VC LIVE | 2022 Klein Worldwide String Competitors Ultimate Spherical [WATCH]


We’re coming to you from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music this night for the Ultimate Spherical of the thirty seventh Klein Worldwide String Competitors.

The competitors, which has been working for 37 years, is a outstanding nurturing floor for younger string gamers aged between 15 and 23. The competitors presents a complete of $30,000 price of prize cash, and in 2022, the gamers will likely be mentored by previous winner and VC Artist Tessa Lark.

In 2022, the jury will likely be comprised of Richard AaronChristopher CostanzaFrancesca de PasqualeDaniel StewartIan Swensen, and Barbara Day Turner. This 12 months’s commissioned work will likely be written by composer Gloria Justen.

Earlier winners of the Klein competitors embody Jennifer Koh (1993), Vadim Gluzman (1993), Alban Gerhardt (1989), Tessa Lark (2008), and Nikki Chooi (2009).

After the semi-final spherical on Saturday, violinists Andromeda Kepecs and Jaewon Wee, and cellist Gaeun Kim have been chosen as finalists.

Watch the Ultimate Spherical livestream right here.


 Violinist Jaewon Wee (22, Korea) | Pianist Miles Graber

        • Bach | Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001, Adagio

        • Justen | Journey of Modes for Solo Violin

        • Fauré | Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Main, Op. 13, Allegro vivo, Allegro quasi preso

        • Sibelius | Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47, Adagio di Molto, Allegro ma non troppo


Cellist Gaeun Kim (20, Korea) | Pianist Allegra Chapman

        • Shostakovich | Sonata in D minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40, Allegro non troppo & Allegro

        • Tchaikovsky | Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33, Thema & Variations 4, 5, 6, 7

Violinist Andromeda Kepecs (18, United States) | Pianist Allegra Chapman

        • Debussy | Sonata in G minor, L140, Allegro vivo, Interméde: fantasque et léger, Finale: trés animé

        • Bartók | Violin Concerto No. 2 BB 117, Andante tranquillo, Allegro molto