Semi-final violin 2012
Monday 7 May 2012 - Saturday 12 May 2012 (15:00 & 20:00) Flagey, Brussels
Programme to be performed by the 24 semi-finalists
At each session, which consists of two parts, the public hears four different semi-finalists :
The first two perform a Mozart concerto with the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, conducted by Michael Hofstetter.
After the break the other two perform their recitals. The jury will choose one of two recital programmes proposed by the candidate, each including the following works :
- a compulsory work for solo violin by E. Ysaÿe,
- the compulsory unpublished work written especially for this session by V. Kissine,
- works of choice.

  • All dates
  • Monday 7 May 2012
  • Tuesday 8 May 2012
  • Wednesday 9 May 2012
  • Thursday 10 May 2012
  • Friday 11 May 2012
  • Saturday 12 May 2012
Monday 7 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Petteri Iivonen
(Finland, °1987)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Bomsori Kim
(Korea, °1989)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Josef Spacek
(Czech Republic, °1986)

Bedrich Smetana Z domoviny (Aus der Heimat)
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Maurice Ravel Tzigane
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Jinjoo Cho
(Korea, °1988)

Camille Saint-Saëns Introduction et rondo capriccioso in A minor op. 28
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Franz Waxman Fantaisie sur des thèmes de Carmen
Amy Beach Romance
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Monday 7 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Marisol Lee
(Korea, °1987)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Nikki Chooi
(Canada, °1989)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Erzhan Kulibaev
(Kazakhstan, Spain, °1986)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Fritz Kreisler Sonata "The Devil's Trill" in G minor (after G. Tartini)
Ernest Bloch Nigun (Baal Shem)
Antonio Bazzini La ronde des lutins op. 25
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
GaHyun Cho
(Korea, °1983)

Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 4 in A minor op. 23
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Henryk Wieniawski Souvenir de Moscou
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 8 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Valentina Svyatlovskaya
(Russian Federation, °1983)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Richard Lin
(Chinese Taipei, United States of America, °1991)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Ermir Abeshi
(Albania, United States of America, °1987)

Ernest Chausson Poème op. 25
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Nicolò Paganini I Palpiti op. 13
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Lev Solodovnikov
(Russian Federation, °1987)

Béla Bartók Tempo di ciaccona
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Mazurka n. 3 in B minor op. 11 "Lointain passé"
Eugène Ysaÿe Mazurka n. 2 in A minor op. 10/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Mazurka n. 1 in G major op. 10/1
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Daria Novokreshchenova, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 8 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Andrey Baranov
(Russian Federation, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Dami Kim
(Korea, °1988)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Stefan Tarara
(Germany, Romania, °1986)

Béla Bartók Tempo di ciaccona
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Massimo Lauricella Kairòs for solo violin
Nicolò Paganini Introduction and variations on "Nel cor più non mi sento" from Paisiello's "La molinara"
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Hyun Su Shin
(Korea, °1987)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Ernest Chausson Poème op. 25
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Henryk Wieniawski Variations sur un thème original in A minor op. 15
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 9 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Artiom Shishkov
(Belarus, °1984)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Nancy Zhou
(United States of America, °1993)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Tatsuki Narita
(Japan, °1992)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Ernest Bloch Nigun (Baal Shem)
Maurice Ravel Sonata in G major
Márta Godény, pianist accompanist
Marc Bouchkov
(Belgium, °1991)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Ernest Chausson Poème op. 25
Eugène Ysaÿe Caprice d'après l'étude en forme de valse op. 52 de C. Saint-Saëns
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 9 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Esther Yoo
(United States of America, °1994)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Yu-Chien Tseng
(Chinese Taipei, °1994)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Maria Milstein
(France, °1985)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Witold Lutoslawski Subito
Edvard Grieg Sonata n. 3 in C minor op. 45
Sander Sittig, pianist accompanist
Kristi Gjezi
(France, °1990)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Johannes Brahms Sonata n. 3 in D minor op. 108
Henryk Wieniawski Polonaise n. 1 in D major op. 4
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Thursday 10 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Josef Spacek
(Czech Republic, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Jinjoo Cho
(Korea, °1988)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Petteri Iivonen
(Finland, °1987)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Claude Debussy Sonata in G minor
Jean Sibelius Largamente assai - Vivace
Jean Sibelius Alla polacca
Antonio Bazzini La ronde des lutins op. 25
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Bomsori Kim
(Korea, °1989)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata n. 21 in E minor KV 304
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Jean Sibelius Six Pieces op. 79
Camille Saint-Saëns Introduction et rondo capriccioso in A minor op. 28
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Thursday 10 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Erzhan Kulibaev
(Kazakhstan, Spain, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
GaHyun Cho
(Korea, °1983)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Marisol Lee
(Korea, °1987)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Eugène Ysaÿe Caprice d'après l'étude en forme de valse op. 52 de C. Saint-Saëns
Victor Kissine Caprice
Henryk Wieniawski Variations sur un thème original in A minor op. 15
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Nikki Chooi
(Canada, °1989)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Ernest Chausson Poème op. 25
Karol Szymanowski Nocturne et Tarentelle op. 28
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Friday 11 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Ermir Abeshi
(Albania, United States of America, °1987)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Lev Solodovnikov
(Russian Federation, °1987)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Valentina Svyatlovskaya
(Russian Federation, °1983)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata n. 21 in E minor KV 304
Camille Saint-Saëns Havanaise op. 83
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Richard Lin
(Chinese Taipei, United States of America, °1991)

Christian Sinding Suite im alten Stil in A minor op. 10
Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Alexander Glazunov Meditation op. 32
Camille Saint-Saëns Introduction et rondo capriccioso in A minor op. 28
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Friday 11 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Stefan Tarara
(Germany, Romania, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Hyun Su Shin
(Korea, °1987)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Andrey Baranov
(Russian Federation, °1986)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Méditation op. 42/1
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo in C major op. 34
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Henryk Wieniawski Polonaise n. 1 in D major op. 4
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Dami Kim
(Korea, °1988)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Ernest Chausson Poème op. 25
Pablo de Sarasate Fantaisie sur des thèmes de Carmen op. 25
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Saturday 12 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Tatsuki Narita
(Japan, °1992)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Marc Bouchkov
(Belgium, °1991)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
Artiom Shishkov
(Belarus, °1984)

Victor Kissine Caprice
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Eugène Ysaÿe Caprice d'après l'étude en forme de valse op. 52 de C. Saint-Saëns
Ernest Bloch Nigun (Baal Shem)
Dmitri Tzyganov Preludes op. 34/10, 15, 16 & 24 (after D. Shostakovich)
Dasha Moroz, pianist accompanist
Nancy Zhou
(United States of America, °1993)

Claude Debussy Sonata in G minor
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Henryk Wieniawski Variations sur un thème original in A minor op. 15
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Saturday 12 May 2012 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Maria Milstein
(France, °1985)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Esther Yoo
(United States of America, °1994)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Fritz Kreisler Sonata "The Devil's Trill" in G minor (after G. Tartini)
Franz Waxman Fantaisie sur des thèmes de Carmen
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Yu-Chien Tseng
(Chinese Taipei, °1994)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Fritz Kreisler Sonata "The Devil's Trill" in G minor (after G. Tartini)
Henryk Wieniawski Variations sur un thème original in A minor op. 15
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
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