Sarasate Live!

Pamplona 2015
Jun 29 - Jul 4

Sarasate Live!


The jury of the competition shall be appointed by the Department of Culture, Tourism and Institutional Relations of the Government of Navarra.

The Chairman of the jury will be R. Douglas Sheldon, and the Art Director Antoni Wit , including a minimum of five personalities from the world of management, representation and/or teaching of violin, the coordinator of the competition Joaquín Romero (Managing Director of the Navarra Symphony Orchestra) with a voice and no vote and the secretary of the competition Mª José Redín (Expert of DGC-IPV) with a voice and no vote.

The organisers will inform the registered competitors on the final members comprising of the jury in due course.

R. Douglas Sheldon

sheldon_peqR. Douglas Sheldon, Senior Vice President and Director of Columbia Artists Management LLC is one of the best known and most respected artist managers in the field of classical music, managing some of the world’s preeminent artists and ensembles, and known especially for his work with symphony orchestras.

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Antoni Wit

wit_peqAntoni Wit is one of the most highly regarded Polish conductors and a champion of Polish music. A top prize winner at the Herbert von Karajan International Conducting Competition in 1971 and an assistant to Herbert von Karajan at the Easter Festival in Salzburg, he subsequently worked with all of the leading orchestras in Poland before taking up the position of General and Artistic Director at the Warsaw Philharmonic in 2001 for twelve years until the end of the 2012/2013 season.

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Roman Simovic

simovic_peqRoman Simovic has been awarded prizes at numerous international competitions among which are:”Premio Rodolfo Lipizer” (Italy), Sion-Valais (Switzerland), Yampolsky Violin Competition (Russia) and the Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition (Poland), placing him among the foremost violinists of his generation.

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Julian Rachlin

Julian-Rachlin-peqJulian Rachlin is one of the most exciting and respected violinists of our time. For the last 24 years, he has been captivating audiences around the world with his distinctively rich sound, superb musicianship and outstanding interpretations. He has established close relationships with many of the most prestigious conductors and orchestras.

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Kathryn Enticott

Kathryn-EnticottAfter many years running the Conductors and Instrumentalists Department at IMG Artists, Kathryn Enticott recently founded her own boutique Music Management company, Enticott Music Management. She manages an elite roster of conductors and instrumentalists and consults to Artistic institutions and organizations.

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Sebastian Currier

Sebastian-CurrierSebastian Currier is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Grawemeyer Award. Heralded as “music with a distinctive voice” by the New York Times and as “lyrical, colorful, firmly rooted in tradition, but absolutely new” by the Washington Post, his music has been performed at major venues worldwide by acclaimed artists and orchestras.

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David Kim

David-KimViolinist David Kim was named Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. Born in Carbondale, Illinois in 1963, he started playing the violin at the age of three, began studies with the famed pedagogue Dorothy DeLay at the age of eight, and later received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School.

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