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    Finalists perform Mozart at the Singapore International Violin Competition


    The three Grand Finalists of the Singapore International Violin Competition have now been announced: Sirena Huang, USA; Richad Lin, Taiwan; and Yu-Chien Tseng, Taiwan.The three will perform Romantic concertos with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Verbitsky on 21 January and compete for a top prize of ...

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    Alexandra Conunova performs at Singapore International Violin Competition


    Alexandra Conunova performs Beethoven's Violin Sonata no.8, Poulenc's Violin Sonata, Koh's kilo and Wieniawski's Faust Fantasy at the Singapore International Violin Competition 2015 Semi-Finals.For further videos of the contestants visit the competition's YouTube page.For full details of all the Semi-Finalists visit the Singapore Violin Competition website.

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    Erhu player receives Royal College of Music degree


    London’s Royal College of Music (RCM) has awarded its first degree in a traditional Chinese instrument. Singaporean musician Chew Jun Ru, 24, has graduated with a BMus in performance on the erhu, a two-stringed bowed instrument sometimes known as a ‘Chinese violin’. Chew, 24, has principally studied at Singapore’s Nanyang ...