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BREAKING | 18 year Old Diana Adamyan Awarded 1st Prize at Menuhin Competition

18 year old Diana Adamyan from Armenia has been awarded 1st prize in the senior division of the 2018 Menuhin Competition

18 year old Diana Adamyan from Armenia has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize in the senior division of the 2018 Menuhin Competition - in Geneva, Switzerland.

2nd prize was awarded to 20 year old Nathan Mierdl from France/Germany.

3rd and 4th prizes were awarded to 20 year old HyunJae Lim from South Korea and 17 year old Tianyou Ma from China.

 

 

A student of Professor Tadevosyan at the Yerevan Conservatory, Diana is a former prize winner at the Russian Nutcracker TV Competition and the Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians.

This year's senior division Arte Concert online voting prize was awarded to Nathan Mierdl.

This year's senior division audience prize was awarded to Diana Adamyan.

 

DIANA ADAMYAN | BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO | JULIAN RACHLIN & ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | MENUHIN COMPETITION | SENIOR 1ST PRIZE | 18 YEARS OLD

 

NATHAN MIERDL | SAINT-SAENS VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 3 | JULIAN RACHLIN & ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | MENUHIN COMPETITION | SENIOR 2ND PRIZE | 20 YEARS OLD

 

HYUNJAE LIM | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO | JULIAN RACHLIN & ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | MENUHIN COMPETITION | SENIOR 3RD PRIZE | 20 YEARS OLD

 

TIANYOU MA | PROKOFIEV VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2 | JULIAN RACHLIN & ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | MENUHIN COMPETITION | SENIOR 4TH PRIZE | 17 YEARS OLD

 

Diana will receive CHF 15,000 and the 1-year loan of a fine Italian instrument – courtesy of Christophe Landon Rare Violins.

Widely recognised as the world’s leading competition for violinists under the age of 22, previous senior division 1st prize winners include VC Artists Ray ChenAngelo Xiang YuStephen Waartsand Ziyu He.

The 2018 jury comprised: jury chair Pamela Frank, vice chair Joji HattoriItamar GolanIlya GringoltsHenning KraggerudLu SiqingMaxim VengerovSoyoung Yoon and VC Artist Josef Spacek.

Full live streaming of this year’s Menuhin Competition available live on The Violin Channel.

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