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Covid-19 Response

Our thoughts go out to everyone who is being affected by the Covid-19 but in particular all the violinists who have competed, collaborated and judged over the last twenty years of The Michael Hill International Violin Competition.  We acknowledge the huge impact the virus is having on their ability to perform and earn their livings. […]

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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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Anna APO Finals Andi Crown

Media release Saturday 8 June, 2019 SOUTH KOREAN ANNA IM WINS 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION South Korean violinist Do Gyung (Anna) Im has won the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, announced at Auckland Town Hall tonight. In tonight’s Grand Finale, the three finalists – Anna, Eric Tsai from the USA and Jevgēnijs […]

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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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