Finalists in the Kendall National Violin Competition will perform at the Kendall Community Hall on September 15.
Sarah Chang (Sydney), Gemma Lee (Sydney), Johnny van Gend (Melbourne) and Dindin Wang (Melbourne) were chosen following the semi final round at the Sydney Conservatorium on August 5.
The competition is celebrating its 20th year in 2018. Previous winners include Australia’s most gifted and successful violinists such as international soloist Ray Chen.
The competition’s artistic director Goetz Richter said the semi final was a tribute to the talent Australia has to offer and the serious passion with which musicians, teachers and supporters embrace opportunities.
“The Kendall National Violin Competition has inspired so many diverse and individual musicians over two decades,” he said.
The finals of the competition in Kendall on September 15 will be thrilling.
“The finals of the competition in Kendall on September 15 will be a thrilling event and a real climax for this unique event.”
The final of the competition will feature each of the four violinists in recital and also include an Australian work written especially for the competition.