The 2019 Competition was held from 9th-13th April; again generously hosted by Bromsgrove School. In the Preliminary Round, competitors from around the world were auditioned; twelve were selected to play in the Semi-Final on 12th April. The Finalists’ Concert was held at 7.00 p.m. on Saturday 13th April, and the result was as follows:
1st Prize (£6,000): Hyungi Lee (Marimba)
Finalists' Prize (£3,000): Maxim Kinasov (Piano)
Finalists' Prize (£3,000): Oliver Wass (Harp)
Sir John Manduell Prize (£1,000): Michael Matthews (Guitar)
Accompanists Prize (£500): Matthew Leung
Our 2019 finalists and adjudicators: Meurig Bowen (Chairman of Adjudicators), Noriko Ogawa (Adjudicator), Lorna Neill (Adjudicator), Matthew Leung (Accompanists' Prize), Maxim Kinasov, Oliver Wass, Hyungi Lee (first prize winner), Michael Matthews (Sir John Manduell Prize).
Please click here
or the image below to watch the BIMC 2019 highlights video.
To listen to the 2019 Winner's Interview with Hyungi Lee, please click here
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