Candidates Introduced for 2022 Carl Nielsen Worldwide Violin Competitors

Carl Nielsen Worldwide Violin Competitors Candidates


The primary prize winner will obtain €12,000, an Ulf Eriksson and Duncan Duncan Emck violin bow, a CD recording with the Odense Symphony on the Orchid Classics label, plus a variety of solo engagements with prime Nordic orchestras.

This 12 months’s competitors will happen from March 31 – to April 10, 2022.

The 2022 candidates are:

  • Hans Christian Aavik (Estonia)
  • Ava Bahari (Sweden)
  • Anna Da Silva Chen (Australia)
  • Léon Haffner (France)
  • Lorenz Karls (Sweden/Austria)
  • Kingston Ho (United States)
  • Wenlan Jackson (United States)
  • Amia Janicki (Switzerland)
  • Sarah Jégou-Sageman (France)
  • Eun Che Kim (South Korea)
  • Maya Levy (Belgium)
  • Bohdan Luts (Ukraine)
  • Emma Meinrenken (Canada)
  • Elias David Moncado (Germany)
  • Jason Moon (United States)
  • Alexey Stychkin (Russia)
  • Karen Su (United States)
  • Natsumi Tsuboi (Japan)
  • Pauline van der Relaxation (Belgium)
  • Eimi Wakui (Japan)
  • Chaofan Wang (China)


Along with the competitors, the 2022 occasion can even embrace Expansiva!, a brand new in-person program designed to supply members an off-stage platform to create connections with different musicians and music business consultants – together with The Violin Channel’s Founder & CEO, Geoffrey John Davies.

“We stay up for welcoming as many younger musicians as attainable to Odense, figuring out that it’s extra essential than ever for them to have the prospect to compete and spend time collectively,” Competitors President, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider stated. “Excellence, Curiosity, Individuality and Group are the values that had been core to Carl Nielsen in his way of living and music, they usually stay the identical values that underpin the method of each the Competitors and Espansiva!”

Every participant will probably be supplied with non-public lodging for the whole lot of the competitors to make sure they can utterly have interaction in all features of the expertise.

The 2022 violin jury includes Noah Bendix-Balgley (Head Juror), Eugene Tichindeleanu, Albena Danialova, Tasmin Little, Judith Van Eeckhout, Mark Williams, and Baiba Skride.

Earlier Carl Nielsen Worldwide Violin Competitors main prize winners embrace Kathleen Winkler, Joji Hattori, Nikolaj Znaider, Jennifer Koh, Pekka Kuusisto, Adele Anthony, Hrachya Avanesyan — and VC Artists Josef Spacek, Ji Received Track, Luke Hsu and Johan Dalene.


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