Four finalists will compete for $10,000 top prize on Tuesday evening

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Mikyung Sung performs in the recital round with pianist Jaemin David Shin. Photo by Jack Unzicker

The Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition at the North Texas College of Music, in Denton, Texas, has named it’s four finalists: Szymon Marciniak, Marek Romanowski, Dominik Wagner and Mikyung Sung.

The four will perform with orchestra on Tuesday 5 September at 7:30pm (CT), and the final will be streamed live on the foundation’s Facebook page. An online poll will be used to decide the audience favourite.

From a list of prescribed works, Simon Marciniak and Marek Romanowski will both perform Frank Proto’s Nine Variants on Paganini, Dominik Wagner will play Andrés Martín’s Concierto para Contrabajo y Orquestra, and Mikyung Sung Bottesini’s Concerto no.2.

The competition awards a first, second and third prize of $10,000, $5,000 and $2,500 respectively.