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The 2020 Online Bach Competition

Now in its eleventh year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Bach Competition is dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach.

Melbourne Recital Centre is delighted to announce that the 2020 Bach Competition will be online, with 10 shortlisted candidates competing for a range of prizes including the Richard Mills Prize of $2,000. Judges will view each shortlisted video in concert order with a closed final judging round on Sunday 14 June.

We’re pleased to announce that our judging panel will include Richard Mills AM, Ben Opie, Elizabeth Anderson and Rachael Beesley.

We’re delighted to announce that the following musicians have been shortlisted to compete in the final round.

Rachel Shindang piano – VIC
Noah Lawrence cello – VIC
Cedar-Rose Newman violin – NSW
Long (Franco) Lin piano – VIC
Raistlin Chan violin – VIC
Lieun Park cello – VIC
Ezra Uxó Williams violin – VIC
Andre Oberleuter bassoon – QLD
Leon Fei violin – VIC
Meng Xia piano – VIC

We wish all contestants the best of luck!