Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Belgium! Click on their names to find bios and videos of their performances.Congratulations to the winners in the 2019
The six unranked laureates, listed here in alphabetical order, each will receive €4,000. Click on their names to find bios and videos of their performances.
The audience awards, the the Musiq’3 Prize (€2,500) and the Canvas-Klara Prize (€2,500) both went to Sylvia Huang.
Stella Chen studies at The Juilliard School with Li Lin and Catherine Cho and at the New England Conservatory with Donald Weilerstein. She previously studied with Itzhak Perlman and Miriam Fried. She also studied psychology at Harvard University. She has won prizes at the Yehudi Menuhin Competition and the Tibor Varga Competition and was awarded the Robert Levin Prize. As first-prize winner of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, Chen also will receive performance opportunities and the four-year use of the 1708 "Huggins" Stradivarius from the Nippon Music Foundation.
Jury members for the 2019 competition include chairman Gilles Ledure, Lorenzo Gatto, Pierre Amoyal, Martin Beaver , Corina Belcea, Patrice Fontanarosa, Pamela Frank, Koichiro Harada, Yossif Ivanov and Dong-Suk Kang.
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