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CHRISTEL LEE WINS THE 11. INTERNATIONAL JEAN SIBELIUS VIOLIN COMPETITION

  Christel Lee from USA has won the 11. International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in Helsinki. The prize winners are:   I prize 25 000 €                   Christel Lee, USA II prize 18 000...

THE FINALISTS OF THE COMPETITION

The following contestants have been qualified to the finals:   Starkloff, Friederike Germany Tjeknavorian, Emmanuel Austria Yoshida, Minami  Japan Zhou Nancy USA Kanagawa, Mayumi USA Lee, Christel USA 

MASTERCLASSES OF KRYSZTOF WEGRZYN AND SUNG-JU LEE

The jury members Krzysztof Wegrzyn and Sung-Ju Lee give a master class for the youn violinists Tami Pohjola, Leena Jaakkola, Emil Peltola and Abel Puustinen at Sibelius-Academy Nervanderinkatu on Monday November, 30 at 11:00. The schedule is available on the Event calendar of Sibelius Academy of...

THE COMPETITORS QUALIFIED TO THE SECOND ROUNDS

The following competitors have been qualified to the second round:   Christian, Sarah Germany Etelävuori, Sara Finland Göckel, Anna France Kanagawa, Mayumi USA Kim, Bomsori South Korea Lee, Christel USA Leong, Kerson Canada Li, Zeyu Victor China Lin, Richard USA, Taiwan Min, Kyung Ji...

ON WEDNESDAY EVENING THE COMPETITIORS QUALIFIED FOR THE SECOND ROUND WILL BE ANNOUNCED

The names of the competitors qualified for the second round will be announced at Helsinki Conservatory of Music approximately at 21.30. All competitors qualified for the second round will receive a special prize of 1000 € from the Sibelius family. The prizes will be given by Jaakko Ilves.

VIOLIN COMPETITION LISTENERS FROM OVER 30 COUNTRIES

According to visitor account statistics from Yle klassinen-webpage visitors from over 30 countries have shown interest towards Sibelius Violin Competition since Monday. Most visitors on the webpage are from Finland, Japan, USA, Germany and Austria. Live webcasts are available on Yle klassinen...

THE COMPETITORS FIRST ROUND REPERTOIRES

The competitors' first round repertoires are now available on COMPETITORS-page.

WATCH THE ENTIRE COMPETITION LIVE

Watch the entire competition live:   yle.fi/klassinen

KATERINA NAZAROVA STARTS THE COMPETITION

Australian Katerina Nazarova will start the competition on Monday, November 23 at 12.00. The entire schedule of the first rounds is available on the website page SCHEDULE.

TICKETS TO FINALS

Tickets to all final days (December 1-3) will be released during Sunday November,22.