Around midnight on Saturday the 13th of May the chairman of the jury has announced the 24 cellists who go through to the semi-final!
The 24 semi-finalists of the 2017 cello competition
Thomas-Michael Auner, Santiago Cañón-Valencia, Brannon Cho, Julia Hagen, Sihao He, Christoph Heesch, Irena Josifoska, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Ayano Kamimura, Seungmin Kang, Ivan Karizna, James Jeonghwan Kim, Anastasia Kobekina, Maciej Kułakowski, JeongHyoun (Christine) Lee, Yan Levionnois, Shizuka Mitsui, Yuya Okamoto, Jonas Palm, Aurélien Pascal, Bruno Philippe, Astrig Siranossian, Valentino Worlitzsch, Alexey Zhilin.
More information about the musicians and their programme is also available in the Cello 2017 menu
The semi-final takes place from 15 until 20 May at Studio 4 of Flagey in Brussels, at 15:00 and 20:00. Each semi-finalist performs a recital of about 40 minutes and a Boccherini or Haydn concerto with the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, conducted by Frank Braley. You can download the schedule
of the semi-final below.Tickets
The semi-final is sold-out. The ticket office of Flagey will make a waiting list 1 hour before the beginning of the session.Live streaming
Thanks to the RTBF
, the semi-final as well as the final are streamed live and on demand on our website. The performances will also be available on the 2017 video page
on our website.
More information on the broadcasts of the cello competition : internet