Past Event7 Jun - 10 Jun 2017

Michael Hill International Violin Competition 2017

No longer available

Auckland Town Hall

Classical music

Over eight days, a feast of spellbinding acts of virtuosity, heartstring-tugging treasures and heroic masterpieces will be performed by 16 of the world’s finest young violinists.

The “Michael Hill” is recognised as one of the most sought-after international violin prizes and the careers of future musical legends are launched here in New Zealand where they go head to head for a prize package valued at over $100,000.

Flexible attendance options cater to the enthusiasts as well as those who want to see what the buzz is about. You’ll find you get hooked!


Head on down to the Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber to see the six semi-finalists lead some of New Zealand’s eminent chamber musicians Justine CormackGillian AnsellJulia Joyce and Ashley Brown in Mozart’s sublime String Quintets. Click here to book.


The Grand Finale will see three finalists compete for top honours performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Giordano Bellincampi,  in the Auckland Town Hall's magnificent Great Hall. 


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