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Sirena Huang Awarded 1st Prize at Indianapolis Violin Competitors

Full playback of all performances from all rounds, recorded LIVE in Indianapolis, can be found on The Violin Channel

28-year-old VC Younger Artist Sirena Huang from america has simply minutes in the past been awarded the Gold Medal on the 2022 International Violin Competitors of Indianapolis (IVCI).

A graduate of The Juilliard Faculty and Yale College, the place she studied with Stephen Clapp, Sylvia Rosenberg, Itzhak Perlman and Hyo Kang, Sirena is a former main prize winner on the Elmar Oliveira, Singapore and Shanghai Isaac Stern Worldwide Violin Competitions

Because the 2022 first prize recipient, Sirena will obtain a USD $75,000 money prize, a Carnegie Corridor recital debut, an expert CD recording and web site plus 4 years profession administration, steering and worldwide live performance engagements.

Second and Third prizes have been awarded to 22-year-old Julian Rhee from america and 24-year-old VC Younger Artist Minami Yoshida from Japan.

Fourth, fifth and 6 prizes have been offered to 21-year-old Claire Wells from america, 21-year-old VC Younger Artist SooBeen Lee from South Korea and 22-year-old Joshua Brown from america.

“I’m fully stunned and humbled as I actually wasn’t anticipating this in any respect — I am simply speechless,“ Sirena, who examined optimistic for COVID-19 simply instantly previous to the graduation of the competitors’s opening spherical, this night instructed The Violin Channel.

“I actually am so extremely grateful for everybody’s assist and encouragement over the previous few weeks. In the course of the opening spherical, I examined damaging fortunately, however I used to be nonetheless feeling fairly in poor health and will barely hear out of one among my ears,” she stated.

Sirena Huang, 28 (United States)

  • Dvorak Violin Concerto in A Minor Op. 53

Sirena Huang, 28 (United States)

  • Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Main
  • «La Gitana» – Fritz Kreisler (Arr. J. Kuusisto)

Sirena Huang, 28 (USA)

  • Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 – L. van Beethoven
  • Incontro for Violin and Piano – John Harbison
  • Sonata No. 2 in A serious, Op. 100 – J. Brahms
  • Rhapsody No. 1, Sz. 86 – B. Bartók

Chaired by IVCI  jury president and Creative Director Jaime Laredo, the competitors jury comprised Noah Bendix-Balgley, Ivan Chan, Pamela Frank, Yuzuko Horigome, Dong-Suk Kang, Cho-Liang Lin, Mihaela Martin, and Liviu Prunaru.

Earlier main prize winners of the competitors embrace Leonidas Kavakos, Judith Ingolfsson, Sergey Khachatryan, Simone Lamsma, Mihaela Martin, Ida Kavafian — and VC Artists Richard Lin, Augustin Hadelich, Tessa Lark, and Benjamin Beilman.

Julian Rhee, 22 (USA)

  • Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Main Op.61

Minami Yoshida, 24 (Japan)

  • Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor Op. 47

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