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The 2nd Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition

will be held from 23 December 2021 to 1 September 2022. This competition is open to all violinists born after April 14th  2000. The public rounds are preceded by a pre-selection, based on specific documents and video recordings submitted by the candidates.

The programme of the competition should represent the extraordinary wealth of violin repertoire from the Baroque period to the present. The competition is divided into three age categories, with two rounds for Category A and B: First Round and Final; and three rounds for Category C: Semi-Final and Gala-Final. Applicants will have freedom in arranging their programme beforehand according to the choices and time limits given for each round. The whole programme has to be played from memory except for the sonatas for violin and piano

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Registration from December 23, 2021 to July 2, 2022.

Applicants selected to the next round will be announced on the website by July 18, 2022.

The Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition provides young musicians a platform to express their creative and artistic abilities, and to meet and share their musical thought with competitors from around the world.

The Second Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition introduces both international and regional competitions for youngsters of high standards. The international participants, aged under 22, are divided into three groups for solo violin, chamber and strings orchestra players.

Hong Kong, the Pearl of the Orient, and Kirill Troussov, our Chairman and Artistic Director, sincerely welcome music lovers from all over the world to join the Second Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition!