The competition has announced the laureates for its third category (14 to 17 years old) and fourth category (up to 23 years old)

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The 7th edition of the Leonid Kogan Violin Competition for Young Violinists has announced its laureates for its senior categories, following announcement of its junior category winners last week. No first prizes were awarded.

In the third category (14 to 17 years old), joint second prize went to Andrea Lam (17, China) and Gaeun Kim (15, South Korea) worth €500, while Corina Deng (15, Canada) took third prize of €300. Sophia Logar (16, Slovenia) was named as a diploma finalist.

Watch Corina Deng’s performance of Wieniawski Violin Concerto no.2 in D minor, op.22 ’Romance’:

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In the fourth category (up to 23 years old at the time of application), joint second prize went to Hao Li (24, China) and Rui Yuan (17, China) worth €600. No third prize was awarded. Mariam Magdalena Hanikova (21, Czech Republic) was named as a diploma finalist.

Watch Hao Li’s performance of Paganini Caprice No. 17 in E flat major, op. 1:

Watch Rui Yuan’s performance of Ysaÿe Sonata for Solo Violin no.6 in E major:

This year’s competition was held entirely online, with competitors submitting video performances. The 8th edition will be held in Brussels in 2024.

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