SISIVC

Forbes: Isaac Stern's Pioneering Spirit Lives On Via Shanghai Event, $100,000 Prize

Forbes: Isaac Stern's Pioneering Spirit Lives On Via Shanghai Event, $100,000 Prize

Though [Isaac Stern] died at age 81 in 2001, his spirit lives on in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, a bi-annual international violin competition to be held starting Aug. 10 with winners to be announced on Sept. 1. The $100,000 first prize is the largest in the world for a violin competition.

Quarterfinalists Announced for the 2nd Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

Quarterfinalists Announced for the 2nd Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

The Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition (SISIVC) has announced the 36 quarterfinalists invited to participate in the live competition rounds in Shanghai beginning August 10, 2018. The candidates were chosen from a total of 174 applicants and hail from ten countries.

Pizzicato: Shanghai Isaac Stern Competition Announces Record Number of Applicants

Pizzicato: Shanghai Isaac Stern Competition Announces Record Number of Applicants

Organizers for the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition (SISIVC) announced that a total of 174 applicants have been submitted for this year’s edition, an increase of more than 22% from the inaugural competition in 2016 (142 applicants).

Violinist.com: Applications Open for Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition 2018, with $100,000 top prize

Violinist.com: Applications Open for Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition 2018, with $100,000 top prize

The Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition is accepting applications for its second-ever competition, which will take place in late summer 2018 in Shanghai, offering considerable prizes including top prize of $100,000.

The Strad: Postcard from Shanghai - Competing with the Traditional

The Strad: Postcard from Shanghai - Competing with the Traditional

The SISIVC is one of a number of music competitions to have sprung up in Asia over the past few years; with a $100,000 first prize, its inaugural edition this August [2016] attracted high-level performers from 26 different countries.

The New York Times: Shanghai Violin Competition Celebrates Isaac Stern’s Legacy in China

The New York Times: Shanghai Violin Competition Celebrates Isaac Stern’s Legacy in China

The inaugural Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition concluded on Friday after nearly three weeks of intensive performances by 24 young violinists from around the world. Mayu Kishima of Japan was awarded first place, taking home the grand prize of $100,000, the largest single award for an international violin competition.

The Strad: Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition reveals scores of eliminated quarter-finalists

The Strad: Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition reveals scores of eliminated quarter-finalists

The inaugural Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition has released the scores of the candidates who have failed to make it through to the semi-finals. The violinists are competing for a top prize of $100,000 from 14 August to 2 September 2016.

Violinist: Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition Begins August 16

Violinist: Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition Begins August 16

Violinists from around the world arrived over the weekend in Shanghai, where 24 violinists ages 18 through 32 will begin competing Tuesday in the first-ever Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, which is offering a record-breaking top prize of $100,000, to be awarded when the competition concludes on Sept. 2.

The Strad: Violinist Isaac Stern in China

The Strad: Violinist Isaac Stern in China

Captured in the 1979 Academy Award-winning documentary From Mao to Mozart, Isaac Stern had a transformative effect on China's classical music scene - more than he ever knew. Today his legacy lives on with the launching of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition. Nancy Pellegrini talks to son David Stern and some of the film's stars about the 'Stern effect.'