Netherlands Violin Competition in Utrecht

The 27th NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION will take place in Utrecht in January. More than 100 candidates will compete for prizes in four different age categories. The finalists of the prestigious Oskar Back category for professional violinists in the age of 18 to 26 years await a tremendous career boost.

The winners of the Oskar Back Competition 2020 will embark on a series of concerts in the Netherlands and Europe. The Netherlands Violin Competition is proud to announce a new collaboration with Ekkehard Jung Artists & Projects, who will represent the competition in Europe.

Program 2020

The winners of all four categories will receive a substantial prize money, and will be supported with career opportunities, masterclasses, advice and career coaching. The age categories of the Netherlands Violin Competition are:

Oskar Back (18-26 years)
Davina van Wely (14-17 years)
Iordens B (13-14 years)
Iordens A (10-12 years)

Oskar Back
The Netherlands Violin Competition 2020, Oskar Back in TivoliVredenburg:
16 and 17 January 2020 – Preliminary rounds
25 January 2020 – Semifinals
1 February 2020 – Finals, with the Residentie Orkest TheHague and Anja Bihlmaier

Davina van Wely
The Netherlands Violin Competition 2020, Davina van Wely in Conservatory of Utrecht and TivoliVredenburg:
11 and 12 January 2020 – Preliminary rounds
19 January 2020 – Semifinals
1 February 2020 – Finals, with Netherlands Youth String Orchestra and Carel den Hertog

Iordens A and B
The Netherlands Violin Competition 2020, Iordens A end Iordens B in Conservatory of Utrecht and TivoliVredenburg:
18 and 19 January 2020 – Preliminary rounds
19 January 2020 – Finals