The International Anton Rubinstein Competition 2020 - VIOLA

18. & 19. April 2020, Berlin

The International Anton Rubinstein Competition for Viola 2020 supports and promotes talented, young musicians, music students, soloists, and prospective orchestral musicians by providing a platform for competition and with its prestigious awards.

Venue: Mendelssohn-Remise, Jägerstr. 51, 10117 Berlin

 Jury

  • Yuri Bondarev
  • Tatjana Masurenko
  • Garth Knox

 Competition awards

  • 1st Prize - 1000 € or viola bow as loan for one year
  • 2nd Prize - 750 € or viola bow as loan for one year
  • 3rd Prize - 500 € or viola bow as loan for one year

 Participants - Final Round

  • Ana Dunne Sequi, Spanien
  • Yağmur Erdoğan, Türkei
  • Hortense Fourrier, Frankreich
  • Mila Gafner, Die Schweiz
  • Heloise Houze, Frankreich
  • Eunbit Ko, Südkorea
  • Shuchen Liu, China
  • Vitalia Mokshina, Russland
  • Julie Park, Neuseeland
  • Riina Piirilä, Finnland
  • Pau Planell Molist, Spanien
  • Luz Elisabeth Sánchez Suero, Spanien
  • Otoha Tabata, Japan
  • Albin Uusijärvi, Schweden
  • Julia Wawrowska, Polen
  • Kinga Wojdalska, Polen

 Participants - I. Round

  • Momoko Aritomi, Japan
  • Arda Aykut, Türkei
  • Vittorio Benaglia, Italien
  • Barbora Butvydaite, Litauen
  • Yibo Cao, China
  • Ho Yan Tiffany Cheng, China
  • Valentin Chiapello, Frankreich
  • Ana Dunne Sequi, Spanien
  • Abigail Elder, USA
  • Yağmur Erdoğan, Türkei
  • Hortense Fourrier, Frankreich
  • Mila Gafner, Die Schweiz
  • Heloise Houze, Frankreich
  • Eunbit Ko, Südkorea
  • Mateos Kovacaj, Albanien
  • Irénée Krumenacker, Frankreich
  • Hayley Lau, Australien
  • Hui Pang Lee, China
  • Zhiyun Liu, China
  • Shuchen Liu, China
  • Giorgi Mardaleishvili, Georgien
  • Vitalia Mokshina, Russland
  • Dima Nedyalkova, Bulgarien
  • Julia M. Ogas González, Spanien
  • Antonia Ohnimus, Deutschland
  • Yumin Park, Südkorea
  • Saerok Park, Südkorea
  • Ji Eun Park, Südkorea
  • Julie Park, Neuseeland
  • Riina Piirilä, Finnland
  • Pau Planell Molist, Spanien
  • Denizsu Polat, Türkei
  • Olga Reznichenko, Russland
  • Alinka Rowe, Großbritannien
  • Ezgi Sentin, Türkei
  • Katsiaryna Shapachka, Weißrussland
  • Ekaterina Sharapova, Russland
  • Ethan Sherman, USA
  • Jasper Sitte, Deutschland
  • Luz Elisabeth Sánchez Suero, Spanien
  • Otoha Tabata, Japan
  • Ayako Tahara, Japan
  • Shih-Hsien Tsai, Taiwan
  • Albin Uusijärvi, Schweden
  • Tatiana Vitel, Russland
  • Min-Ling Wang, Taiwan
  • Jiaying Wang, China
  • Julia Wawrowska, Polen
  • Kinga Wojdalska, Polen
  • Wenbo Xin, China
  • Feng Xue, China
  • Hye Lim Yoo, Südkorea
  • Raphaël Zeitoun, Frankreich
  • Clara Qiyun Zhao, China

 Entry conditions

  1. The International Anton Rubinstein Violin Competition 2020 is organized by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein and will take place in the Mendelssohn-Remise, Jägerstr. 51, 10117 Berlin, Germany on April 18th & 19th, 2020.
  2. Violist of all nationalities and ages may take part in this competition.
  3. The competition will take place in two rounds, from which the Jury will decide the winners.
  4. The first round will be completed via video link on YouTube. The results will be announced via email on March 17th, 2020.
  5. The Final will take place in the Concert Hall Mendelssohn-Remise, Jägerstr. 51, 10117 Berlin, Germany.
  6. The Final of competition is open to the public.
  7. A maximum of 16 candidates will be advanced to the final. This decision will be made by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein, using the recordings from the first round.
  8. The International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein will determine the order in which the competitors perform.
  9. The repertoire for the first round can be freely chosen by the candidate, but must be max. 30 minutes long.
  10. For the final, the candidates must present a program which does not exceed a 30 minute time limit.  The repertoire choice for the final is free, must be performed by memory and may include works from the first round.
  11. The works, which require a preparation of the grand piano, are excluded from the competition.
  12. In the final, the jury has the right to interrupt any performance that exceeds the 30-minute time limit.
  13. The candidates are allowed to bring their own accompanists. However, if need be, and with prior arrangement, the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein will also appoint a pianist for the competitors. The fee for the pianist is 100€, (to be paid after the selection in the Final Round), and includes a 20 minutes rehearsal and the competition performance.
  14. The final results will be announced on Sunday evening, April 19th, 2020 about 7:30 pm.
  15. All participants must be present when the competition results are announced.
  16. With their registration, participants authorize the organizer, i.e. the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein, to use all photo, video and audio material of the competition at its discretion.
  17. The decision of the jury is final and incontestable.
  18. With his or her registration, the candidate agrees to the rules and regulations of the competition.
  19. Registration Deadline: March, 10th 2020
    Registration fee: 75€ before February, 10th 2020 and 100 € thereafter.
  20. The registration fee is non-refundable.
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Schedules
  • Schedules are being worked on and will be published soon.