Spanish violinist Ana María Valderrama wins Sarasate contest - The Strad
Ana María Valderrama has won the €10,000 first prize at the Pablo Sarasate International Violin Competition in Pamplona, Spain. The 26-year-old Spaniard is a masters student at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where she studies with Antje Weithaas.
Second prize went to Ji Yoon Lee, 19, from South Korea. American violinist Stephen Waarts, 15, took third prize.
The Strad - 22/09/2011