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  • The North International Music Competition awarded prizes at "The Piano Stars International Piano Festival 2022" in Bursa, Turkey

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  • The North International Music Competition awarded prizes at the XVIII International Festival “Moscow Meets Friends” by Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation

    Teo Gertler

    Listen to his – P. Sarasate: Ziegeunerweisen, op.20

    Dmitry Pinchuk

    Listen to his – N. Paganini: Moto Perpetuo Op. 11

    Nino Chesner

    Listen to her – Glanzberg: Padam Padam

    Maria Belokopytova

    Listen to her – Mozart: Piano Concerto nr. 12 in A major KV 414, 3rd mvt: Allegretto

    Vera Kogay

    Listen to her – Vivaldi: “Summer” from Four Seasons RV 315

    Ksenia Kurlovich

    Listen to her – Debussy: Clair de Lune L 75: III
  • The Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation and the XVIII International Festival “Moscow Meets Friends”

    From May 18 to June 1, 2021, the XVIII International Festival “Moscow Greets Friends” was held in Moscow.

    A record number of applications were submitted for the XVIII Moscow Meets Friends Festival. Out of more than 1400 applications, close to 500 talented children were from more than 100 regions of Russia and the rest were from 37 countries of the world. Participants were then selected to participate in live and online concerts in different categories such as instrumental soloists, vocalists, dance and choral groups, circus studios, artists, reciters, orchestras and conductors.

    The North International Music Competition had 8 previous contestants who participated in the festival.

    Matei Eric Dumitrescu

    Ilyun Burkev

    Mark Bank

    Hansine Pellbäck

    Lana Zorjan

    Federico Nogarotto

    Arthur Edman

    Latin Ensemble from Sweden.

    7 participants took part in the online concerts, and the organizers of the festival invited Arthur Edman to perform at the grand opening and solo with the famous Moscow Virtuosi orchestra conducted by Vladimir Spivakov.

    The online concerts are available here:

     
     
     
     
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    Arthur Edman

    Listen to his – Astor Piazzolla: Libertango
  • The North International Music Competition awarded Special Prizes at the 7th International Festival of Talented Children «Kaleidoscope».

    The 7th International Festival of Talented Children «Kaleidoscope» was held in April in Israel. It involved children from more than 30 cities in Israel and other countries of the world. The North International Music Competition was invited to have a seat at the jury table and was able to give special prizes to the contestants.

    The North International Music Competition had several previous contestants who participated in the festival as well.

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  • Performers from more than 40 countries took part in the XVII Annual International Festival Moscow Meets Friends Festival.

    The 17th International Festival “Moscow meets Friends” events were being held in mixed format, with some of the concerts being online and some concerts being live. The festival which took place in between November, 25 – December, 20 2020 was one of the largest projects of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation. 

    The North International Music Competition had several previous contestants who participated in the festival as well as participants from our partner Brilliant Talent Discovery Awards International Music Competition. 

    Phạm Bách – Violin

    Chanya Bayla Somboonvechakarn – Piano

    Amelia Loh Xuan Ting – Piano

    Arthur Edman – Bassoon

    Theodor Ahlbeck Glader – Piano

    Ensemble Folkdivizjon

    The Festival has been held every year since 2004 and has participants from different regions of Russia, the Baltic countries and from all over the world, with concerts in the best venues in Moscow, and many other Russian cities. This year the Festival received a record number of applications and young musicians from more than 40 countries were selected to participate – instrumentalists, singers, dance and choral groups, artists, orchestras and conductors.

  • Vladimir Spivakov International Charitable Fund and North International Music Competition

    The North International Music Competition initiated and coordinated the international project “Songs of the War Years” together with Ekaterina Menshikova, who was responsible for the technical implementation of the project. Together we managed to bring talented children from different countries on the 75th anniversary of the Victory Day in order to present their favorite songs in a virtual format to the audience. The project was attended by young performers – scholars of the International Charitable Fund Vladimir Spivakov and participants of the festival “Moscow Meets Friends”.

    Read more here (article in russian)

  • A Nordic Adventure and a Tropical Christmas 2019

    From 10th to the 18th of December 2019 some of our participants made a cultural trip to Sweden and Finland, for masterclasses and concerts.

    The masterclasses were with piano teachers Ivetta Irkha and Maria Rostotsky, soprano Alexandra Büchel, violinist Andrej Nikolaev and cellist Erik Williams. 


    Read more about the trip here 

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  • Garmonia Foundation and North International Music Competition 2019

    At the end of May pianist Hai Wei Chen, clarinetist Daniil Serdyukov and violinist Ravil Islyamov were awarded prizes and certificates in Moscow by the general director of the Garmonia Foundation G.M. Machevskaya (Russia) and the marketing director of the North International Music Competition, Anna van Debré (Sweden).

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    The presentation of the violin by Giuseppe Guarneri, which was recently received by Ravil Islyamov, took place at the award ceremony. Ravil will in the upcoming days participate in one of the most prestigious international music competitions – The XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition.

    Ravil Islyamov

    In the photo to the left:

    R. Islyamov plays the violin of Guarneri.

  • Brilliant Talent Discovery Awards - International Music Competition Gala Concert 2019

    We are very happy for our two previous contestants Faith Ong and Kaleb Teo, who were participating in this years Brilliant Talent Discovery Awards – International Music Competition Gala Concert at Esplanade, Theaters By The Bay in Singapore on the 17th of April 2019. 

    BTD 2019 musicians
  • STARS AT TENERIFE 2018

    We are very happy for our two contestants Arthur Edman and Cynthia Soto, who were invited to participate in the International Music Festival-Competition “Stars at Tenerife” between October 26 through November 1st 2018. Both of the contestants managed to get the First Prize in their own group.

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    The North International Music Competition was also there, and we had some representatives at the festival giving away special prizes from us.

    Congratulations to Lidia Maria Dias de Castro, Judith Bool, Patrick Meier and Artem Shendrik.

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  • XV International Festival “Moscow meets friends”

    We are excited to announce that four contestants, Arthur EdmanArya Su Gülenç and Mert Hakan Şeker from our previous competitions, will represent The North International Music Competition in Moscow at the XV International Festival “Moscow meets friends”– the most ambitious project of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Fund from 1 to 12 October 2018. The festival has been held annually since 2004 with participants performing at the best venues in Moscow.

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    Arthur Edman
    Mert Hakan Şeker and Arya Su Gülenç
    Mert Hakan Şeker and Arya Su Gülenç