of the 2rd Toronto Sinfonietta Concerto Competition 2007

The Adjudicating Committee of the Second Toronto Sinfonietta Concerto Competition is pleased to announce the winners, who will be playing in the Gala Concert:

Violin category, under the age of 16:
Amir Safavi

Woodwinds category, under the age of 16:
Jisun Oh, flute

Piano category, 16 – 19 years:
Petya Stavreva

Finalists also invited to participate in the Gala Concert

Gloria Yip, violin
Hugo Lee, oboe
Monica Lee, piano

The following finalists, chosen from the first elimination, participated in the final round of auditions:
Piano, 16 - 19
Pyetya Stavreva Sergey Rachmaninov – Piano concerto No 2, 1st mvt
Monica Lee Franz Liszt – Piano concerto in E flat Major
Jodie Lee Fryderyk Chopin – Piano concerto No 1, in E Minor, 1st mvt
Violin, under 16
Sarah McCabe Pablo Sarasate – Malaguena, op. 21, No 1
Amir Safavi Peter Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D, 1st mvt
Gloria Yip Max Bruch – Violin Concerto op 26, 1st mvt
Woodwinds, under 16
Betty Li, flute Carl Reinecke – Concerto in D Major, 1st mvt
Diana Zhang, flute Saverio Mercadante – Concerto in E minor,1st mvt
Jisun Oh, flute George Hue – Fantasie for flute and orchestra
Hugo Lee, oboe W.A.Mozart – Oboe concerto K.314, 1st mvt

We congratulate all winners and finalists; we thank their teachers and parents for supporting them in their great efforts. We also wish them many more successes in their future musical endeavors.