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15th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Founded in 1935, this violin competition is the oldest in the world, boasting prize winners such as Ginette Neveu, David Oistrakh, Igor Oistrakh, and Charles Treger. Honorary Chairman: Krzysztof Penderecki. Preliminary selection will take place live: Maxim Vengerov will listen to the candidates in different locations in Europe, Asia and North America.
MAIN OFFICE
Swietoslawska Str. 7, 61-840
Poznan, Poland
violin@wieniawski.pl
WEBSITE
http://www.wieniawski.com/
ELIGIBILITY
Open to violin players of all nationalities aged 16 to 30 years.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Violin
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Every 5 years
Cash prizes More than €50,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Maxim Vengerov
Jury size 11 or more
Application deadline November 30, 2015
Application notes Competition date: October 8-23, 2016. For more information: http://www.wieniawski.com
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
October 16-18, 2016, Adam Mickiewicz Auditorium, H. Wieniawski str. 1, Poznan, Poland
FINALS (live rounds)
October 20-22, 2016, Adam Mickiewicz Auditorium, H. Wieniawski str. 1, Poznan, Poland
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Live Web (live streaming or recorded)
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