2012 - 4th RIMM - 2nd International Violin Competition of Mirecourt


2012 was the year of the 2nd International Violin competition of Mirecourt.

The President of Jury was Roland Daugareil (France) and the members of the Jury were Kyoko Takezawa (Japan), Marianne Piketty (France). Christian Altenburger (Austria) and Marco Rizzi (Italy). 

In Mirecourt and Thaon-les-Vosges for the finale, almost 1500 people attended the different rounds of the contest, the master-classes hold by the members of the Jury, the conference hold by Françoise Gnéri and the concert given by the Ardeo Quatuor.

The 2012 Competition was of an outstanding level with 40 candidates under 25 years old registered.

The finale highlighted four young talents who interpretated the Mendelssohn and Tchaïkowsky concertos accompanied by the Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy conducted by Jonathan Schiffman in front of an audience of more than 650 music lovers. 

The 2012 laureates are:

  • OKADA Shuichi, 1st Prize and Prize CORELLI AUBERT LUTHERIE BIGOT for the most remarkable personality – a bow from Sylvain BIGOT,
  • MASAOKA Eri, 2nd Prize
  • BORTOLOTTO Laura, 3rd Prize, Prize of the Public, Prize of the stringed-instrument making school of Mirecourt, Prize Palazzetto Bru Zane Centre de musique romantique français for the best interpretation of the french sonata during the semi finale
  • KIM Seayoung, 4th Prize

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