The 2nd round candidates have today been announced for the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition – in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The String Quartets progressing to the 2nd round are:
- Balourdet String Quartet (United States)
- Gyldfeldt Quartett (Germany)
- NOVO Quartet (Denmark)
- Quatuor Elmire (France)
- Simply Quartet (Austria)
The Wind Quintets preogressing to the 2nd round are:
- Ensemble Ouranos (France)
- Pacific Quintet (Germany)
- Quinteto O’Globo (Spain)
- Quintette Promenade (France)
- V Coloris (Denmark)
Open to ensembles of all nationalities under the age of 35, the 1st prize winning ensemble in each category will receive €15,000 ($17,000 USD).
The 2019 string quartet jury comprises: Günter Pichler (Chairman), Asbjørn Nørgaard, Gunvor Sihm, Bjørg Lewis and David Geber.
The 2019 wind quintet jury comprises: Bjørn Carl Nielsen, Ole Kristian Dahl,Ulla Miilmann, Michael Hasel and Andreas Sundén.