June, 2019

2019Thu06Jun7:30 pm9:30 pm2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition Final Performance7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Auckland Town Hall, 303 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New ZealandType:Music,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:Children (5 to 10 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Michael Hill International Violin Competition

Event Details

A feast of spellbinding acts of virtuosity, heartstring-tugging treasures and heroic masterpieces are performed by the top 16 of the world’s finest young violinists.

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

Wednesday 5 June Semi-final Round III
The advancing six semi-finalists’ impeccable artistry and leadership skills are on display when, on just 90 minutes’ rehearsal, they lead Mozart’s sublime string quintets with eminent NZ musicians Andrew Beer, Gillian Ansell, Julia Joyce and Ashley Brown.
7:30pm Round III for 3 semi-finalists

Thursday 6 June Semi-final Round III (cont)
7:30pm Round III for 3 semi-finalists
Judges voting and announcement of 3 finalists

Saturday 8 June Final Round
Auckland Town Hall

The thrilling Final Round is when the top three go head to head performing concertos with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.Everything culminates in the exciting Grand Finale when the winner is announced and the prizes are bestowed (including the Audience Prize, so be prepared and cast your vote!)
7:30 Final Round, Announcement and Prize giving


Tickets: $15 to $50


Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra APOAuckland Philharmonia Orchestra is New Zealand’s full-time professional Metropolitan orchestra, serving the country’s largest and most vibrant city with a comprehensive programme of concerts and education and outreach activities.09-638 6266