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2nd Round Candidates Announced at Korea’s 2018 IsangYun Cello Competition

The 9 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 IsangYun International Cello Competition have been announced

The 9 candidates progressing to the 2nd round of the 2018 IsangYun International Cello Competition have been announced –  in Tongyeong, South Korea.

The 9 Second Round candidates are:

  • Yehjin Chun (Korea)
  • Woochan Jeong (Korea)
  • Christine Jeong Hyoun Lee (Korea)
  • Sang Eun Lee (Korea)
  • Richard Narroway (Australia)
  • Florian Pons (France)
  • Lev Sivkov (Russia)
  • Grace Sohn (Canada)
  • Anton Spronk (Switzerland/Netherlands)

Open to international cellists aged between 15 and 30, the 1st prize winner will receive KRW 30,000,000 (USD $27,000) – plus a number of important debut opportunities.

The 2018 jury will comprise: Myungwha Chung (Chair), Kangho Lee, Jian Wang, Ko Iwasaki, Alexander Knyazev, Paul Katz, Valentin Erben, Luigi Piovano and Anssi Karttunen.

The 2018 IsangYun International Cello Competition will be streamed live on The Violin Channel – direct from all venues.

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