The competition, held in Zhuhai, China, began Tuesday with 114 young musicians from 20 countries. They are competing in three different age categories: 12 and under (Group A); ages 13 through 16 (Group B); and ages 17 through 23 (Group C). A separate group of prizes (first, second and third) will be awarded for each separate age category (Here is a list of the prizes. )
Violinists chosen for the semi-finals are:
Group A (12 and under):
Group B (Ages 13 through 16)
Group C (Ages 17 through 23)
The second round will take place today through Monday, with Finals Tuesday through Sept. 23. Finals will be live-streamed; to find the live-streaming schedule and links, click here.
Jury members for the violin section include Paul Roczek, Friedemann Eichhorn, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Harald Eggebrecht, Ani Schnarch, Akiko Tatsumi, Weidong Tong and Lina Yu.
The competition is co-hosted by Zhuhai International Culture Association and the University Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria.Tweet
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