14 Jun 2015

Kang wins Michael Hill Violin Competition

7:43 am on 14 June 2015

The biennial Michael Hill International Violin Competition has been won by Suyeon Kang, from Australia.

Violin

Violin Photo: 123rf

The 26-year-old performed Sibelius' Concerto in D minor with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in the finals of the major biennial competition, at the Auckland Town Hall last night.

listen to Suyeon Kang

She has won $40,000 and a recording contract.

In second place was Eunae Koh, from South Korea.

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