Final violin 2012
Monday 21 May 2012 - Saturday 26 May 2012 (20:00) Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels
Programme to be performed by the finalists
- A sonata (or sonatina) for violin and piano,
- the unpublished work Concerto pour violon et orchestre by Sakai Kenji, written especially for the event, winner of the International Queen Elisabeth Composition Competition 2011, with the National Orchestra of Belgium conducted by Gilbert Varga,
- a concerto of choice.

  • All dates
  • Monday 21 May 2012
  • Tuesday 22 May 2012
  • Wednesday 23 May 2012
  • Thursday 24 May 2012
  • Friday 25 May 2012
  • Saturday 26 May 2012
Monday 21 May 2012 - Salle Henry Le Boeuf (Centre for Fine Arts) - 20:00
Josef Spacek
(Czech Republic, °1986)

Sergey Prokofiev Violin sonata n. 1 in F minor op. 80
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Ermir Abeshi
(Albania, United States of America, °1987)

Sergey Prokofiev Violin sonata n. 2 in D major op. 94bis
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major op. 35
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 22 May 2012 - Salle Henry Le Boeuf (Centre for Fine Arts) - 20:00
Hyun Su Shin
(Korea, °1987)

Johannes Brahms Sonata n. 3 in D minor op. 108
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Tatsuki Narita
(Japan, °1992)

Johannes Brahms Sonata n. 3 in D minor op. 108
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Nicolò Paganini Concerto n. 1 in D major op. 6
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Márta Godény, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 23 May 2012 - Salle Henry Le Boeuf (Centre for Fine Arts) - 20:00
Marc Bouchkov
(Belgium, °1991)

Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 7 in C minor op. 30/2
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Nikki Chooi
(Canada, °1989)

Maurice Ravel Sonata in G major
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major op. 35
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Thursday 24 May 2012 - Salle Henry Le Boeuf (Centre for Fine Arts) - 20:00
Andrey Baranov
(Russian Federation, °1986)

Sergey Prokofiev Violin sonata n. 2 in D major op. 94bis
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Dmitry Shostakovich Concerto n. 1 in A minor op. 77
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Dami Kim
(Korea, °1988)

Béla Bartók Sonata n. 2 Sz. 76
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Nicolò Paganini Concerto n. 1 in D major op. 6
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Dana Protopopescu, pianist accompanist
Friday 25 May 2012 - Salle Henry Le Boeuf (Centre for Fine Arts) - 20:00
Artiom Shishkov
(Belarus, °1984)

Johannes Brahms Sonata n. 3 in D minor op. 108
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major op. 35
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Dasha Moroz, pianist accompanist
Nancy Zhou
(United States of America, °1993)

Sergey Prokofiev Violin sonata n. 1 in F minor op. 80
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Jonas Vitaud, pianist accompanist
Saturday 26 May 2012 - Salle Henry Le Boeuf (Centre for Fine Arts) - 20:00
Esther Yoo
(United States of America, °1994)

Felix Mendelssohn Sonata in F major op. 4
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto in D major op. 61
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Yu-Chien Tseng
(Chinese Taipei, °1994)

Maurice Ravel Sonata in G major
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Johannes Brahms Concerto in D major op. 77
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
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