Candidates Announced at the 2021 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition

The competition will be held in New York from September 18-19, 2021

12
(2016 Naumburg Chamber Music Competition Winner, Telegraph Quartet)

 

The 2021 candidates are:

  • Bergamot Quartet

  • Ulysses Quartet

  • The Julius Quartet

  • Balourdet Quartet

  • AYA Piano Trio

  • Merz Trio

  • Metropolitan Trio

 

Open to international chamber ensembles with members under the age of 34, the first prize winner will receive USD $15,000, a fully subsidized New York recital, and a commissioned work.

The 2021 jury comprises Nicholas Mann, David Geber, Carol Wincenc, Samuel Rhodes, Seth Knopp, Paul Watkins, and Mark Steinberg.

Hosted by the The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation since 1925, previous first prize winners include Louis Kaufman, Robert Mann, Berl Senofsky, Joseph Silverstein, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Leonidas Kavakos, Axel Strauss, Frank Huang, and VC Artist Tessa Lark.