Jury Announced for Belgium’s Inaugural Queen Elisabeth Cello Competition
The 16 jury members for the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition have today been announced
The 16 jury members for the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition have today been announced.
The 2017 cello jury will comprise:
- Gautier Capuçon
- Marta Casals Istomin
- Henri Demarquette
- Roel Dieltiens
- David Geringas
- Natalia Gutman
- Marie Hallynck
- Frans Helmerson
- Gary Hoffman
- Anssi Karttunen
- Mischa Maisky
- Antonio Meneses
- Truls Mørk
- Jian Wang
- Pieter Wispelwey
- Arie Van Lysebeth (Jury Chairperson)
The inaugural competition will be held in Brussels, Belgium - from 8th May to 3rd June, 2017.
“The decision to launch a new competition, dedicated to the cello, was a natural one, taken after meeting with a number of outstanding young cellists and against a background of worldwide enthusiasm for the instrument today…” Competition Secretary General Michel-Etienne Van Neste has told The Violin Channel.
Moving forward the annual Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition structure will be adjusted from a 3 to a 4 year cycle – with Cello in 2017, Voice in 2018, Violin in 2019 and Piano in 2020.