At the Queen Elisabeth Competition, personalities are revealed beyond technique

At the Queen Elisabeth Competition, personalities are revealed beyond technique
At the Queen Elisabeth Competition, personalities are revealed beyond technique

The 24 semi-finalists of the 20e session devoted to the violin are known. Among them, the Belgian Pauline van der Rest.


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By Serge Martin and Gaëlle Moury

Published on 05/12/2024 at 6:48 p.m.
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SSaturday evening, at the stroke of midnight, a sudden excitement outside the gates of Flagey, where the candidates of the 20e violin session of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, their host families, relatives and other enthusiasts. A few moments later, on the Studio 4 stage, Gilles Ledure, president of the jury*, announces the names of the 24 candidates selected for the semi-final.

We will also remember the performance of SongHa Choi, a candidate who has a real sense of the score and who plays for the audience. The undeniable presence of Georgii Moroz, the mastery and the side showman by Emmanuel Coppey, the emotion and maturity of Leonid Zhelezny, the dazzling performance of Joshua Brown, the elegant lyricism of Moi Yoshie in Enescu, the impressive performance of Dmitry Smirnov in Paganini.



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