Semi-Finalists Named in the Montreal International Violin Competition

May 25, 2016, 10:33 PM · Congratulations to the semi-finalists named Wednesday in the Montreal International Violin Competition!

2016 Montreal Semi-finalists
Semi-Finalists in the 2016 Montreal International Violin Competition

Chosen from 23 violinists from around the world, the 12 semi-finalists are:

You can find their bios and full programs on this page.

Semi-final rounds will take place May 27-May 28. To see the videos and live feed, click here. From those, six finalists will be chosen to play in the Finals May 30 and 31. A Gala Concert will take place June 2, and for both the Finals and Gala Concert, competitors will perform with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM), with guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero.

In an interesting twist, prizes will be announced right before the Gala Concert.

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