Eurovision Young Musicians 1998

Location Austria
Host Broadcaster ORF
Venue Wiener Konzerhaus
Host(s) Julian Rachlin
Participants 8
Jury President Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor Dennis Russell Davies
Interval Act Julian Rachlin

Cologne 2016

Eurovision Young Musicians 2016 took place in Cologne, Germany, on 3 September at the Roncalliplatz. You can re-watch the show here.

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# Representing country Participant Instrument Piece Place
01 United Kingdom
Flag of United KingdomBBC
Adrian Spillett Percussion Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra, mov. 3 by Joseph Schwantner 03
02 Finland
Flag of FinlandYLE
Kalle Toivio Piano Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, no. 2, 1st Mov. by Sergei Prokofiev -
03 Latvia
Flag of LatviaLTV
Lauma Skride Piano Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, no. 2, 3rd Mov. by Camille Saint-Saens -
04 Slovenia
Flag of SloveniaRTVSLO
Borut Zagoranski Accordion Concierto para bandoneon presto by Astor Piazzolla -
05 Slovakia
Flag of SlovakiaSTV
Michal Stahel Cello Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, adagio by Edward Elgar -
06 Austria
Flag of AustriaORF
Lidia Baich Violin Violin Concerto no. 5, 1st Mov. by Henri Vieuxtemps 01
07 Croatia
Flag of CroatiaHRT
Monika Leskovar Cello Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, adagio by Edward Elgar 02
08 Sweden
Flag of SwedenSVT
David Sjögren Violin Violin Concerto 3rd Mov. by Peter Tchaikovsky -

About the show

The 9th Eurovision Young Musicians final was held in Vienna, Austria on 4 June 1998.

Musicians from eight countries were selected to perform in the televised final. They were all accompanied by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of Dennis Russel Davies.

The jury consisted of:

  • Yehudi Menuhin (Violinist, Conductor) as a Head of Jury died in 1999
  • Vadim Brodski (Violinist)
  • Gérard Caussé (Violist)
  • Friedrich Doligal(Violinist) ?
  • Jack Martin Händler(Conductor, Violinist)
  • Nana Yashvili (Violinist)
  • Eric Kushner
  • Alexei Lyubimov (Pianist)