Kendra James of Canada
Sonata Prize: Manuel Vioque-Judd of France
Tone Award: Olivia Palazzolo of USA
Honorable Mentions: Born Lau of China, and Kei Tojo of Japan
Awards were granted after a Final round which featured the three finalists playing a concerto work with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra. Manuel Vioque-Judd played "Lachrymae" by Benjamin Britten; Cong Wu played Concerto in B minor by Handel/Casadesus; and Zhanbo Zheng played "Lachrymae" by Benjamin Britten.