Stay tuned for details on the 2021 edition, which will be announced soon!
Asia's Grand Prix
for the World's Best Emerging Violinists
First Prize: Sergei Dogadin
Second Prize: Chisa Kitagawa
Third Prize: Oleksandr Korniev
Fourth Prize: Laurel Gagnon
Fifth Prize: Lisa Yasuda
Sixth Prize: Xiaoxuan Shi
Audience Prize: Chisa Kitagawa
Best Performer of Commissioned Work: Luke Hsu
Best Performance of Bach: Elly Suh
Best Performance of Paganini Caprice: Sergei Dogadin
Goh Soon Tioe Violin and Piano Recital Prize: Sergei Dogadin
Master Bow by Pierre Guillaume awarded to Best Singaporean Performer: Gabriel Ng
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31 of the most promising violinists hand-picked from this year's pre-selection round. Our competitors represent 11 different nationalities, spanning Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.
Some of our jury members will conduct masterclasses with YST students.
BEHIND THE MECHANICS OF SOUND
A seminar will be presented by master violin maker Florian Leonhard.
Over USD110,000 in prizes will be awarded, with the top 6 winners eligible for a 3-year loan of a rare violin from the Rin Collection.
First Prize: USD 50,000
Second Prize: USD 25,000
Third Prize: USD 15,000
Fourth Prize: USD 6,000
Fifth Prize: USD 5,000
Sixth Prize: USD 4,000
An exclusive opportunity to perform in the world’s top performing arts venues:
From the 600-seat purpose-built YST Conservatory Concert Hall, heritage landmark Victoria Concert Hall, to finally, the city’s busiest performing arts centre, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay.
QIAN ZHOU Chair (Singapore)
MAURICIO FUKS (USA)
KAM NING (Singapore)
KIM NAM YUN (South Korea)
BORIS KUSCHNIR (Ukraine/Austria)
SILVIA MARCOVICI (Romania)
PAUL ROCZEK (Austria)
DAVID TAKENO (UK)
VIKTOR TRETIAKOV (Russia)
TAKASHI SHIMIZU (Japan)