Opening Rounds: Singapore International Violin Competition


30 Jan 2018, 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM




Witness stellar performances by the world’s top young violinists as they compete in the live rounds of the Singapore International Violin Competition 2018.

- 34 candidates from 11 countries

- 9 exciting days of live rounds at Singapore’s top 3 concert halls

- Over US$100,000 in total prize money

- Final rounds with the YST Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Shlomo Mintz

- Grand Final with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Joshua Tan

“An extravaganza of musical passion and violin fireworks awaits.”

- Chang Tou Liang, Straits Times

“The digital prowess of the players is of a spectacularly high standard”

- Straits Times

Lovers of classical music will thoroughly enjoy this exciting elimination-style competition, showcasing some of the world’s best young violinists. 34 candidates from 11 countries will take to the stages of Singapore’s world-class venues, including the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Concert Hall, Victoria Concert Hall and the Esplanade Concert Hall.

The candidates will perform incredibly complex and well-loved pieces by many revered composers such as Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Mendelssohn, and more as they compete for over US$100,000 in prize money.

The top six performers of the Competition will be rewarded with stunning sterling silver trophies from Tiffany & Co., a loan violin from the prestigious Rin Collection, and the Grand Final winner will have the opportunity to perform with some of the world’s top international orchestras. Don’t miss the second triennial Singapore International Violin Competition!

(Note: Free Admission, Tickets available from the venue)

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Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music - Concert Hall
3 Conservatory Drive
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117376