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The Strad: Postcard From China

The Strad: Postcard From China

The 2018 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition showcased so many impressive performances that the scoring was a s tight as could be. Charlotte Smith attended the finals.

Gramophone: Nancy Zhou Wins Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

Gramophone: Nancy Zhou Wins Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

The winner of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition – which carries the highest monetary prize of any music competition of its type – has been won by American violinist Nancy Zhou.

International Piano: Call for submissions – New Music • New Video

International Piano: Call for submissions – New Music • New Video

The Anderson & Roe Piano Duo has announced the New Music • New Video composition competition. The duo is seeking new works for piano duo – either for two pianos or for one piano, four-hands – of up to five minutes, to feature in a fully produced Anderson & Roe music video.

Yale School of Music Graduate Student Ji Su Jung Wins Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition

Yale School of Music Graduate Student Ji Su Jung Wins Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition

Performing E. Séjourné’s Concerto for Marimba and Strings, marimbist Ji Su Jung (a member of The Percussion Collective) won the 43rd annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, which earned her a gold medal, a $25,000 prize and a solo performance at Jones Hall with the Houston Symphony at the Donor and Subscriber Appreciation Concert on Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of Associate Conductor Robert Franz.

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.

New York Times: South Korean Pianist Wins the Van Cliburn Competition

New York Times: South Korean Pianist Wins the Van Cliburn Competition

Yekwon Sunwoo won the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on Saturday, besting 29 rivals over two weeks of playing to become the prestigious contest’s first champion from South Korea. The Cliburn, held every four years in Fort Worth, was founded in 1962 by Van Cliburn, the American pianist who stunned the world by winning the Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow in 1958, at the height of the Cold War.

Dallas News: Competitors Named for 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Dallas News: Competitors Named for 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

The 30 competitors have been named for this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to be held May 25 through June 10 at Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall. They were selected from 290 pianists who applied for the contest, one of the most prominent  music competitions in the world.