III Competition

Lin Ruifeng

Graduated from the Music School of the Shanghai Conservatory (class of Professor Zhou Mingen). Currently studying with a famous violinist and teacher Vera Tsu Weiling. Winner of many international competitions: IV International Violin Competition (2014, Hong Kong; 1st prize), XI China National Youth Violin Competition (2015; 1st prize and the prize "For the performance of Chinese works"), Golden Bell National Violin Competition (2019; 1st prize). In 2020, he was awarded the Young Musician Award at the XXIII Beijing International Music Festival. He has performed with the symphony orchestras of Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Xi’an, Suzhou, Harbin, Tianjin, with the China and Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestras. He collaborates with the Shanghai Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Novus-Classica Camerata group, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra conducted by Long Yu. In 2022, he became the only laureate from mainland China at the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition.

1st round
J. S. Bach. Adagio and Fuga from Sonata for Violin solo No. 1 G minor, BWV 1001
N. Paganini. Caprice No. 7 A minor, Op. 1
F. Kreisler. Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice for Violin solo, Op. 6

2nd round
M. Ravel. Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 G major, М. 77
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Serenade B-flat minor, Op. 3, No. 5
N. Paganini. «Le streghe», Variations for Violin and Piano, Op. 8, MS 19

3rd round
S.V. Rachmaninoff. Trio élégiaque for Piano, Violin and Cello No. 1 G minor, TN 34
W. A. Mozart. Violin Concerto No. 4 D major, KV 218

4th round
N. Paganini. Violin Concerto No. 1 D major, Op. 6