Summer Festival Antwerp 2019


From July 22 through July 30, 2019

· Masterclasses for violin, cello, piano and chamber music
· International Young Talent Music Competition
· Concerts by masterclass students
· Concert by the IYTMC winners
· Final concert and reception

Special thanks to Mr. Dimitri Musafia

Music director: Dirk Verelst
Organization: Seungyun Jin (Jinny Jin)


MA'GO Music Academy
Mechelsesteenweg 125 – 2018 Antwerpen

Love²Arts Gallery (Opus 4)
Desguinlei 90 – 2018 Antwerpen

Masterclass professors


International Young Talent Music Competition

Jury: all professors, Mari Fujino, Zhao Yu, Dirk Verelst (chairman) and Frederic Blockx (secretary)

Prize winners
1st prize: Lisa Yasuda (Japan)
2nd prize: Rion Udo (Japan)
3rd prize: Hyunseo Cho (South Korea)
Svenja Van Driessche (Belgium)
Dimitri Musafia prize: Lisa Yasuda (Japan)
Young Talent prize: Sarah Aizawa (violin – Japan)
Qing Zianzhe (piano – China)

Program for violin (-13 years)

  1. a violin concerto (minimum level: Küchler, Rieding, etc) (max. 20')

Program for cello (-13 years)

  1. a concerto from the baroque to the romantic period (minimum level: A. Vivaldi, J.C. Bach, J. Haydn, C. Saint-Saëns, etc) (max. 20')

Program for piano (-13 years)

  1. free choice (max. 20')

Program for violin

  1. Niccolò Paganini — 1 caprice (free choice)
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach — 1 movement from Solo Sonatas & Partitas (free choice)

Program for cello

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach — 1 movement from the Suites for solo cello (free choice)
  2. Carlo Alfredo Piatti — 1 of the 12 Caprices for solo cello, op. 25 (free choice)

Program for piano

  1. 1st movement from a sonata by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven
  2. 1 etude by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff or Scriabin