Dominique Cornil
Belgium, °
 
PIANO 1975 : Eleventh Prize
The pianist Dominique Cornil gave her first public performance with orchestra at the age of 10. She graduated at 14 from the Royal Conservatory in Mons and at 18 from the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris.

She became laureate of the Fondation de la Vocation and was a prize-winner of the Lisbon, Naples and Geneva international piano competitions

Since then she has taken up a concert career spanning Europe, Canada, Latin America, China and Japan. She regularly performs under famous conductors, including Vandernoot, Octors, Bartholomée, Fürst, Davis, Levi, Rolla, Venzago, Shostakovitch, Dmitriev, Bergel, Guschlbauer,...

She appeared on the stage with orchestras such as the Zagreb Soloists, Philomusica of London, Suisse Romande, Hamburg Radio, Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra, St-Petersburg Philharmonic, F. Liszt Chamber Orchestra of Budapest, Reykjavik Symphonic, Hong-Kong Philharmonic, European Festival Orchestra, the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble,...

A much sought after chamber artist, Dominique Comil regularly joins forces with artists such as V. Bogaerts, P. Amoyal, Y. Horigome, L. Prunaru, M. Hallynck, M. Maisky, A. De Groote, M. Grauwels, W. Boeykens, R. Van Spaendonck, L. Lethiec, the Ysaÿe String Quartet,...

She is also a founding member of EPTA (European Piano Teacher Organisation) Wallonie-Bruxelles, and has been since 1998 the Musical Director of the Juillet Musical d'Aulne summer festival.

Her many recordings, in solo and with orchestra, include works of Franck, Mozart, Haydn, Joplin, Prokofiev, Nazareth, Martinu, Huybrechts, Tchaïkovski and Wagner. She was invited by the widow of Swiss composer Frank Martin at the Conservatoire de Genève to perform solo piano and chamber music works on the occasion of the General Assembly of the Frank Martin Society.

Dominique Cornil is professor of piano performance at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels and has taught at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth.

She is often invited to be a member of the jury of national and international piano contests. She regularly gives concerts at the festivals of Seneffe, Eté Mosan, Nuits musicales de Beloeil, Festival Mozart,...
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Programme
Final (30/05/1975)
Jef Maes Concerto
César Franck Prélude, Choral et Fugue
Sergey Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini op. 43
Dominique Cornil, piano
Symfonieorkest van de B.R.T., dir. Irwin Hoffman
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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