Dmitry Serebrennikov from Russia was the highest-placed prizewinner at the International Violin Competition 'Rodolfo Lipizer Prize' in Gorizia, Italy. The 18-year-old, who studies with Alexander Stang at the St Petersburg State Conservatoire, won the €6,000 second prize, after the jury chose not to award a first prize.

Suliman Tekalli, 23, from the US, won third prize. Fourth prize was shared between Laura Park, 16, from the US, and 26-year-old Japanese violinist Masae Kobayashi.