National Viola Competition - Final (New time schedule)

zaterdag 27 november 2021, 14:00 - 18:00 uur

Please note: due to the new Covid-19 measures which came into force on 13 November, the Viola Festival concerts at the CvA cannot be attended live. This event will be streamed live at


The National Viola Competition - Final + Lecture Ritsu Iwata

Time schedule (please note: new time schedule)
12:00 - Start
14.00-15.00 - Lecture Ritsu Iwata (violin maker). Takehiro Konoe (translator)
15:00-15:30 - Announcing of the winners


The National Viola Competition is open to participants with the Dutch nationality or living in the Netherlands (including students from abroad who study at a Dutch institution). The age limit is 27 years. The National Viola Competition will now take place for the seventh time. Twenty-one talented young violists have been admitted and may appear before an international jury.

- Round 1 takes place Saturday November 20
- Round 2 takes place Sunday November 21
- The final round takes place on November 27th at 14.00 in the Bernard Haitinkzaal, Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

Previous winners are: Dagmar Korbar (2019),Takehiro Konoe (2017), Armen Nazarian (2015), Marc Sabbah (2013), Anna-Magdalena Den Herder & Hannah Strijbos (2011) and Saeko Oguma (2009).

Part of the 8th Amsterdam Hindemith Viola Festival