The International Anton Rubinstein Competition 2019 - VIOLIN

6. & 7. 4月 2019, Dusseldorf

The International Anton Rubinstein Competition for Violin 2019 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: Internationale Musikakademie Anton Rubinstein, Flingerstr. 1, 40213 Düsseldorf.

 Jury

  • Wonhee Bae
  • Gabriele Leporatti
  • Michael Blatow

 Competition awards

  • 1. Prize from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein and SARTORY bow as loan for one year
  • 2. Prize from the Friends and Supporters of the Anton Rubinstein Academy
  • 3. Prize from the Blatow Foundation
  • Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

 Winners

Haeun Jin, Südkorea

1. Prize from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein and SARTORY bow as loan for one year
Biography 

 

Seoul Central Conservatory with Wonhee Bae Sunhwa Arts High School with Hyukjoo Kwon Folkwang Universität Essen with Boris Garlitsky

Competition:

Winner of many Korean National Music Competition such as Music education newspaper competition in Seoul, Yejeon Arts Foundation Competition, and Korean Young Artist Competition

Active Masterclass participation with violinists such as Ulf Wallin, Robert Mcduffie, Aaron Berofsky

Solo concerts in Mozart Hall, Buam Art Hall in Korea

Kaoru Oe, Japan

2. Prize from the Friends and Supporters of the Anton Rubinstein Academy
Biography 

Kaoru Oe was born in Japan in 1994 and had his first violin lessons at the age of five. He studied the violin at the Toho College of Music with Masafumi Hor and Keiko Urushihara. In his homeland he has been awarded numerous prestigious prizes, including the first prize, the audience prize and five additional special prizes at the 2013 Music Competition of Japan. The same year he won three more first prizes ‒ in the Salzburg Mozart International Chamber Music Competition, the Yokohama International Music Competition and the Japanese Playersʼ Competition. As a soloist Kaoru Oe has performed with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, the Yokohama Sinfonietta, the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and so on. He was an active participant in Kronberg Academyʼs Violin Masterclasses in 2015 with Mauricio Fuks and was awarded the Ana Chumachenco Prize. Kaoru Oe performed alongside Gidon Kremer, Christian Tetzlaff, Steven Isserlis and Sir
András Schiff in Chamber Music Connects the World in 2018. Since October 2015 Kaoru Oe has been studying at Kronberg Academy with Christian Tetzlaff.

Ilai Avni, Großbritannien

3. Prize from the Blatow Foundation
Biography 

Attends The Purcell School for Young Musicians in Bushy since September 2012, where he holds a scholarship under the Government’s ‘Music and Dance Scheme’.
First study: Violin with Dr Tanja Goldberg. Second studies: composition with Simon Speare and musicianship with Jaques Cohen. Ilai currently also studies for a Pre-U Music qualification as well as Maths and Physics at A Level. Ilai have already achieved an A grade in my AS Physics and distinction in his Violin Grade 8 exam when he was only 10.

At the Purcell School Ilai won all the major competitions and audition-based opportunities including:

The Purcell School Chamber Competition – Ilai was subsequently chosen to perform the Grieg C minor Violin Sonata at Wigmore Hall in June 2019.

The Purcell School Upper-School Concerto Competition – Ilai was subsequently chosen by Julian Lloyd Webber to perform the Wieniawski Concerto No. 2 with the Purcell Symphony Orchestra at Watford Colosseum in October 2018 with Douglas Boyd conducting.

The Purcell School Recital Competition – Ilai was chosen to perform a solo recital performance in the Purcell School senior showcase recitals at Milton Court, London in December 2017.

