The competition was originally scheduled to take place this July 2020

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Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers behind the 5th Schoenfeld International String Competition have decided to postpone this year’s edition from 15-29 July. It will now take place from 2-16 December 2020 in Harbin, China.

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Sitting on the jury will be:

Jean-Jacques Kantorow (France), Arto Noras (Finland), Claudio Bohórquez (Germany), Alexander Chaushian (UK/Armenia), Jinjoo Cho (Korea), Young-Chang Cho (Germany/Korea), Michael Frischenschlager (Austria), Stefan Popov (UK/Bulgaria), Linus Roth (Germany) and Lina Yu (China)

Details of shortlisted candidates are still to be announced.