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The 5th SIMC Violin Section

Schedule The 5th SIMC Violin Section

Preliminary Selection January 15 – 19, 2013
Elimination Round Saturday, May 25 - Monday, May 27, 2013
Semifinal Round Saturday, June 1 - Monday, June 3, 2013
Final Round Friday, June 7 - Saturday, June 8, 2013
Prizewinners' Gala Concert Sunday, June 9, 2013

Prizewinners & Prizes The 5th SIMC Violin Section

1st Prize

JPY 3,000,000 ; Gold Medal ; Diploma

Richard LIN (U.S.A. / Taiwan) Richard LIN (U.S.A. / Taiwan)
  • Semifinal Round
    Beethoven / Romance in G major, op.40
    Bartók / Violin Concerto No.1, Sz36
    Final Round
    Brahms / Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

2nd Prize

JPY 2,000,000 ; Silver Medal ; Diploma

NARITA Tatsuki (Japan) NARITA Tatsuki (Japan)
Semifinal Round
Beethoven / Romance in G major, op.40
Szymanowski / Violin Concerto No.1, op.35
Final Round
Brahms / Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

3rd Prize

JPY 1,000,000 ; Bronze Medal ; Diploma

TOMII Chieri (Japan) TOMII Chieri (Japan)
Semifinal Round
Beethoven / Romance in G major, op.40
Szymanowski / Violin Concerto No.1, op.35
Final Round
Brahms / Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

4th Prize

JPY 800,000 ; Diploma

Anna SAVKINA (Russia) Anna SAVKINA (Russia)
Semifinal Round
Beethoven / Romance in G major, op.40
Szymanowski / Violin Concerto No.1, op.35
Final Round
Brahms / Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

5th Prize

JPY 700,000 ; Diploma

KIM Bomsori (Korea) KIM Bomsori (Korea)
Semifinal Round
Beethoven / Romance in G major, op.40
Stravinsky / Violin Concerto in D
Final Round
Brahms / Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

6th Prize

JPY 600,000 ; Diploma

Suliman TEKALLI (U.S.A.) Suliman TEKALLI (U.S.A.)
Semifinal Round
Beethoven / Romance in G major, op.40
Bartók / Violin Concerto No.1, Sz36
Final Round
Brahms / Violin Concerto in D major, op.77

Special Jury Prize

JPY500,000 ; Diploma

Awarded for his demonstration of an exceptional talent to below Contestant who was younger than 20 years of age,and who participated in the Semifinal Round but failed to qualify for the Final Round.

LI Zeyu Victor (China)

Audience Prize

JPY50,000 ; Diploma

Awarded to contestants most voted by the audience each day of the Semifinal Round.

June 1 Richard LIN (U.S.A. / Taiwan)
June 2 Anna SAVKINA (Russia)
June 3 KIM Bomsori (Korea)

Jury The 5th SIMC Violin Section

Chairperson SOH Tomotada Japan
Vice-Chairpersons OKAYAMA Kiyoshi Japan
Felix AYO Spain / Italy
Members Pierre AMOYAL France
Shmuel ASHKENASI U.S.A.
Kurt GUNTNER Germany
HORIGOME Yuzuko Japan
Younguck KIM U.S.A.
Cho-Liang LIN U.S.A.
Svetlin ROUSSEV Bulgaria / France
Michael VAIMAN Israel / Germany

Repertoire The 5th SIMC Violin Section

1. Preliminary Selection

The Applicant must record his or her performance of all three pieces of his or her choice from the following in ①, ② and ③ on a DVD (DVD-Video format).

J.S. Bach Ⅱ. fuga from Sonata No.1 in G minor for violin solo, BWV1001

②Select one piece from the list below.

Paganini Caprices op.1
No.4 in C minor, Maestoso
No.11 in C major, Andante-Presto-TempoⅠ
No.24 in A minor, Tema Quasi Presto-Variation-Finale

③Select one piece from the list below.

Ysaÿe Caprice after a study in form of a waltz (op.52-6) by Saint-Saëns
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, op.28
Havanaise op.83

2. Elimination Round

The Contestant shall perform both ① and ② below.

J.S. Bach Partita No.1 in B minor for violin solo, BWV1002
Ⅲ.Sarabande, Double
Ⅳ.Tempo di Borea, Double

② The Contestant shall select one piece from the list below and perform all the movements of the piece.

Mozart Violin Concerto in B flat major, K207 (Bärenreiter edition)
Violin Concerto in D major, K211 (Bärenreiter edition)
  • ・The Contestant shall perform without a conductor.
  • ・The cadenzas for the pieces will be specified and conveyed to those who have passed the Preliminary Selection.

3. Semifinal Round

The Contestant shall perform both ① and ② below

Beethoven Romance in G major, op.40

② The Contestant shall select one piece from the list below and perform all the movements.

Bartók Violin Concerto No.1, Sz36
Stravinsky Violin Concerto in D
Szymanowski Violin Concerto No.1, op.35
Berg Violin Concerto

4.Final Round

The Contestant shall perform the piece specified below.

Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
  • ・Joachim’s Cadenza shall be used to perform this piece.

Contestants The 5th SIMC Violin Section

No Name Country Region Prize
1 Kristine BALANAS Latvia  
2 CHIBA Mizuki Japan  
5 William HAGEN U.S.A. Semifinalist
6 HAMAO Ken Japan/U.S.A.  
7 HE Fangyue China  
9 KAMISHIKIRYO Aiko Japan  
10 KIM Bomsori Korea 5th Prize
11 Hahnsol KIM U.S.A.  
12 KIM Minkyum Korea  
13 Mariya KRASNYUK Ukraine  
14 LEE Seohyun Korea  
15 LI Zeyu Victor China Semifinalist
16 Richard LIN U.S.A./Taiwan 1st Prize
17 MATSUYAMA Michiru Japan  
18 Markiyan MELNYCHENKO Australia  
19 MIYAGAWA Nana Japan  
20 NAKAMURA Daichi Japan  
21 NARITA Tatsuki Japan 2nd Prize
22 Regi PAPA Albania  
23 PARK Jaejun Korea Semifinalist
24 Igor PIKAYZEN Russia/U.S.A.  
25 Fedor ROUDINE France/Russia  
26 Anna SAVKINA Russia 4th Prize
27 Mariya SHAMSHINA Ukraine Semifinalist
28 SHIN Subin Korea  
29 SHINOHARA Yuna Japan  
30 TAE Sunny Korea  
31 Kelly TALIM U.S.A.  
32 Suliman TEKALLI U.S.A. 6th Prize
33 TOMII Chieri Japan 3rd Prize
34 USHIGUSA Haru Japan Semifinalist
35 Stephen WAARTS Netherlands/U.S.A.  
36 YAMADA Asami Japan Semifinalist
37 YUE Guangnan China