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Candidates Announced for Russia's 2018 Yankelevich International Violin Competition

The 20 junior and 12 senior candidates have today been announced for the 2018 Yankelevich International Violin Competition

The 20 junior and 12 senior candidates have today been announced for the 2018 Yankelevich International Violin Competition - to be held in Omsk, Russia from the 24th April to the 1st May.

The 20 junior competitors are: 

  • Maria Abdykaeva (13, Kazakhstan)
  • Varvara Agayeva (13, Russia)
  • Amina Akhmetzhanova (10,Russia)
  • Anastasia Ashirova (13, China)
  • Wong Pui Ying (13, Russia)
  • Margarita Gladysheva (13, Russia)
  • Vyacheslav Ermolaev (14, Russia)
  • Anastasia Zhukova (14, Russia)
  • Sofia Kazakova (14, Russia)
  • Sofya Koltakova (10, Russia)
  • Angelina Lobko (10, Russia)
  • Daria Manza (13, Russia)
  • Maria Mereniuk (11, Russia)
  • Elizaveta Moiseeva (14, Russia)
  • Elizaveta Novikova (15, Russia)
  • Stefania Pospekhina (10, Russia)
  • Sultan Rakhmatullin (15, Russia)
  • Zlata Semenkova (11, Russia)
  • Yuri Semikin (14, Russia)
  • Gleb Shekhtman (15, Russia)

The 12 senior competitors are:

  • VC Rising Star María Dueñas (15, Spain)
  • Fedor Beznosikov (24, Russia)
  • Dmitry Borodin (24, Russia)
  • Wakui Eimi (25, Japan)
  • Kim Youjin (19, South Korea) 
  • Masha Lakisova (16, America)
  • Liu Yiming (18, China)
  • David Moncado (17, Germany)
  • Polina Senatulova (16, Russia)
  • Stepan Starikov (25, Russia)
  • Tomiris Temirgaliyeva (18, Kazakhstan)
  • Yun Tang (25, China)

The senior 1st prize winner will receive a fine violin by Italian instrument maker Eugenio Degani.

Previous 1st prize winners include VC Young Artists Sergei Dogadin and Fedor Rudin.

The jury will comprise Vladimir Spivakov, Pierre Amoyal, Elisabetta Garetti, Sergei Dogadin, Boris Kuschnir and Aleksandr Mualev.


PICTURED: 2013 Yankelevich International Violin Competition Senior Competitor, VC Rising Star María Dueñas from Spain

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