Since 2002 Øresund solist represents an amazing example of cooperation between countries in the music sector. In fact this competition is an important opportunity for Danish and Swedish talent to cultivate their talent and together to strengthen the cooperation in the Øresund Region.
The 2020 edition started in Denmark on the 18th of January, then on the 1st of February took place in Swedish and the final was in Ishøj Cultural School in Copenaghen on the 1st of March.
The jury awarded the following musicians:
Age group 12-16 years
Eric Drougge, cello, 13 years (S) 1st prize DKK 8000, and Talent prize DKK 10000
Nicole Biegniewska, violin, 16 years (S) Second prize DKK 4000
Alana Hjort, violin, 13 years (DK) Finalist price DKK 1000
Antonia Fuglsang, violin, 13 years (DK) Finalist price DKK 1000
Klara Hougaard Jørgensen, flute, 16 years (DK) Finalist price DKK 1000
Clara Fink-Jensen, trombone, 16 years (DK) Finalist price DKK 1000
Axel Ullman, tuba, 16 years (S) Finalist price DKK 1000
Rakel Simonsson, clarinet, 15 years (S) Finalist price DKK 1000
Age group 17-21 years
David Lasse Moosmann, violin, 19 years (DK) First prize DKK 8000, and EMCY prize
Astor Cortabarria, double bass, 19 years (DK) Second prize DKK 4000
Josef Wijk, oboe, 19 years (S) Second Price DKK 4000
Sebastian Deleuran, trumpet, 19 years (DK) Finalist price DKK 1000
Niels Bjørn Salmonsen, clarinet, 20 years (DK) finalist price DKK 1000
Klara Borgqvist, oboe, 18 years (S) Finalist prize DKK 1000
Markus Cederholm, clarinet, 17 years (S) Finalist prize DKK 1000
Klara Kotarsky, viola, 18 years (S) Finalist prize DKK 1000.
The jury consisted of:
Professor Morten Zeuthen, Det Kgl. Danish Music Conservatory Solo flute player
Toke Lund Christiansen, DR Symphony Orchestra Violinist
Bodil Rørbech Basunist
Martin Reinhardt, Copenhagen Phil
The competition’s protectors are the Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider and the Swedish trumpet player Håkan Hardenberger.
Photo Credit © Øresund solist