The 2nd Tokyo International Viola Competition(2012)

1st prize : Wenting Kang , China

Wenting Kang

Prize money of JPY1,000,000
[Special prizes]

  • Viola Prize: A viola made and donated by Robert Blaszauer, Budapest, Hungary
  • Invitation from Verbier Festival Academy 2013, Verbier, Switzerland
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Concert at the Kioi Hall (Tokyo) on June 3, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance THE PHOENIX HALL (Osaka) on June 5, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at Ohara Museum (Kurashiki) on June 6, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at MS&AD SHIRAKAWA HALL (Nagoya) on June 7, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Viola Space 2013 and 2014

2nd prize: Barbara Buntrock , Germany

Barbara Buntrock

Prize money of JPY600,000
[Special prizes]

  • Bow Prize: A high-quality bow donated by Ritz Iwata, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Concert at the Kioi Hall (Tokyo) on June 3, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance THE PHOENIX HALL (Osaka) on June 5, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at Ohara Museum (Kurashiki) on June 6, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at MS&AD SHIRAKAWA HALL (Nagoya) on June 7, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Viola Space 2013

3rd prize : Kimi Makino , Japan

Kimi Makino

Prize money of JPY300,000
[Special prizes]

  • Bow Prize: A high-quality carbon bows donated by Nakazen Music, Nishio City, Aichi
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Concert at the Kioi Hall (Tokyo) on June 3, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance THE PHOENIX HALL (Osaka) onJune 5, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at Ohara Museum (Kurashiki) on June 6, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Prizewinners' Gala Concert at MS&AD SHIRAKAWA HALL (Nagoya) onJune 7, 2012.
  • Appearance in the Viola Space 2014

Special prize winners

Adrien Boisseau, France

Adeian Boisseau

[Special prizes]

  • Bow Prize: A high-quality carbon bows donated by Nakazen Music, Nishio City, Aichi
  • Audience Prize: Prize money of JPY 100,000 by the audience votes at the final rounds on June 1 and 2, 2012.
  • Prize money of JPY 50,000 for the best interpretation of Japanese composition donated by SUNTORY FOUNDATION for ARTS

Helene Clement, France

Helene Clement

[Special prize]

  • Bow Prize: A high-quality carbon bows donated by Nakazen Music, Nishio City, Aichi

Andrea Burger, Switzerland

Andrea Burger

[Special prize]

  • Prize money of JPY 50,000 for the best Interpretation of Japanese Composition donated by SUNTORY FOUNDATION for ARTS