Senior Class Winners Introduced on the Netherlands Violin Competitors

Oskar Again Prize Winner Isobel Warmelink (PC: Foppe Schut)


25-year-old Isobel Warmelink has been awarded first prize within the Oskar Again (18-26-year-old age) class. Isobel will obtain €12,000 plus quite a lot of essential solo engagements.

The second and third prizes have been awarded to 26-year-old Emma Roijackers and 19-year-old Iris van Nuland, respectively.


Iris van Nuland, Isobel Warmelink, Emma Roijackers and His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands           PC: Foppe Schut


For the ultimate spherical of the Oskar Again Senior division, every candidate offered a Mozart Rondo with string orchestra along with both the Korngold or Berg Violin Concertos — carried out with conductor Bas Wiegers and the Residentie Orchestra.

The 18-26-year-old age class was adjudicated by Susanne van Els (Chair), Man Braunstein, Isabelle of Cologne, Maria Milstein, Daniel Rowland, Ed Spaniard, Tjeerd High, and Patty Hamel.


16-year-old Joshua Tavenier was awarded first prize within the Davina van Wely (14 to 16-year-old) class. Joshua will obtain €3,000.

The second and third prizes have been awarded to 16-year-old Zohra Jongerius and 15-year-old Luca van der Waals.


Joshua Tavenier with the Netherlands Youth String Orchestra (picture: Foppe Schut)

For the ultimate spherical of the Davina van Wely class this 12 months every candidate offered the Weinberg Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra with conductor Karel Venhergot and the Netherlands Youth String Orchestra.

The 14-17-year-old age class was adjudicated by Elisabeth Perry (Chair), Maaike Aarts, Cindy Albracht, Sonja van Beek, Bas Treub, and Alessandra Sordo-Sanchez.

Held each two years, the Netherlands Violin Competitors, in Utrecht, Netherlands, goals to develop younger violin expertise, through 4 particular age classes, as much as the age of 26.

The competitors is open to Dutch residents solely.

Earlier winners embody: Janine Jansen, Liza Ferschtman, Jaap van Zweden,Emmy Verhey, Simone Lamsma, Rosanne Philippens, and Niek Baar.

All rounds of this 12 months’s competitors have been streaming dwell on The Violin Channel and can be found now for playback.




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