Fritz Kreisler Worldwide Violin Competitors Broadcasts Contributors


The Fritz Kreisler Worldwide Violin Competitors is open to any violinists born after September 25, 1991, who’re decided to pursue a world profession. The competitors’s pre-selection jury has chosen 50 candidates who will compete within the subsequent spherical from September 17-19, 2022.

They’re, in alphabetical order:

  1. Lidamari Ahonen
  2. Maria Andreeva
  3. Yurina Arai
  4. Ava Bahari
  5. Kristina Besman
  6. Claire Bourg
  7. Zachary Brandon
  8. Tong Chen
  9. Elli Choi
  10. Wonbeen Chung
  11. Fanny Fheodoroff
  12. Murasaki Fukuda
  13. Laura Handler
  14. Kingston Ho
  15. Luka Ispir
  16. Miray Ito
  17. Gyehee Kim
  18. Daniel Kogan
  19. Anna Lee
  20. Catherina Lee
  21. Jiyoon Lee
  22. Miyeon Lee
  23. Tianyou Ma
  24. Eri Masaoka
  25. Seina Matsuoka
  26. Jason Moon
  27. Raphael Nussbaumer
  28. Yukari Ohno
  29. Kyumin Park
  30. Lilia Pocitari
  31. Yamen Saadi
  32. Aoi Saito
  33. Reika Sakamoto
  34. Sant’Anna e Silva Guido
  35. Tomotaka Seki
  36. Dimitry Serebrennikov
  37. Michael Shaham
  38. Dongyoung Jake Shim
  39. Antonia Schöner
  40. Arseniya Sibileva
  41. Yuriko Takemoto
  42. Belle Ting
  43. Julian Walder
  44. Xiaozhuo Wang
  45. Jaewon Wee
  46. Rino Yoshimoto
  47. Arata Yumi
  48. Cernos Rok Zaeletel
  49. Galiya Zharova
  50. Leonid Zhelezny


The second spherical with 18 candidates will compete within the Semi-Finals on September 20-22. The primary spherical of Finals with six finalists can be on September 23 and the Gala Finals, with the final three rivals, can be held on September 25. The final three finalists will play with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra carried out by Marin Alsop.

Prize cash of €20,000, 15,000, 10,000, 7,000, 6,000, 5,000 will go to first by means of sixth place respectively.

The primary prize winner will obtain a number of live performance engagements together with with the Lithuanian Nationwide Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Nizhny Novgorod State Philharmonic, and the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana.

Moreover, the primary prize features a CD recording on NAXOS and a tour of Asia in Could 2023 with World Tradition Networks (WNC). We lately talked to Naxos Founder and head, Klaus Heymann, on the collaboration with the Kreisler Violin Competitors, his ideas on beginning a profession as a younger musician, and the state of the classical music trade.

Earlier main prize winners embody VC Artists William Hagen, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, and Sergey Khachatryan.