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Meet the 2022/23 Young Artists of Classeek’s Ambassador Programme

The one-year career development program bolsters the audience, musical network, and skills of its young artists on track for a high-level career


Founded in 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland, Classeek is an alliance of passion for the classical music world and the desire to provide global technological solutions to artists and musicians.

In 2018, Classeek created the Ambassador Programme to provide a one-year career enhancement program for promising young classical musicians who are ready for a performance career at the highest level.



The 2022/23 cohort of artists comprises:

Bilal Alnemr

Tom Borrow

Avery Gagliano

Giorgi Gigashvili

Julia Hamos

Alberto Navarra

Alexey Stychkin

Jeein You

Paul Zientara


The tailored program increases the artists’ overall visibility via Classeek’s network of ambassadors, provides the artist with promotional materials, acts as conduits to relevant industry professionals, and develops young artists’ entrepreneurial skills and personal goals.

In addition to the career development, the artists receive the opportunity to perform a concert in Classeek’s private recital hall in Aubonne, Switzerland, to an invited private audience of promoters, industry figures, and musical philanthropists, and an international online audience via a high-quality live-stream.

Two artist concerts will be streamed on The Violin Channel in the coming months. Audiences can tune in to watch pianist Julia Hamos, who is part of András Schiff's Building Bridges project, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 6 PM ET, with a program featuring Bartók, Bach, and Schumann.

Violinist Bilal Alnemr and pianist Giuseppe Mentuccia will perform a program of Schumann, Fauré, and Solhi al-Wadi, on Sunday, March 16, 2023, at 6 PM ET.

Entry into the program is via nomination by one of Classeek’s internationally renowned Artist Ambassadors — including pianists Sir András Schiff and Michel Béroff, cellist Gautier Capuçon, violinist Renaud Capuçon, flautist Emmanuel Pahud, and other industry professionals such as Sonia Simmenauer and Markus Wyler.

“To support and create connections between tomorrow’s artists — this is what makes Classeek unique,” said Gautier Capuçon.

In the 2022-23 season, Classeek opened one additional spot on the program, for the first time, to young artists via an application process, instead of an Ambassador nomination. Applications for the 2023-24 season will open in the Spring of next year, to individual instrumentalists aged 30 or under, holding a Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent.

For more information on the Ambassador Programme, click here.

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september 2023

21sepAll Day03octKronberg Academy Festival(All Day) Kronberg Academy, Beethovenpl. 1, 61476 Kronberg im Taunus, GermanyEvent Type :OtherFOLLOW

26sepAll Day30Trondheim International Piano Trio Competition(All Day) Frimurerlogen i Trondhjem Selskapslokaler, Kongens gate 3, 7011 Trondheim, NorwayEvent Type :competitions Event TagsTrondheim International Chamber Music CompetitionFOLLOW

october 2023

16octAll Day27"Premio Paganini" International Violin Competition(All Day) Teatro Carlo Felice, Passo Eugenio Montale, 4, 16121 Genova GE, ItalyEvent Type :competitions Event Tags"Premio Paganini" International Violin Competition,violin competitionFOLLOW

20oct1:00 pm5:00 pmLillian & Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach Competition1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls RdEvent Type :competitions Event TagsLillian & Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach CompetitionFOLLOW

23octAll Day29Concours de Genève International Music Competition — String Quartet(All Day) Victoria Hall, Rue du Général-Dufour 14, 1204 Genève, SwitzerlandEvent Type :competitions Event TagsConcours de Genève,string quartetFOLLOW

28octAll Day05novISANGYUN International Piano Competition(All Day) Tongyeon Concert Hall, 38, Keunbalgae 1-Gil Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, 53079 South KoreaEvent Type :competitions Event TagsIsangYun International Piano Competition,Piano CompetitionFOLLOW


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