Probably I do not need to talk much. Here is the number of finalists from each country of the Queen Elisabeth Competition.
Recent successful performance of Korea violinists is remarkable. Could anybody explain why? Does the success owe their special education system? Or does violin music chime into their culture, with their preference in ethnologically melancholic songs? Or Sarah Cheng inspired them? Or anybody take a position that it is just an accident that many Korean violinists made to the final this time? I am curious.
Probably I do not need to talk much. Here is the finalist of Queen Elisabeth Competition:
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