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Sumina Studer



Swiss-japanese violinist Sumina Studer has earned recognition for her music making as a prizewinner of the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, the Verbier Festival "Prix Rotary" Verbier St-Bernard prizewinner, as the chambermusic prizewinner of the 2017 TONALi-Violin Competition, as a prizewinner at the 2016 International Louis Spohr Competition, the 2016 International Arthur Grumiaux Competition, the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY), as a three-time first prizewinner of the Swiss National Youth Music Competition and more. She concertizes in halls such as the Yamaha Concert Hall in Tokyo and the Minatomirai Hall in Yokohama, Japan, the Tonhalle in Zurich, Switzerland, Gasteig in Munich, Germany, where the performance was broadcast live on the Bavarian Radio (Bayerischer Rundfunk), the Shenzhen Concert Hall in Shenzhen, China, Eslite Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, and more. She currently studies with Prof. Antje Weithaas at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin, Germany. Studer is a scholarship holder of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and is kindly loaned a violin by Lorenzo Storioni (Cremona, 1774) from the German Music Instrument Foundation. She performed as a soloist with the Camerata Zurich, Goettinger Symphony Orchester, New Zurich Orchestra and more. She recorded Tartini's "Devil's Trill Sonata" for SONY.


First Round

J.S. BACH: Adagio and Fuga from the Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 5 and 10
F. KREISLER: Syncopation


L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 12/1
C. FRANCK: Sonata in A major
C. SAINT-SAËNS: Havanaise, Op. 83


W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216

Grand Final

S. PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63