2018 Competition Tickets

International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Four Decades Of Discovery

Indiana Spine Group Opening Ceremonies Gala

2014-Opening-Ceremonies The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
4000 Michigan Road
6:00 PM

Experience the pageantry of the Indiana Spine Group Opening Ceremonies of the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. Meet the distinguished Jury led by IVCI Jury President Jaime Laredo and the 40 participants from around the world.

KeyBank Preliminaries

Indiana History Center Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater
450 West Ohio Street

Festival seating

Each violinist performs a 45-minute recital of masterworks by Bach, Paganini, Mozart, and a work from the encore repertoire.

Date Time Price Ticket
Sunday, September 2 9:30 AM – 12:40 PM $15 Buy Now
*Sunday, September 2 2:00 PM – 6:50 PM $15 Buy Now
Monday, September 3 9:30 AM – 12:40 PM $15 Buy Now
*Monday, September 3 2:00 PM – 6:50 PM $15 Buy Now
Tuesday, September 4 9:30 AM – 12:40 PM $15 Buy Now
*Tuesday, September 4 2:00 PM – 6:50 PM $15 Buy Now
Wednesday, September 5 9:30 AM – 12:40 PM $15 Buy Now
*Wednesday, September 5 2:00 PM – 6:50 PM $15 Buy Now

*End times of each session may vary according to actual number of participants selected.

Semi-Finals, Sponsored by Donna L. Reynolds and David P. Whitman

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composter William Bolcom

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater
450 West Ohio Street

Festival seating

Each of the sixteen participants who advance from the Preliminaries present a full recital showcasing 19th and 20th century works from the standard repertoire. This round also includes the World Premiere of the Suite No. 3 for Solo Violin by American composer William Bolcom.

Date Time Price Ticket
Friday, September 7 1:30 PM – 4:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Friday, September 7 7:30 PM – 10:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Saturday, September 8 1:30 PM – 4:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Saturday, September 8 7:30 PM – 10:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Sunday, September 9 1:30 PM – 4:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Sunday, September 9 7:30 PM – 10:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Monday, September 10 1:30 PM – 4:15 PM $18 Buy Now
Monday, September 10 7:30 PM – 10:15 PM $18 Buy Now

Donor Appreciation Concert, Sponsored by Ralph G. Nowak

Jinjoo Cho

2014 Gold Medalist Jinjoo Cho with pianist Hyun Soo Kim
Tuesday, September 11 at 8:00 PM
Schrott Center for the Arts (Butler University)
610 West 46th Street

2014 IVCI Gold Medalist Jinjoo Cho returns to Indianapolis in a recital featuring the suite by Britten and the Sonata No.1 by Fauré, plus the Tango Song and Dance by André Previn and Chausson’s glorious Poème. Jinjoo Cho has continued her 2014 success by performing on many illustrious concert stages around the world. Seating will be extremely limited.
Call 317.638.IVCI for information. Ticket price: $25

Printing Partners Classical Finals with the East Coast Chamber
Supporting Sponsor, Ann H. Hunt

Schrott Center for the Arts

Schrott Center for the Arts (Butler University)
610 West 46th Street

Reserved seating. Concerts begin at 8:00 PM.
View Schrott Center for the Arts Seating Chart

Each evening, three of the six Finalists who advanced from the Semi-Finals collaborate with the East Coast Chamber Orchestra in concertos by Haydn or Mozart plus works by Kreisler.

Date Seatings Price Ticket
Wednesday, September 12 Orchestra A-D, E2-5 / Balcony A-B $30 Buy Now
Orchestra F 2-5 / Balcony C-D $25 Buy Now
Orchestra Pit A-B / Balcony E-F $15 Buy Now
Thursday, September 13 Orchestra A-D, E2-5 / Balcony A-B $30 Buy Now
Orchestra F 2-5 / Balcony C-D $25 Buy Now
Orchestra Pit A-B / Balcony E-F $15 Buy Now

BSA LifeStructures Finals with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Leonard Slatkin

Hilbert Circle Theatre
45 Monument Circle

Reserved seating. Concerts begin at 8:00 PM.

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Each evening, three of the six Finalists perform a Romantic or post-Romantic concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Leonard Slatkin.

Date Seatings Price Ticket
Friday, September 14 Main Floor front / 1st Mezzanine $40 Buy Now
Main Floor Rear $30 Buy Now
2nd Mezzanine $25 Buy Now
Upper Mezzanine $15 Buy Now
Saturday, September 15 Main Floor front / 1st Mezzanine $40 Buy Now
Main Floor Rear $30 Buy Now
2nd Mezzanine $25 Buy Now
Upper Mezzanine $15 Buy Now

Gala Awards Ceremony and Reception

Scottish Rite Cathedral

Scottish Rite Cathedral
650 North Meridian Street

5:00 PM

Festival seating

Join us for the grand finale of the Competition as we recognize the 2018 Laureates and hear encore performances by each. The ceremony also includes the announcement of all “Special Prize” recipients. All Awards Ceremony ticket holders are invited to attend a reception following the event to greet the artists and jury members.

Date Seatings Price Ticket
Sunday, September 16 All Seats $30 Buy Now