Newswire | Canadian Bryan Cheng Makes Finals of 2022 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Cello

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Brussels, Belgium (May 22, 2022) – The final of the Cello Competition: Monday 30 May to Saturday 4 June, 8 pm (Brussels Centre for Fine Arts).

Presenting the twelve finalists :

  • Yibai Chen
  • Bryan Cheng
  • Hayoung Choi
  • Jeremias Fliedl
  • Stéphanie Huang
  • Woochan Jeong
  • Marcel Johannes Kits
  • Taeguk Mun
  • Samuel Niederhauser
  • Petar Pejčić
  • Oleksiy Shadrin
  • Sul Yoon

Via this link you can read more about the finalists and download their photos on their personal pages. The biographies of the finalists will be available on the press page as of Wednesday May 25.

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Programme of the final

The final will take place at the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts, from Monday 30 May to Saturday 4 June. Each evening, two finalists will perform with the Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Stéphane Denève.

Lundi ▪ Maandag ▪ Monday May 30 [20:00]

Taeguk Mun [ Robert Schumann, Concerto en la mineur op. 129 | Concerto in a op. 129 ]
Petar Pejčić [ Dmitry Shostakovich, Concerto n. 2 en sol majeur op. 126 | Concerto n. 2 in G op. 126 ]

Mardi ▪ Dinsdag ▪ Tuesday May 31 [20:00]

Stéphanie Huang [ Antonín Dvořák, Concerto n. 2 en si mineur op. 104 | Concerto n. 2 in b op. 104 ]
Marcel Johannes Kits [ Dmitry Shostakovich, Concerto n. 1 en mi bémol majeur op. 107 | Concerto n.
1 in Es op. 107 ]

Mercredi ▪ Woensdag ▪ Wednesday June 1 [20:00]

Jeremias Fliedl [ Robert Schumann, Concerto en la mineur op. 129 | Concerto in a op. 129 ]
Hayoung Choi [ Witold Lutoslawski, Concerto ]

Jeudi ▪ Donderdag ▪ Thursday June 2 [20:00]

Bryan Cheng [ Antonín Dvořák, Concerto n. 2 en si mineur op. 104 | Concerto n. 2 in b op. 104 ]
Oleksiy Shadrin [ Sergey Prokofiev, Symphonie concertante op. 125 | Sinfonia concertante op. 125 ]

Vendredi ▪ Vrijdag ▪ Friday June 3 [20:00]

Woochan Jeong [ Sergey Prokofiev, Symphonie concertante op. 125 | Sinfonia concertante op. 125 ]
Samuel Niederhauser [ Dmitry Shostakovich, Concerto n. 2 en sol majeur op. 126 | Concerto n. 2 in G
op. 126 ]

Samedi ▪ Zaterdag ▪ Saturday June 4 [20:00]

Sul Yoon [ Antonín Dvořák, Concerto n. 2 en si mineur op. 104 | Concerto n. 2 in b op. 104 ]
Yibai Chen [ Dmitry Shostakovich, Concerto n. 1 en mi bémol majeur op. 107 | Concerto n. 1 in Es op.
107 ]

The finalists will perform a concerto of their own choice and the unpublished work specially written for this year’s competition by Jörg Widmann. The candidates receive the score once they arrive at the Music Chapel. They only have one week to study it, without outside help. The work will be premièred on Monday 30 May at 8pm. Journalists can attend an audition of a recording of the piece at the Centre for Fine Arts on 30 May at 6:15 p.m, in the presence of the composer. Please let us know if you would like to attend this press audition and meet the composer.

The ranking of the laureates will take place on Saturday 4 June after the performance of the last finalist, around midnight. The proclamation is freely accessible.

Broadcasts

Thanks to the RTBF, the VRT and Proximus the performances are broadcast live and on demand on our website, and on La Trois, Canvas, Musiq3, Klara, Auvio and vrt.nu.

Broadcasting schedule for the Queen Elisabeth Competition

The Queen Elisabeth Competition thanks its structural sponsors – BNP Paribas Fortis, Proximus, TotalEnergies and Rolex – and its partner, the National Lottery, for their loyal and valuable support.

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