First round cello 2022
Monday 9 May 2022 - Saturday 14 May 2022 (15:00 & 20:00) Flagey, Brussels
Each candidate will perform a sonata by Boccherini with cello accompaniment, the 1st mouvement of the Sonata for solo cello by Ysaÿe and a modern work with piano accompaniment.
  • All dates
  • Monday 9 May 2022
  • Tuesday 10 May 2022
  • Wednesday 11 May 2022
  • Thursday 12 May 2022
  • Friday 13 May 2022
  • Saturday 14 May 2022
Monday 9 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Christoph Croisé
(France, Germany, °1993)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Taeguk Mun
(Korea, °1994)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Noreen Polera, pianist accompanist
Stanislas Kim
(France, °1993)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Marie Rosa Günter, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Vasily Stepanov
(Russian Federation, °1994)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Zarina Shimanskaya, pianist accompanist
Ella van Poucke
(The Netherlands, °1994)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Caspar Vos, pianist accompanist
Erica Piccotti
(Italy, °1999)

André Jolivet Nocturne
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Monday 9 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Petar Pejčić
(Serbia (Rep.), °2002)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Keisuke Morita
(Japan, °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Dongyeol Lee
(Korea, °1996)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Stéphanie Huang
(Belgium, °1996)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in F major G. 9
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
André Jolivet Nocturne
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Marcel Johannes Kits
(Estonia, °1995)

André Jolivet Nocturne
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Naoko Sonoda, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 10 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Alexander Warenberg
(The Netherlands, °1998)

Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Luca Giovannini
(Italy, °2000)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Leland Ko
(United States of America, Canada, °1998)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Rainer Crosett
(United States of America, °1992)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Ye Un Park
(Korea, °2003)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Minhye Choi, pianist accompanist
Jeremias Fliedl
(Austria, °1999)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 10 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Jakyoung Olivia Huh
(Korea, °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Alessandra Doninelli
(Switzerland, °1995)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
James Baik
(United States of America, °2001)

Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Minhye Choi, pianist accompanist
Timothy Hopkins
(Germany, °1995)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Vita Kan, pianist accompanist
Beata Antikainen
(Finland, °1993)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Wednesday 11 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Bryan Cheng
(Canada, °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Silvie Cheng, pianist accompanist
Sam Lucas
(Australia, °1996)

Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Joanna Przybylska, pianist accompanist
YeongKwang Lee
(Korea, °1995)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Edvard Pogossian
(United States of America, °1996)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
André Jolivet Nocturne
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Klaudio Zoto
(Albania, °2003)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Haddon Kay
(United States of America, °1999)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Liang-yu Wang, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 11 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
André Gunko
(Portugal, °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Hayk Sukiasyan
(Armenia, °1994)

Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Ivan Sendetskiy
(Russian Federation, °1996)

Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Hideaki Fujiwara
(Japan, °1994)

Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Yukino Kaihara, pianist accompanist
Oleksiy Shadrin
(Ukraine, °1993)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Thursday 12 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
James Kim
(United States of America, °1993)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Jonah Ellsworth
(United States of America, °1994)

Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in F major G. 9
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Constantin Heise
(Germany, °2001)

Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Yukie Takai, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Bumjun Kim
(France, °1994)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Jennifer Fichet, pianist accompanist
Anton Spronk
(The Netherlands, Switzerland, °1994)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Naoko Sonoda, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Woochan Jeong
(Korea, °1999)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Thursday 12 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Anouchka Hack
(Germany, °1996)

Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Aaron Wolff
(United States of America, °1994)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Min Ji Kim
(Korea, °1995)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Oliver Herbert
(United States of America, °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Xiaohui Yang, pianist accompanist
Maxime Quennesson
(France, °1995)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Katsura Mizumoto, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Friday 13 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Umut Saglam
(Turkey, °1998)

André Jolivet Nocturne
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Grace Sohn
(Canada, °1999)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
En-Chun Lin
(Chinese Taipei, °2001)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Minhye Choi, pianist accompanist
Balázs Dolfin
(Hungary (Republic), °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Ah-Yeon Nam
(Korea, °1996)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Luiz Fernando Venturelli
(Brazil, °1999)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Liang-yu Wang, pianist accompanist
Friday 13 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Konstanze Pietschmann
(Germany, °2000)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in G major G. 15
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Vita Kan, pianist accompanist
Samuel Niederhauser
(Switzerland, °1998)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Florian Pons
(France, °1994)

André Jolivet Nocturne
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Katsura Mizumoto, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Annie Jacobs-Perkins
(United States of America, °1997)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Sul Yoon
(Korea, °1995)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Yukie Takai, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Saturday 14 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 15:00
Eline Hensels
(The Netherlands, °1998)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Victor Santiago Asuncion, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Zachary Mowitz
(United States of America, °1996)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Katsura Mizumoto, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Yibai Chen
(China, °2001)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
André Jolivet Nocturne
Naoko Sonoda, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Philipp Schupelius
(Germany, °2003)

Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Simon Tetzlaff
(Germany, °1997)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
André Jolivet Nocturne
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Hayoung Choi
(Korea, °1998)

Leos Janácek Con moto - andante - Con moto - adagio (Pohádka)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Tatiana Chernichka, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Saturday 14 May 2022 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Antonin Musset
(France, °1996)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Katsura Mizumoto, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Riana Anthony
(United States of America, °1993)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
André Jolivet Nocturne
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Kristína Chalmovska, cellist accompanist
Jean-Baptiste Maizières
(France, °1997)

Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
José Gallardo, pianist accompanist
Richard Lester, cellist accompanist
Ildikó Szabó
(Hungary (Republic), °1993)

Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist
Karel Steylaerts, cellist accompanist
Ivan Skanavi
(Russian Federation, °1996)

Paul Hindemith Phantasiestück op. 8/2
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C minor G. 2
Sebastian Comberti, cellist accompanist
Dina Ivanova, pianist accompanist
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