Thank You for the Challenge: The 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
Every four years, forty of the world's most talented young violinists are invited to Indianapolis, Ind., for the musical challenge of a lifetime. Known by musicians around the world as simply "The Indianapolis," the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis is considered the Olympics of the violin. THANK YOU FOR THE CHALLENGE: THE 10TH QUADRENNIAL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION OF INDIANAPOLIS documents the sixteen days of competition, which include more than 60 performances by the young... [see more] violinists. Semi-finalists must also tackle an original, commissioned piece that tests their improvisational skills. Throughout the program, viewers have a front-row seat as the young violinists compete for top honors, and get a backstage pass to meet an elite group of inspiring musicians. The competition concludes as the final six violinists perform a concerto with the acclaimed Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.