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2nd Alberto Lysy International
Violin Competition

Gstaad (Switzerland), 30th September — October 2nd 2022


Competition Winner


First Prize and Audience Award

Bohdan Luts - First Place

Bohdan Luts


Bohdan will receive, as part of his prize, the loan of a fine violin made by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume.

He will be invited for concerts at:

  • Gstaad Menuhin Festival in their cycle "Matinée des Jeunes Étoiles"
  • Gstaad New Year Music Festival 2022
  • Festival “Le bois qui chante” 2023


Second Prize ex-aequo

Simon Zhu

Wassili Wohlgemuth

Mon-Fu Lee Hsu




Competition Video


Bohdan Luts - P.I. Tchaikovsky, violin concerto in D major — Canzonetta: Andante & Finale: Allegro vivacissimo


Wassili Wohlgemuth - W.A. Mozart, violin concerto in A major, first movement — Allegro aperto-Adagio-Allegro aperto


The Alberto Lysy International Violin Competition was created with the intention of promoting young violinists from all over the world, as well as cherishing the great violinist Alberto Lysy and his legacy.

The Jury

  • Adelina Oprean ‐ Violin professor at the Music Academy Basel
  • Michael Malmgreen ‐ Violin professor at the Royal Danish Music Academy
  • Antonio Lysy ‐ Chair of String Department and cello professor at the UCLA Herb Alpert school of Music
  • Igor Karsko ‐ Artistic Director of Camerata Zürich
  • Pablo de Naveran ‐ Head cello professor at the International Menuhin Academy
  • Lukas Wittermann ‐ Managing Director of the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy

The 2022 competition took place in collaboration with:

Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy

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Festival “Le bois qui chante”

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Menuhin Center Saanen

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Gstaad New Year Music Festival

International Menuhin Festival logo


Gstaaderhof logo



Kultur Region Alliance Culturelle

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