The violinists are competing for a top prize of $100,000 from 14 August to 2 September 2016


The inaugural Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition has released the scores of the 12 candidates who have failed to make it through to the finals.

The scores of all eleven judges are revealed (pictured), in addition to their vote of ‘yes’ or ‘no’, indicating whether or not they believe the violinist should progress to the next round. The competition is releasing all candidates’ scores as they are eliminated, and of the winners following the final.

Click on the link below to read the latest results in detail:


Today the contest named the six candidates selected to progress to the finals, taking place on Thursday and Friday. The violinists, aged between 18 and 32, are competing for an impressive grand prize of $100,000.

This year’s jury includes Zakhar Bron, Boris Kuschnir and Maxim Vengerov, in addition to Chinese violin professors Zhenshan Wang and Lina Yu, and co-chairs – conductor and son of Isaac Stern, David Stern, and Professor Vera Tsu Weiling.

For full details visit the SISIVC website.

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