Finalists Introduced on the Sibelius Violin Competitors

VC Younger Artist Dmytro Udovychenko (Photograph credit score: Heikki Tuuli)


Six candidates have progressed to the ultimate spherical of the Jean Sibelius Worldwide Violin Competitors, which is happening this week. Picked from the 18 semi-finalists, the finalists will carry out between Might 27 and 29.

They embody:

  • VC Younger Artist Diana Adamyan (Armenia)
  • VC Younger Artist Yesong Sophie Lee (US)
  • VC Younger Artist Nathan Meltzer (US)
  • Georgii Moroz (Ukraine)
  • VC Younger Artist Dmytro Udovychenko (Ukraine)
  • VC Artist Inmo Yang (Korea)

Within the finals, the opponents will carry out as soloists with The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra led by Anna-Maria Helsing and The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra led by Dima Slobodeniouk. They are going to carry out two violin concertos, one by Jean Sibelius and one of many performer’s selection.

The competitors culminates within the winner announcement and award ceremony on Sunday night, Might 29. The ultimate spherical and award ceremony will probably be out there worldwide at Yle Areena. The bilingual (Finnish and Swedish) broadcasts of the ultimate rounds will probably be offered by Yle Radio 1 and on TV by Yle Teema Fem.

The primary prize winner will obtain €30,000; various necessary worldwide solo engagements; plus a mortgage of a fantastic violin by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini from Turin dated 1772, kindly loaned by Jane Ng by way of J & A Beare and the Beare’s Worldwide Violin Society.

The 2022 jury is comprised of Sakari Oramo (Chairman), Ilya Kaler, Ida Kavafian, Nam Yun Kim, Henning Kraggerud, Lucie Robert, Daniel Rowland, Elina Vähälä, and Tong Weidong.

You’ll be able to view every spherical of the competitors both reside or on-demand right here.