Michael Hill International Violin Competition

Michael Hill … violinist

By BETHANY ROGERS Jewellery magnate Sir Michael Hill's first violin concert in almost a quarter of a century's a sell-out. Hill, his grandson Jacob, professional pianist Kinga Krupa and soprano Tamaki Iida will play two concerts next week in aid of...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A new Queenstown Music Festival will replace next year’s 11th edition of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Sponsored by Arrowtown jeweller Sir Michael Hill’s family, the world-renowned contest’s run every two years since 2001, with Queenstown hosting the...
South Korean violinist Do Gyung (Anna) Im has won the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition (MHIVC). In Sunday's grand final, at Auckland Town Hall, the three finalists _ Anna, Eric Tsai from the USA and Jevgēnijs Čepoveckis of Latvia...
Then there were six. After hearing 16 young maestros perform in the 10th Michael Hill International Violin Competition in Queenstown last weekend, the international jury plucked out six for yesterday's and today's semi-finals in Auckland. They are Angela Sin Ying Chan...
Just one more sleep until the magic of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition fills the Queenstown Memorial Centre. All 16 budding young maestros have arrived in the resort ahead of the quarter-finals of the esteemed violin competition – which...
Technical mastery is a given at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition 2017. Instead, sole Kiwi competitor Benjamin Baker says the winner will be the one who can communicate the music so as to catch the hearts of those listening. Baker,...
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