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Finalists Announced at England’s Windsor Festival International String Competition
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The 3 Finalists have been announced at the 2019 7th Windsor Festival International String Competition
The 3 Finalists have today been announced at the 2019 7th Windsor Festival International String Competition - in Windsor, England.
The 2019 Finalists are:
- 24 year old violinist, Mathilde Milwidsky from Britain
- 22 year old cellist, Jonathan Swensen from Denmark
- 25 year old cellist, Jamal Aliyev from Turkey
Open to international violinists, violists and cellists aged 16-26, the 1st prize winner will receive £5,000, a fine contemporary bow, a CD recording on the Champs Hill Records label – and a number of important international performance opportunities.
The 2019 jury comprises: Pierre Amoyal, Wolfram Christ, David Strange, Martin Denny, Alexander van Ingen and Hellen Sprott.
Previous 1st prize winners include: VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer.