For two days, on May 23 and 24, competitive auditions of the 1st round of participants of the V Yankelevich International Violin Competition in the younger age category from 9 to 15 years were held in an online format.
An authoritative international jury headed by Professor of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, People's Artist of the Russian Federation Mikhail Kopelman (Russia-USA), which also includes Professor of the University of Music of Vienna, Professor of the University of Music and Performing Arts of Graz Boris Kushnir (Russia-Austria), concertmaster of the Opera Theater Orchestra Carlo Felice Elisabetta Gareti (Italy), Professor Takashi Shimizu of Tokyo National University of Arts (Japan) and ex-concertmaster of the Omsk Academic Symphony Orchestra, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Alexander Muralev reviewed and evaluated the recordings of 15 gifted young violinists from Argentina, the DPR, Kazakhstan, Russia and Slovenia as part of the 1st round of the competition program.
The jury noted the high level of preparation of all participants and selected six contestants who will continue the correspondence competition in the second final round of the competition in the younger age category:
Patricia Avsic (Slovenia)
Angelina Lobko (Russia)
Eva Plakun (Russia)
Pilar Magali Policano (Argentina)
Andrey Pokhlebaev (Russia)
Ivan Tereshchenko (Russia).
The final round of competitive auditions in the younger age category will begin tomorrow from 13.00 Omsk time. And on May 26, participants of the older age group will enter the competition. All contest entries are broadcast online. The schedule and links to the broadcasts are available on the contest website yankelevitch.com