Matthew Chin, China

Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

Fanny Fheodoroff, Österreich

Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

Laura Katherina Handler, Deutschland

Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

MunJeong Kim, Südkorea

Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

Olatz Marta Ruiz de Gordejuela, Spanien

Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

Yoanna Ruseva, Bulgarien

Special Award from the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

 Participants - Final Round

  • Ilai Avni, Großbritannien
  • Livia Berchtold, Die Schweiz
  • Leon Blekh, Niederlande
  • Matthew Chin, China
  • Sunyoul Choi, Südkorea
  • Eleanor Dunbar, USA
  • Fanny Fheodoroff, Österreich
  • Laura Katherina Handler, Deutschland
  • Mak Hong Kiu, China
  • Haeun Jin, Südkorea
  • MunJeong Kim, Südkorea
  • Issei Kobayashi, Japan
  • Kaoru Oe, Japan
  • Djumash Poulsen, Großbritannien
  • Olatz Marta Ruiz de Gordejuela, Spanien
  • Yoanna Ruseva, Bulgarien
  • Takako Yumiba, Japan

 Participants - I. Round

  • Ribon Aida, Japan
  • Kazim Kaan Alicioglu, Türkei
  • Ilai Avni, Großbritannien
  • Jana Barkat, Ägypten
  • Maxim Basevich, Russland
  • Livia Berchtold, Die Schweiz
  • Elise Bertrand, Frankreich
  • Leon Blekh, Niederlande
  • Wei-Chung Chen, Taiwan
  • Matthew Chin, China
  • Sunyoul Choi, Südkorea
  • Eleanor Dunbar, USA
  • Sofia Ermasova, Russland
  • Mariana Espada Lopes, Portugal
  • Fanny Fheodoroff, Österreich
  • Annika Fuchs, Deutschland
  • Dorothea Gehrke, Deutschland
  • Xenia Geugelin, Deutschland
  • Laura Katherina Handler, Deutschland
  • Sofia Hnativ, Ukraine
  • Mak Hong Kiu, China
  • Ping-Hsuan Hsu, Taiwan
  • Philip Huang, Polen
  • Jaekyung Hwang, Südkorea
  • Aytan Ibrahimov, Azerbaijan
  • Mao Ito, Japan
  • Haeun Jin, Südkorea
  • Eunsil Kang, Südkorea
  • Annika Kaufmann, Deutschland
  • MunJeong Kim, Südkorea
  • Angela Kim, USA
  • Seo Won Kim, Südkorea
  • Issei Kobayashi, Japan
  • Kanon Kobayashi, Japan
  • Konrad Kowal, USA
  • Alexander Kuznetsov, Russland
  • Lucrezia Lavino Mercuri, Italien
  • Ler Ler Ma, Singapur
  • Yuko Matsumoto, Japan
  • Ulisse Mazzon, Italien
  • Juncheol Mun, Südkorea
  • Polina Elena Munteanu, Deutschland
  • Leyli Mussawisade, Deutschland
  • Anastasia Obsieger, Deutschland
  • Kaoru Oe, Japan
  • Domenico Petruzziello, Italien
  • Riccardo Porrovecchio, Italien
  • Djumash Poulsen, Großbritannien
  • Juliette Roeland, Frankreich
  • Olatz Marta Ruiz de Gordejuela, Spanien
  • Yoanna Ruseva, Bulgarien
  • Ezo Dem Sarici, Großbritannien
  • Nalae Shin, Südkorea
  • Roman Spirin, Russland
  • Yana Stadnyk, Ukraine
  • Naoko Tajima, Japan
  • Erua Takahashi, Japan
  • Rika Tanimoto, Japan
  • Chou Tien-Ai, Taiwan
  • Jacqueline Tso, USA
  • Yuliia Vasylkova, Ukraine
  • Roberta Verna, Deutschland
  • Morgane Voisin, Deutschland
  • Miyuko Wahr, Deutschland
  • Vanessa White, Großbritannien
  • Takako Yumiba, Japan
  • Manuel de Almeida Ferrer, Portugal

 Entry conditions

  1. The International Anton Rubinstein Violin Competition 2019 is organized by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Dusseldorf and will take place in the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Dusseldorf, Germany on April 6th & 7th, 2019.
  2. Violinist 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 8th, 2019.
  5. The Final will take place in the Concert Hall of the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein, Dusseldorf,Germany.
  6. The Final of competition is open to the public.
  7. A maximum of 20 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 at least 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 7th, 2019 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 1th, 2019
    Registration fee: 75€ before February 1th, 2019 and 100 € thereafter.
  20. The registration fee is non-refundable.