Piccolo Violino Magico announces finalists 2023

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May 12

Open to violinists of any nationality aged up to 13, the Piccolo Violino Magico Competition will be held from July 4 – 9, 2023, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy.

The competition’s first prize winner will receive €5,000 and an instrument made by contemporary Italian violin maker Fabio Piagentini.

The following 18 candidates have been chosen from the preselection round:

Arriaza Irene, 13, Spain

Erokhin Gomez Alexander, 13, Spain

Imai Mio, 12, Japan

Imaiida Yoshino, 13, Japan

Jayda Lu, 11, Australia

Kim Yeonah, 9, South Korea

Kondo Rui, 10, Japan

Nygard Patrick, 11, Russia/Norway

Pini Leone, 13, Italy

Rodriguez Sofia, 13, Spain

Slobodyanyuk Andrei, 11, Singapore/Russia

Sokolova Vasilisa, 11, Kazakhstan/Russia

Song Elizabeth, 13, USA

Villalobos Salamanca Aurora, 13, Germany

Wang Jingqi, 13, China

Yang Qiingyuan, 13, China

Zhang Nickita, 13, USA

Zulfikar Sofia, 13, Ukraine

Eight additional candidates were invited to go to San Vito al Tagliamento to perform 2 days before the official competition: Gu Chelsea, Kyo Kazuki, Lee Noah, Liu Ellie, Santandreu Joana, Scheffel Marie, Suparman Carine, and Zhao Tracy. Two of these young musicians will then be invited to become official finalists for the 2023 edition.

The 2023 jury will comprise of Pavel Vernikov (President of the Jury), Koh Gabriel Kameda, Janne Malmivaara, Henja Semmler, George Tudorache, Robin Wilson, and Yamei Yu. During the final round, to take place at the Auditorium Comunale, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy, the competitors will be accompanied by FVG Orchestra. Four competitors will be chosen for the final concert on July 9. Second prize will receive get €3,000, third prize will get € 2,000, and fourth prize, € 1.000.

Source: www.theviolinchannel.com

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