The Prague Spring competition winners of the trombone category announced!

The trombone Competition reached its end today with the finals taking place in Smetana Hall at The Municipal House in Prague. The three musicians have spent the whole Sunday May 14th practicing for their final performances.

Throughout the evening, the audience could have heard the following pieces: Concertino in E flat major Op. 4 for Trombone and Orchestra by Ferdinand David and Cocerto for Trombone and Orchestra „Don Chisciotte o un autoritratto“by Juraj Filas. Both pieces were performed in cooperation with the PKF – Prague Philharmonia conducted by Ondřej Vrabec.

After having heard the three impeccable performances, the jury agreed on the following order:

  1. Prize – Gonçalo Nova, Portugal
  2. Prize – Juhyeon Seo, Republic of Korea
  3. Prize – Tim Ouwejan, Netherlands

Amati Kraslice Prize for the most successful laureate: professional trombone VFC-SL6677HR : Gonçalo Nova, Portugal

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