Date: February 13 to 19, 2017
Named after Jascha Heifetz, the competition was first launched in 2001 to foster the timeless musical legacy of the violin virtuoso. Participants will perform a wide range of repertoire from 16th to 20th century, including sonata, concerto and a compulsory work by a Vilnius composer. Chaired by Gidon Kremer, the jury panel comprises established violinists and professors from around the world. In addition to cash prizes, the chosen laureates will have a chance to perform with the renowned orchestra Kremerata Baltica at the National Philharmonic Hall.
- China International Music Competition First launched in 2019 by the Global Music Education League and China Conservatory of Music, the annual competition focuses on different disciplines each year.
- Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition Presented and organized by Musica Viva, the competition is the first major vocal event in Hong Kong.
- International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments In celebration of the anniversary of Poland’s independence, the Fryderyk Chopin Institute launched the first international competition in 2018.
- The Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition First established in 2013, the competition aims to promote highly gifted young musicians.