First round violin 2015
Monday 4 May 2015 - Saturday 9 May 2015 (15:00 & 20:00) Flagey, Brussels
By means of a DVD preselection, 69 candidates have been admitted to the first public round. As some of them have withdrawn, there are 62 violinists who will participate. We count 34 women and 28 men, representing 19 different nationalities.

Programme to be performed by the candidates
The jury will choose works or parts of works from the following compositions prepared by the candidate:
- the sonatas in G minor, A minor, or C major for solo violin by J.S. Bach,
- the Sonata in A major, D. 574, by F. Schubert,
- three Caprices by N. Paganini.

  • All dates
  • Monday 4 May 2015
  • Tuesday 5 May 2015
  • Wednesday 6 May 2015
  • Thursday 7 May 2015
  • Friday 8 May 2015
  • Saturday 9 May 2015
Monday 4 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Luke Hsu
(United States of America, °1990)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 7 in A minor
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Lev Solodovnikov
(Russian Federation, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Daria Novokreshchenova, pianist accompanist
William Ching-Yi Wei
(Chinese Taipei, °1994)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 11 in C major
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Romuald Grimbert-Barré
(France, °1988)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 4 in C minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Woo Hyung Kim
(Korea, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Ryosuke Suho
(Japan, °1995)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Monday 4 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Tobias Feldmann
(Germany, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Markiyan Melnychenko
(Australia, °1988)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 11 in C major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Benjamin Baker
(New Zealand, Great Britain, °1990)

Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 10 in G minor
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Thomas Reif
(Germany, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 9 in E major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Jian Ren
(China, °1992)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 11 in C major
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 5 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Richard Lin
(Chinese Taipei, United States of America, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 10 in G minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Mai Suzuki
(Japan, °1989)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Hrachya Avanesyan
(Belgium, °1986)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Ashot Khachatourian, pianist accompanist
Marisol Lee
(Korea, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 21 in A major
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Suyeon Kang
(Australia, °1989)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Mai Tategami
(Japan, °1988)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 20 in D major
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 5 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Ju-Ni Lee
(Switzerland, Korea, °1989)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Aya Kiyonaga
(Japan, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 9 in E major
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Jae Jun Park
(Korea, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 11 in C major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Fumika Mohri
(Japan, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Kenneth Renshaw
(United States of America, °1993)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 6 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Bomsori Kim
(Korea, °1989)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Eunice Kim
(United States of America, Korea, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Guillaume Chilemme
(France, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Nathanaël Gouin, pianist accompanist
Vladyslava Luchenko
(Ukraine, °1988)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Christia Hudziy, pianist accompanist
Anna Savkina
(Russian Federation, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 23 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 6 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Mimi Jung
(United States of America, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 8 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Hwa-pyung Yoo
(Korea, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 4 in C minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Fabiola Kim
(United States of America, Korea, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 4 in C minor
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Xiao Wang
(China, °1986)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Yoon Yang
(Korea, °1985)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Thursday 7 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Fangyue He
(China, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Lifan Zhu
(China, °1991)

Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 13 in B flat major
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Sungmi Park
(Korea, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Myung-Eun Lee
(Korea, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 19 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Thursday 7 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
William Hagen
(United States of America, °1992)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Galiya Zharova
(Kazakhstan, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 22 in F major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Elly Suh
(United States of America, Korea, °1989)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Michiru Matsuyama
(Japan, °1991)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Karen Kido
(Japan, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 2 in B minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Friday 8 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Xika Huang
(China, °1990)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 21 in A major
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Francisco Garcia-Fullana
(Spain, °1990)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Chi Li
(Chinese Taipei, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Kurokawa Yu
(Japan, °1990)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 17 in E flat major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Ji Won Song
(Korea, °1992)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Friday 8 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Ji Yoon Lee
(Korea, °1992)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 2 in B minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Brendan Shea
(United States of America, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 15 in E minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Yerin Kim, pianist accompanist
Danbi Um
(Korea, °1990)

Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 2 in B minor
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Aleksey Semenenko
(Ukraine, °1988)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 1 in E major
Inna Firsova, pianist accompanist
Sirena Huang
(United States of America, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 1 in E major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Saturday 9 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Fien Van den Fonteyne
(Belgium, °1989)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 2 in B minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Luc Devos, pianist accompanist
Ji Young Lim
(Korea, °1995)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 11 in C major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Solenne Païdassi
(France, °1985)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 11 in C major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Rosanne Philippens
(The Netherlands, °1986)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Yiliang Jiang
(China, °1996)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 15 in E minor
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Saturday 9 May 2015 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
George Tudorache
(Romania, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Kristi Gjezi
(France, °1990)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 1 in E major
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Michelle Ross
(United States of America, Canada, °1987)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 4 in C minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Momo Wong
(United States of America, °1994)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 3 in C major BWV 1005
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Stephen Waarts
(United States of America, The Netherlands, °1996)

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
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