Bringing the World of Violin Mastery to You!

1 - 8 June 2019


The Festival provides


holistic learning experience for violinists around the world.

- Qian Zhou, Artistic Director


In the 4th edition of the festival, we continue to celebrate the gathering of talented participants from all over the world in a week-long programme offering a holistic festival package including individual lessons, masterclasses, concerts and activities, which will culminate in a final competition. We are delighted to be joined by many distinguished violin professors and faculty members who offer valuable experiences and expertise in violin performance.

Please join me, and our amazing musicians in this exciting 2019 festival!

2019 Violin Faculty

 2019 Viola Faculty

SVF Opening Ceremony

1 June / Sat / 730pm / YSTCM Concert Hall

The alumni prize winners of Singapore Violin Festival will open this year’s festival with an exciting programme of various virtuosic pieces. Be prepared to be blown away by their burning passion, sensitive musicality and immense talent.


2 June / Sun / 730pm/ YSTCM Concert Hall

Extravaganza features outstanding festival participants who have gained a name for themselves by winning internationally recognised competitions. Join us for an inspiring night filled with exciting repertoire and world-class performances.

2019 SVF Guest Artist
Sergei Dogadin

Sergei Ad HIRES.jpg

Lecture Recital- Zhang Le

From Mao to Mozart
Pianist: Naaman Wagner
3 June /Mon / 730pm YSTCM Orchestra Hall

China's foremost composer Chen Gang introduces Zhang Le's Lecture Recital, From Mao to Mozart. Listen to Chen Gang share about the impact of Isaac Stern on the musical world in China after the Cultural Revolution, and a little story about Stern, Qian Zhou, Zhang Le and Wang Jian!

Screenshot 2019-02-27 at 7.21.11 PM.png

Lecture Recital by
Szymon Krzeszowiec

4 June l Tue l 730pm

YSTCM Orchestra Hall

Lutoslawski Partitta and Janacek Sonata
Pianist : Daniel Seroussi


Jazz Performance by
Joel Smirnoff

6 June l Thur l 730pm

YSTCM Orchestra Hall

Crossover! Time for Jazz!

That Healin’ Feelin’ ( Horace Silver)
They Can’t Take that Away From Me
Love Vibrations
My Funny Valentine
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
It Don’t Mean a Thing

Pianist : Joshua Wan,
Bassist: Tony Makarome
Drums: Tama Goh

2019 SVF Gala Concert

8 June / Sat / 730pm/ YSTCM Concert Hall

SVF Open Masterclasses

The observation pass entitles you to entry to all masterclasses, concerts and lecture performances from 1-8 June

Screenshot 2019-05-30 at 7.14.44 PM.png

Festival Violin & Viola Competition


2019 SVF Pianists

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music