2019 Michael Hill
International Violin Competition
31 May – 8 June 2019.
The “Michael Hill” is recognised as one of the most sought-after international violin prizes and the careers of future musical legends are launched here in New Zealand where they go head to head for a prize package valued at over $100,000.
Deadline 15 November
Another Michael Hill laureate wins a top prize. Canadian Timothy Chooi (our 2015 3rd prize winner and brother of Nikki, our 2013 1st prize winner) has just won top honours at the Joachim International Violin Competition in Hannover. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Ida Kavafian, and current post graduate […]
Classical review: APO shows power and brilliance by William Dart / NZ Herald Photography Mikel Hoyle Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s Power & Brilliance concert fulfilled the promises of its title with two major 20th century masterpieces, one featuring the winner of last year’s Michael Hill International Violin Competition. True, it was unfortunate that the opening overture, […]
Photography by Mikel Hoyle and Anne Rodda. On the last day of October we close the chapter of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition 2018 Winner’s Tour by featuring the stories, concert reviews and adventures of Ioana Cristina Goicea who saw off her tour last week with performing the Shostakovich Violin Concerto with the Auckland […]
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