Sendai Worldwide Music Competitors Awards Prizewinners

(Photograph courtesy: Sendai Worldwide Music Competitors through Twitter)


Open to violinists born on or after January 1st, 1992, the Sendai Worldwide Music Competitors concluded this previous weekend in Sendai, Japan. As its first prize winner, Lina Nakano will obtain USD $28,850, a CD Manufacturing, live performance alternatives with the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra or different main orchestras in Japan, plus solo recital appearances in Japan. At age simply 14, she gained first prize within the 13 to 16-Yr-Outdated Age Class of China’s Zhuhai Mozart Competitors.

Joint second prize in Sendai went to Dennis Gasanov of Russia and Tianyou Ma of China. Whereas no third prize was given, Seonglan Hong acquired fourth, Miyu Kitsuwa acquired fifth, and Yukino Nakamura acquired sixth prize.

The particular jury prize, awarded to the contestant who would not qualify for the Closing Spherical however exhibits distinctive expertise, went to Seina Matsuoka. The viewers prize, given to contestants who have been most voted on by the viewers every day of the Semifinal Spherical, went to Christine Wu, Lina Nakano, and Yukino Nakamura.

Introduced by the Sendai Worldwide Music Competitors Organizing Committee, Metropolis of Sendai, and Sendai Cultural Basis, earlier first prize winners embody Alena Baeva, Clara Jumi Kang, and VC Artists Richard Lin and Yoojin Jang.

The 2022 jury comprised Yuzuko Horigome (Chairman), Masafumi Hori, Boris Belkin, Gregory Ahss, Olivier Charlier, Yuki Manuela Janke, Masao Kawasaki, Younger-Uck Kim, Gidon Kremer, Cho-Liang Lin, Joel Smirnoff, and Yasushi Toyoshima.