The Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition: The Semi-Final
The Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition
Tickets available on the door
Semi-final competitors: Sophie de Bardonnèche, Mathis Rochat, Jugmin Lim, Monica Jensen, Violaine Despeyroux, Tomohiro Arita, Albert Daza, Zhenwei Shi, Timothy Ridout, Shishi Gong, Yingi Qui, Yujia Lui, Silvija Čiuladytė, Silas Zschocke. 14 semi-finalists from all over the world will be competing throughout the day, each playing for 30 minutes. You can join us for all or part of the event to observe these talented young violists. A detailed programme will be available at www.bcu.ac.uk/concerts closer to the time.
Violists from around the world have been invited to enter the first Cecil Aronowitz Viola Competition. Organised by Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University and the British Viola Society, the winner will be awarded £2,000 along with several high profile recitals as part of Birmingham Conservatoire’s Concert Series.
Dedicated to Cecil Aronowitz, the South African violist and long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten, the competition is open to applications from violists from anywhere in the world, at the age of 21 or under at the time of the competition. All are welcome to join us to watch the competitions and a mini-festival of other events.
Forthcoming events in The Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition
Forthcoming dates will be announced soon.