Sixteen semi-finalists have been named in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, which began Sunday in Indiana. They are:
Semi-finals will take place Friday through Monday, with each of the 16 semi-finalists required to present a full recital showcasing 19th and 20th century works from the standard repertoire. This round also includes the World Premiere of the Suite No. 3 for Solo Violin by American composer William Bolcom. Here is the page for watching the live stream and catch up on any performances you missed on this page of archived videos.
Members of the 2018 Indianapolis competition jury include Jaime Laredo (President), Pamela Frank, Mihaela Martin, Kyoko Takezawa, Cho-Liang Lin, Arnold Steinhardt, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Dong-Suk Kang and Rodney Friend.
Founded in 1982 by Josef Gingold, Indianapolis has hosted nine competitions, occurring every every four years, naming a total of 54 laureates from 22 countries. This year's preliminaries began with 38 violinists from 13 countries, ranging in age from 16 to 29. For the 2018 Competition, the IVCI received 123 applications from 25 countries.Tweet
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