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8 April 2024
Winners Announced at Vienna Classic Violin Competition
Japanese violinist Yuki Hirano has won the €20,000 first prize, in addition to an invitation to the Classic Violin Olympus competition in Dubai.
8 April 2024
List of Winners at Vienna Classic Violin Competition Released
Classic Violin Olympus’s second preselection contest comes to an end, with Yuki Hirano and Mariusz Patyra progressing to Grand Finale.
26 March 2024
Winners announced for the inaugural Tokyo Classic Violin Competition
The inaugural Tokyo Classic Violin Competition concluded on 21 March at the Tokyo University of the Arts. The first prize of €20,000 was awarded to South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon, 39, with the second prize of €10,000 going to Russian violinist Andrey Baranov, 38, and third prize of €5,000 to Chinese violinist Meng Zou.
25 March 2024
Prize Winners of Tokyo Classic Violin Competition Announced
First preselection contest of Classic Violin Olympus comes to a close; Soyoung Yoon and Andrey Baranov pass through to Grand Finale.
15 February 2024
CVO Announces List of Contestants for Vienna Classic Violin Competition
The preselection process for the Classic Violin Olympus International Competition continues to press on, with further updates being released on a regular basis.
4 January 2024
Tokyo Classic Violin Competition: List of Participants for First Preselection Contest Officially Released
Preparations for the inaugural edition of the Classic Violin Olympus International Competition are now well underway, with hundreds of violinists from all over the world eagerly sending in their audition clips in the hopes of being selected to participate in one of the six preselection contests that will be held over the course of 2024.
11 November 2023
Nace el Concurso Internacional de Violín Clásico Olympus
Un nuevo concurso de violín, el Classic Violin Olympus, se abre paso en el panorama internacional con un formato inédito en su modalidad y articulación. Bajo la dirección artística de Pavel Vernikov, el concurso contará con una fase preliminar que tendrá lugar a lo largo de 2024 en seis países diferentes a través de seis concursos distintos, cada uno de los cuales ofrecerá una dotación en premios de 35.000 euros.
31 October 2023
Classic Violin Olympus International Competition
The first edition of the Classic Violin Olympus International Competition has officially been launched, as organisers announce that registrations for the event’s pre-selection phase are now open worldwide!
9 October 2023
Euronews Joins List of Official Media Partners for Classic Violin International Competition
As the launch of the Classic Violin International Competition moves ever closer, more and more organisations are pledging their support to what looks to be one of the most revolutionary events to enter the world of strings in years.
8 October 2023
Medici.tv Announced as Official Media Partner for Classic Violin Olympus
Medici.tv, the world’s leading classical music channel and premier resource for classical music programming has just been confirmed as one of the official media partners for the inaugural edition of the Classic Violin Olympus International Competition.
4 October 2023
Applications Open for Classic Violin Olympus International Competition
Applications are open for the Classic Violin Olympus International Competition, a new competition involving six separate pre-selection competitions during 2024 in Tokyo, Vienna, New York, London, Paris and Tel Aviv - and culminating in a Grand Finale competition in Dubai, in April <2025 class=
3 October 2023
Inaugural Edition of Classic Violin Olympus International Competition Opens Doors for Applications
We are delighted to announce the launch of the Classic Violin Olympus International Competition, an exciting and unprecedented musical endeavor taking place in Dubai from April 22nd to April 28th, 2025. This event offers violinists from around the world a unique opportunity to shine on the international stage.
19 September 2023
Classic Violin Olympus International Competition opens registration
The Classic Violin Olympus International Competition is celebrating its inaugural edition, with organisers officially unveiling the opening of registrations for the event’s global pre-selection phase, marking the start of a groundbreaking musical voyage that promises to redefine the world of classical music competitions.
19 September 2023
Applications for the inaugural Classic Violin Olympus International Competition officially open!
Classic Violin Olympus International Competition: registrations now open for world’s biggest new violin contest.
21 June 2023
The Violin Channel: CVO International Competition to be Held in 2025
The inaugural edition of the competition will take place on April 22 - 28, 2025, in Dubai, UAE
19 June 2023
Dates of Pre-selection Contests Officially Released
In April 2025, the emirate of Dubai in the UAE shall witness the launch of what is arguably the most exciting new violin competition to enter the world stage in recent years.
19 June 2023
MUVAC has announced the CVO
Applications for the competition will be opened shortly
16 June 2023
Classic Violin Olympus International Competition 22-28 April 2025, Dubai, UAE
We are very proud to announce a unique competition with an unusual programme and the goal of finding the most versatile young violinist in the world.
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