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2019 Winner, Anna Im, Announces she cannot undertake her Winner’s Tour

Hi, I’m Anna Im and I’m the winner of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition.I have been so looking forward to coming back to New Zealand this year for my Winners Tour, made possible through Chamber Music New Zealand, but the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic means that I’m not able to, so I [...]

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2009 winner Josef Špaček performs under Covid-19 restrictions

Antonín Dvořák: Romantické kusy pro housle a klavír, op. 75 Housle: Josef Špaček Klavír: Miroslav Sekera Video z benefičního koncertu pro nemocnice bojující s koronavirem, který se uskutečnil bez účasti obecenstva 28. 3. 2020 ve Dvořákově síni Rudolfina.

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Homegrown Heroes. Performing Live in 12 New Zealand centres

Violinist Amalia Hall and pianist Stephen De Pledge We have been so fortunate that brilliant New Zealand violinist Amalia Hall was already back in the country before lockdown and is available to replace Anna Im on tour with Chamber Music New Zealand. Amalia, violinist of NZTrio and concertmaster of Orchestra Wellington, is enjoying a vibrant [...]

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The Michael Hill International Violin Competition has raised the bar for violinists and string players in this country – inspiring our upcoming young players to reach for the stars. It has also been a positive step on the career paths of previous winners, with many now holding prestigious roles in world-class orchestras and enjoying international careers as solo performers.

~ Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

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