Original Press Release
medici.tv, the world’s leading classical music channel, is proud and delighted to be partnering with the Singapore International Violin Competition. Starting December 1st, 2022, medici.tv will broadcast the competition’s third edition in full, and livestream all performances on its dedicated website (find the link at the bottom of the article).
First begun in 2015 and hosted by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, the triennial Singapore International Violin Competition is a landmark cultural initiative for Singapore and beyond, promoting the continuing strength of classical music today. This year, from 1-14 December, medici.tv will broadcast the First Round, Semi-Finals, Finals, and Grand Finals of the competition, live from two of Singapore’s top performing arts venues, starting with the YST Conservatory Concert Hall and followed by the Victoria Concert Hall.
For this edition, top young virtuosos will perform sensational violin repertoires under the baton of Joshua Tan (who conducts the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in the Grand Finals) and before a renowned jury chaired by Qian Zhou. The candidates’ native countries include China, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Latvia, USA, South Korea, Switzerland, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, and Ukraine. With this diverse panel of nationalities, the Singapore International Violin Competition confirms its global appeal profile for discovering tomorrow’s international stars. It is at the core of medici.tv’s vision to support these talented artists and accompany them in their rise to success by putting them under the spotlight internationally and creating a bond between them and their audience.
For the occasion, medici.tv has launched a newly dedicated website to make the Singapore International Violin Competition accessible to audiences all across the globe. The website will feature a vibrant range of live musical performances, interviews, competition analysis, and backstage featurettes free of charge in live webcasts and replays to viewers all over the world. Click here to discover who the competition violinists and juries selected this season.
Full Broadcast Schedule
December 1, 2022 – 2:30 PM (SGT)
First Round – Session I – Day I
December 2, 2022 – 10:00 AM (SGT)
First Round – Session I – Day II
December 3, 2022 – 10:00 AM (SGT)
First Round – Session I – Day III
December 5, 2022 – 10:00 AM (SGT)
First Round – Session II – Day II
December 6, 2022 – 10:00 AM (SGT)
First Round – Session II – Day III
December 8, 2022 – 10:00 AM (SGT)
Semi-Finals – Day I
December 9, 2022 – 10:00 AM (SGT)
Semi-Finals – Day II
December 11, 2022 – 7:40 PM (SGT)
Finals – Day I
December 12, 2022 – 7:40 PM (SGT)
Finals – Day II
December 14, 2022 – 7:40 PM (SGT)
About the Singapore International Violin Competition
The triennial Singapore International Violin Competition was launched in June 2014 as a landmark cultural initiative for Singapore and beyond, and has since grown to become one of the most globally distinctive competitions of its kind. Organized and hosted by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, SIVC serves to promote the continued growth and strength of classical music. The competition showcases top young violinists from around the world against the backdrop of Singapore’s world-class performance venues, its national orchestra, and its internationally renowned music conservatory. SIVC is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.
medici.tv is the global leader in classical music video streaming. For over 10 years, its exceptional selection of events streaming live and available on-demand has appealed to music lovers, professionals, and institutions throughout the world.
Heralded by The New York Times as “the closest thing to a classical Netﬂix”, medici.tv brings live classical music to passionate fans worldwide. Since its founding in 2008, it has captured the performances of leading classical artists, ensembles, and orchestras in great concert halls, festivals, and competitions the world over. As the largest online platform for classical music, it offers over 150 live performances throughout the year and the world’s largest VOD catalog of more than 3,500 videos of concerts, ballets, operas, documentaries, master classes, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews, streamed in High Deﬁnition. medici.tv is available on all your screens- TV (via Airplay, Chromecast or Roku), computer, tablet, and smartphone.
Cover image courtesy of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music