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Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra: Grand Finale

  • Auckland Town Hall Auckland New Zealand (map)


The world’s best young violin talent in the world’s most unique location.

The “Michael Hill” is recognised as one of the most sought-after international violin prizes and the careers of future musical legends are launched here in New Zealand where they go head to head for a prize package valued at over $100,000.

From over 100 applications to 16 quarter finalists, then six semi-finalists, just three violinists will move on to the Grand Finale to perform with the APO.

For further information about the competition and competitors visit

[Performing as guest principal cello]