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American Stella Chen wins Queen Elisabeth international music competition of Belgium, Sylvia Huang ends outside top six

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The American Stella Chen is the first winner and eindwinnares of the Queen Elisabeth international music competition violin. The second prize will go to the Canadian Timothy Chooi. The American Stephen Kim completes the podium.

Winner Chen will receive 25,000 euros, and for four years a Huggins-Stradivarius on loan to him.

The Belgian finalist Sylvia Huang finished outside the top six, at the non-ranked candidates. That are the other six winners that no prize won. Or hijacked Huang the Canvas-Klaraprijs way, the audience award to the value of 2,500 euros.

During the finalegedeelte of Saturday fell through a power failure as the light on the stage of Bozar in Brussels. The Belgian National Orchestra and the American-Canadian violinist Shannon Lee were thereby however, was not convinced and continued to play in the dark.

Stella Chen follows that Lim Ji Young as the winner in the violinists. Next year experience one of the pianists in the Queen Elisabeth competition.