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Instrument - Violin

Violin competitions
Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition
Entry deadline:
Performers: 31 May 2018
Composers: 16 August 2018
Finals:10-23 September 2018
Katowice, Poland
Categories:
Piano, violin, voice, string quartet, composition
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The George Enescu Festival Competition
Entry deadline:
Entries now closed
Finals: 11 - 23 Sep 2018
Bucharest
Categories:
Piano, cello, violin
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International violin competition of Indianapolis
Entry deadline:
Entries now closed
Finals: September 2018
Indianapolis
Categories:
Violin
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The Menuhin Competition 2018
Entry deadline:
Entries now closed
Finals: April 2018
Geneva
Categories:
Violin
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The Carl Nielsen International Competitions
Entry deadline:
15 October 2018
Finals: March 2019
Odense
Categories:
Violin, flute and clarinet
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ARD International Music Competition Munich
Entry deadline:
Entries now closed
Finals taken place
Munich
Categories:
Violin, Piano, Guitar, Oboe
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StockholmMaier-Röntgen Violin Concerto

Maier-Röntgen: Violin Concerto
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Claudia Bonfiglioli
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VerbierBerg & Mahler

Berg & Mahler
Berg, Mahler
Verbier Festival Orchestra; Christoph Eschenbach; Ying Fang; Leonidas Kavakos

SeattleBrahms, Elgar, & Franck

© Tom Marks Photography
Brahms, Elgar, Franck
Ron Thomas; Jeewon Park; James Ehnes; Amy Schwartz Moretti

VerbierCarte blanche à Mischa Maisky

Carte blanche à Mischa Maisky
Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Franck
Ilya Gringolts; Janine Jansen; Sascha Maisky; Blythe Teh Engstroem

BudapestOpening Concert of the 2nd Ilona Fehér International Violin Competition

Schnittke, Bartók, Mendelssohn
Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra; Shlomo Mintz; Barnabás Kelemen; Soma Dinyés; Katalin Kokas

Budapest"When evening has come"

Saint-Saëns, Popper, Mozart, Bach, Shostakovich
Lilla Horti; Natalia Lomeiko; József Balog; Danjulo Ishizaka

KuhmoSchubert's last lesson

Schubert, Harbison
Klaus Mäkelä; Siljamari Heikinheimo; Roope Gröndahl; Abel Puustinen; Annariina Jokela
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Prom 3: An inflated Prom to celebrate BBC Young Musicians

Colin Currie, Owen Gunnell, Adrian Spillett and Sam Walton © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
With a smaller programme and a humbler premise, the stars of the show – those young, immensely talented performers – could have shone even brighter
***11
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Storgårds leads Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom

John Storgårds © Marco Borggreve
Under the baton of John Storgårds, Vilde Frang made her Cleveland Orchestra debut in Britten's Violin Concerto, with works of Antheil and Schumann rounding out a diverse selection.
***11
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Ibragimova thrills in splendid Bantry closer

Alina Ibragimova © Eva Vermandel
Those concertgoers who tore themselves away from the beach could watch the glorious sunlight fade to dusk through the Bantry House Library's huge windows.
*****
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Riveting Franck at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Apollon Musagète Quartet © Marco Borggreve
The Apollon Musagète Quartet captures the imaginative world of Panufnik, while Nurit and Pescia deliver a searingly intense Bloch Violin Sonata no. 1.  
****1
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A fascinating offering of chamber music at Bantry House in Cork

Quatuor Danel © Ant Clausen
An energetic Kodály and a convincing Bacewicz String Quartet no. 4 made for a satisfying first half, while the Quatuor Danel delivered a wonderful rendition of Beethoven’s Op.59 no. 1. 
***11
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Precision and abandon in the LSO's Shostakovich

Gianandrea Noseda © Steve J Sherman
An in-form Noseda and Benedetti meant that their Shostakovich was never to be lukewarm, as they portrayed the Soviet composer with fire and drama..
*****
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