Beethoven’s Hradec 2015: International Viola Competition

53rd International Music Competition Beethoven‘s Hradec

The 53rd Beethoven’s Hradec International Music Competition was organised  by the Silesian Foundation of Opava in cooperation with the National Institute for the Preservation of Historical Monuments – the Management of Hradec nad Moravici Castle.


  • 1st prize

Lilya Tymchyshyn, Great Britain
Hochschule für Musik unf Teater München
Teacher Hariolf Schlichtig

  • 2nd prize

Kei Tojo, Japan
Conservatoire national supérieur de musique de Paris
Teacher Jean Sulem

  • 3nd prize

Ganna Lysenko,Croatia, Ukraine
Hudební akademie Záhřeb
Teacher Alexandar Milošev


The Competition has been kindly supported by the Moravian-Silesian Regional Council, Ministry of Culture Czech Republic and other sponsors.

The Viola competition was open for students of music schools (conservatory, college, university, academy). It had no age categories. All competition rounds are open to the public and the identity of performers will be made public without exception.

The competition was held in June 25 – 28, 2015 in the castle Hradec nad Moravici where Ludwig van Beethoven was a guest in 1806 and 1811 and Ferenc Liszt in 1846 and 1847.

 For full details of the Viola Competition click:  Beethoven’s Hradec 2015

Also see the  web site:

2015 Jury

Alexander Besa ― chairman ― Czech, Switzerland

Vladimir Bukač ― Czech, Germany

Louise Lansdown ― Great Britain

Piotr Reichert ― Poland

Prof. Wolfgang Klos -Vienna Music University

 Main prizes

1st prize ― CZK 50,000

2nd prize ― CZK 30,000

3rd prize ― CZK 20,000