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RIA HONDA

USA

  • date of birth: July 24, 2000
  • currently studying in the Columbia University – Juilliard School Exchange where she studies with Li Lin;
  • masterclasses and lessons with artists such as Ray Chen, Tong Wei Dong, Grigory Kalinovsky, Leonid Kerbel, Ani Kavafian, David Nadien, Stephan Picard, Joseph Silverstein, Pavel Vernikov, Yo-Yo Ma;
  • attended the Meadowmount School of Music, The Heifetz Institute, Ishikawa Music Academy, Académie musicale de Villecroze, Académie Internationale de Musique MusicAlp à Tignes, among others;
  • currently plays on a 1768 Gennaro Gagliano violin on generous loan from the Ryuji Ueno Foundation.

Prizes: Sejong Music Competition, Seattle Symphony Young Artists Competition and Cascade Symphony Young Artists Competition

Program:

First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K. 219

Paganini Caprice No. 1

Second Round

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major Op. 30 No. 3

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Chausson Poème Op.25

Semifinal

Ravel Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major

Enescu Sonata No. 2 in F minor for Violin and Piano Op. 6

Waxman Carmen Fantasie

Final

Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47