Concerto Competition Finals


This exciting final round of the Morningside Music Bridge concerto competition makes for a breath-taking event.



Our Judges
Preliminary Round:
Junping Qian, Assistant Conductor, Royal Scottish National Orchestra 
Rune Bergmann, Music Director, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra


Final Round:

Leila Getz, Artistic Director, Vancouver Recital Society 
Frank Cohen, Founding Co-Artistic Director, ChamberFest Cleveland
Rune Bergmann,  Music Director, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

The judges will select the winners and the audience members can also choose their favorite. 


Congratulations and good luck to our finalists. 

Prizes generously donated by:

Joan Holland

Morningside Music Bridge Foundation


Yasen Wang Cello - China; Jianwei Zi, piano                              

     Lalo Prelude, lento – Allegro maestoso from Cello Concerto in D Minor

Sofia Gilchenok Viola - USA; Jenny Chen, piano          

     Walton Andante comodo from Viola Concerto

Hun Choi Cello - South Korea; Elias Ackerley, piano          

     Elgar Adagio – Moderato from Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85

Hao Wei Lin Piano - Taiwan

with Taiwan Philharmonic, the National Symphony Orchestra, Yin-Fang Chang, Conductor

Copyright/Maestro Art Taiwan  

     Chopin Allegro maestoso from Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, Op.11

Michał Balas Cello - Poland; Monika Wilinska-Tarcholik, piano 

     Schumann Cello concerto in A Minor, Op. 129

I. Nicht zu schnell (A Minor – A Major)

II. Langsam (F Major)

Ruibing Liu Violin - China; Jonie Qiuning Huang, piano  

     Prokofiev Allegro ben marcato from Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63

Shengyu Meng Cello - China; Minhye Choi, Piano  

     Walton Allegro appassionato from Cello Concerto

Esme Arias-Kim Violin - USA

with Civic Orchestra of Chicago,  Michael Christie, Conductor

Armour Stage, Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center       

    Sibelius Allegro moderato from Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47