Five Junior finalists (violin)
Mason Bates New commission for violin and string orchestra (world premiere)
Vivaldi The Four Seasons, Op. 8, Nos. 1-4
The Finals of the Junior section in the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020. Five of the world’s best young violinists under the age of 16 will compete for one of the coveted awards. Each finalist will lead one of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons from the violin and perform a new commission for violin and string orchestra written by Mason Bates.
Audience members will also have the opportunity to vote for a finalist to be awarded the Audience Prize.
The prizewinners will be announced at the end of the evening.