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JJV in Kürze

Allgemeine Pressinformationen zum Wettbewerb

Alle drei Jahre begeistert der Internationale Joseph Joachim Violinwettbewerb Hannover das Publikum und führt den hochqualifizierten Geigen-Nachwuchs nach Hannover. 39 der weltweit größten Talente werden sich 2018 vom 11. bis 27. Oktober der Jury und dem Publikum präsentieren.


Impressionen JJV

July 16, 2018

Participants nominated

The participants for the 2018 International Joseph Joachim Violin Competition Hanover have now been chosen. Based on submitted DVD recordings, an international preselection jury has selected 39 violinists who are now intensively preparing for the competition.


Press release July 16, 2018

May 15, 2018

Last chance to apply

Gifted young violinists wanting to apply for one of the sought-after spots in the 10th Joseph Joachim Violin Competition need to hurry: Applications will close on May 30, 2018.


Press release May 15, 2018

February 13, 2018

A competition season par excellence

Between October 11 and 27, 2018, the world’s finest young violinists will gather in Hanover, Germany, for the 10th edition of the renowned Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition. The anniversary season, hosted by Stiftung Niedersachsen, will include a special concert series: starting on March 6, all former First Prize Winners will return to the place that marked the starting point on their road to international success. 


Press release February 13, 2018

December 6, 2017

Worldwide call for applications

Over 1,500 recipients – among them professors, conservatories, and universities all over the world – have been contacted by Stiftung Niedersachsen with information pertaining to the upcoming season of the Joseph Joachim Violin Competition.

Press release December 6, 2017