Prizes 2018

Prizes

Senior Section

1st Prize CHF 15,000
plus a 1-year loan of a fine old Italian violin
Sponsored by Christophe Landon Rare Violins, Inc.

2nd Prize CHF 10,000

3rd Prize
CHF 7,000

4th Prize
CHF 4,000

Bach Prize
CHF 1,000

Chamber Music Award
CHF 1,000

Composer Award
CHF 1,000

Audience Prize
CHF 1,000

Junior Section

1st Prize CHF 10,000
plus a 1-year loan of a fine old Italian violin
Sponsored by Florian Leonhard Fine Violins

2nd Prize CHF 7,000

3rd Prize
CHF 5,000

4th Prize
CHF 3,000

5th Prize
CHF 2,000

Chamber Music Award
CHF 1,000

Composer Award
CHF 1,000

Audience Prize
CHF 1,000

Additional prizes

The Jonathan Moulds Award for Outstanding Potential, a 2-year loan of a very fine period Stradivarius violin from the private collection of Jonathan Moulds CBE  


Prizewinners will be offered concert opportunities and courses including:

• The 2018 Morningside Music Bridge Young Artist Award (a scholarship to attend Morningside Music Bridge, an educational program of the Calgary Philharmonic Society in partnership with the Morningside Music Bridge Foundation) will be given to a competitor aged 18 years or younger.  
• A Junior prizewinner will perform at the Gower Festival in July 2018.
• One Junior and one Senior prizewinner will be offered a full-scholarship to participate in Astona International, the renowned Summer Music Academy in Switzerland for talented string players and pianists aged 12 to 24, from 8-21 July 2018.
• Opportunity for prizewinners to perform at HIMA (Harpa International Music Academy) Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland; sponsored by Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation of China.
• Participation in the EUROPE: ensemble masterclass programme with Julia Fischer in Munich from 22-26 October 2018, via the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY).
• Four prizewinners will be offered participation in the Kronberg Violin Masterclasses in May/June 2019.
• A Senior prizewinner will perform a concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in June 2019.
• A prizewinner will perform a coffee concert at Wigmore Hall in the 2020/21 season.

Other opportunities will be added to this list and special prizes may be awarded at the jury’s discretion.

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