Queen Elisabeth Competition 2019 - Final violin
Organized by Queen Elisabeth Competition
The Queen Elisabeth Competition and The Belgian National Orchestra: a golden duo
A test for ambitious musicians and a forum for the world of classical music, the Queen Elisabeth Competition is one of the most prestigious events for talented youngsters. Countless former winners, musical directors, impresarios, composers, conductors, musicians and music lovers descend on Brussels every year. The winners are a lot like top athletes, but the orchestra is important too. As one of the Queen Elisabeth Competition’s proud, long-term partners (for violin, piano and, after 2017, cello), the orchestra puts in top performances alongside the winners. After all, when performing on one of the best concert stages in the world, the competition’s entrants need every confidence in their fellow musicians.
Hugh Wolff is among the leading conductors of his generation. He has appeared with all the major American orchestras including those of Chicago, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, S