Four musicians from South Korea, two from Japan, two from the United States and one from Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Romania and Turkey each qualified to the Second Round of the Violin Section at the Enescu Competition 2016
Four musicians from South Korea, two from Japan, two from the United States and one from Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Romania and Turkey each qualified to the Second Round of the Violin Section at the “George Enescu” International Competition 2016. The results were announced on Monday by the specialized jury.
The First Round of the “George Enescu” International Competition 2016, Violin Section, took place on September 10, 11 and 12, at the National University of Music Bucharest. The specialized jury decided on Monday, September 12, the contestants qualified for the second round of the Competition: Alican Süner (Turkey), Ioana Cristina Goicea (Romania), Hwapyung Yoo (South Korea), Elly Suh (United States of America), Yasuka Morizono (Japan), Erzhan Kulibaev (Kazakhstan), Sungmi Park (South Korea), Usha Kapoor (United States of America), Alexandra Lomeiko (New Zealand), Gyehee Kim (South Korea), Haruna Shinoyama (Japan), Donghyun Kim (South Korea).
The jury of the Violin Section at the 2016 edition of the Enescu Competition consists of Pierre Amoyal (President of the Jury), Remus Azoiței, Florin Croitoru, Mikhail Kopelman, Silvia Marcovici, Mihaela Martin, Eduard Schmieder and Miczyslaw Szlezer.
Second Round will take place on September 14 and 15, starting 16.00, at the Romanian Athenaeum. The semifinal of the Enescu Competition, Violin Section, will take place on September 17, at 16.00, at the Romanian Athenaeum. The final of the Competition, Violin Section, consisting of three concerts with orchestra, with the extraordinary participation of the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, with the conductor Christoph Poppen at the helm, will be organized on September 19, at 19.00, in the Great Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum.
Tickets to the Violin Final of the Enescu Competition 2016 are sold out. Those who have not purchased tickets for the concerts can watch the final in a live broadcast on a large screen placed in front of the Athenaeum, on the website www.festivalenescu.ro, on TVR 2 and on Medici.tv.
Between September 3 and 25, 196 young artists from all over the world are coming to Bucharest to give life to their dream of becoming great artists of the world, at the 2016 edition of the George Enescu International Competition. The prizes have a total value of EUR 115,000, with the added possibility of performing on the stage of the Enescu Festival, as well as special prizes and international promotion opportunities.
Organized with a new concept, the 2016 edition of the Enescu Competition will bring to the same stage established artists as well – members of the jury, winners of previous years who have made an international career, and winners of the competition of 2014, who will give extraordinary recitals at this edition. Enescu Competition 2016 also involves the audience thanks to a new app, which allows users to register their own lifelong dream on the website of the Competition and Festival. The recitals and concerts with orchestra at the Enescu Competition 2016 are broadcast live in Romania, on www.festivalenescu.ro, on TVR2 and on a screen in front of the Romanian Athenaeum, as well as all over the world, by the online classical music channel Medici TV.
“I dream ceaselessly. I want to play music for as long as I am alive.” – these are the words of George Enescu, brought back to life at the 2016 edition of the Enescu Competition, in a challenge launched to young artists and to the audience alike: “Give life to your dream!”. We are the sum of our dreams, as individuals and as a society. Enescu Competition 2016 invites us to acknowledge and celebrate the dreams that take us further, from the perspective of the selected young artists competing at this edition, as well as from that of the audience coming to support them at the Romanian Athenaeum.