On Sunday 9 February, six candidates will compete for the Vakjury Prize and the Audience Prize during the final of the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours.
Professional jury prize and Audience prize
Both prizes consist of performances during the Grachtenfestival 2020 and a tour of various Dutch concert halls. The winner of the Vakjury Prize will also receive a performance during a Lunch Concert in the Kleine Zaal of the Concertgebouw. Prior to the final, all participants will receive a podium presentation workshop, given by NPO Radio 4 presenter and artistic advisor Ab Nieuwdorp.
The finalists of the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours are (in random order):
1. Elena Arbonies Jauregui, clarinet
2. Martin Kaptein, piano
3. WestPerc Duo, percussion duo
4. Duo Zeffiretti, vocals & harpsichord
5. POPARTSONG Duo, voice & piano
6. Hanna van Rooijen, soprano
The final of the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours is part of the Grachtenfestival Weekend. In the atmospheric NedPhO-Koepel we look back with welcome visitors to the festival and we also look forward to the 23rd edition of the festival.
During the weekend, Grachtenfestival Pitches, the Dome Concert and the final of the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours 2020 will take place.