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standard International Violin Competition “Jean Sibelius”

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Category: Violin
Date: November 22 to December 3, 2015
Country: Finland

Established in 1965, the competition has been held every five years in Helsinki. Named after the Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius, it requires contestants to perform his works which played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity at the time of late Romantic period. Past winners include Oleg Kagan, Pavel Kogan, Viktoria Mullova, Ilja Kaler, Leonidas Kavakos, Pekka Kuusisto, Sergei Khachatryan and Alina Pogostkin.

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