Announced the winners of Carl Nielsen International Competition 2019
From 21 March to 31 March 2019, was held the competition “Carl Nielsen International Competition 2019”, one of the most prestigious, where participants are competing in three disciplines: violin, flute and clarinet, and the winner of the competition is Nikolaj Szeps- Znaider.Every year this competition is held in Odense, the hometown of the famous composer. This year the edition hosted 72 participants.
Each first prize winner receives 12.000 euros, a solo recording with the Odense Symphony Orchestra for international release on Orchid Classics and the chance to perform with up to 10 orchestras. Presenters so far confirmed are the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Orchestra Filharmonica di Torino, Oslo Philharmonic, Gothenburg Symphony, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Magdeburgische Philharmonie, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Aarhus Symphony, Copenhagen Phil and competition host the Odense Symphony Orchestra.