Concertino Praga has a winner

29. září 2020

This year’s competition has been won by the fourteen-year-old pianist Vsevolod Zavidov from Russia. Second place went to the fifteen-year-old violinist Daniel Matejča from the Czech Republic and the third-place winner was the fourteen-year-old Russian trumpeter Aleksandr Rublev.

The winners of the 54th Antonín Dvořák International Radio Competition were chosen at a public concert in the Rudolfinum on Saturday 12 September 2020. Four young performers progressed to the final on the basis of their competition recordings; the pianist Jan Schulmeister and violinist Daniel Matejča from the Czech Republic and two Russian musicians, Aleksandr Rublev and Vsevolod Zavidov.

RESULTS OF THE 54TH DVOŘÁK INTERNATIONAL RADIO COMPETITION CONCERTINO PRAGA

1st Prize
Vsevolod Zavidov
piano | Russia

2nd Prize
Daniel Matejča
violin | Czech Republic

3rd Prize
Aleksandr Rublev
trumpet | Russia

1st Class Honourable Mention
Jan Schulmeister
piano | Czech Republic

2nd Class Honourable Mention
Márton Bubreg
saxophone | Austria

Carlo Cesaraccio
oboe | Italy

Lukerya Mishneva
flute | Russia

Ivaylo Vassilev
piano | Bulgaria

Czech Radio Prize
Vsevolod Zavidov
piano | Russia

Audience Prize
Daniel Matejča
violin | Czech Republic

Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Prize
Vsevolod Zavidov
piano | Russia

Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Růžičková Endowment Fund Prize
Aleksandr Rublev
trumpet | Russia

Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Růžičková Endowment Honourable Mention
Ivaylo Vassilev
piano | Bulgaria

Prize for the youngest Czech participant of the 2nd round
Ondřej Toman
clarinet | Czech Republic

EMCY Prize
Jan Schulmeister
piano | Czech Republic

The fourteen-year-old Russian pianist Vsevolod Zavidov, who chose Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto no. 1 in E-flat major, impressed the jury most with his performance. In addition to a cheque for 5000 EUR from the Karel Komárek Family Foundation, he also received the Czech Radio Prize, which will enable him to record and issue a CD, and a cheque for the amount of 15,000 CZK as the Bohuslav Martinů Foundation Prize.

The winners were chosen by a twelve-member jury consisting of conductor Jakub Hrůša, pianinsts Ivo Kahánek and Lukáš Vondráček, violinists Václav Hudeček and Dmitry Sitkovetsky, flautist Walter Auer, oboist Francois Leleux, clarinettist Daniel Ottensamer, trumpeter Marek Zvolánek, harpist Jana Boušková, CEO of Czech Phil David Mareček and music producer Thibaut Maillard.

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