Life After Young Musicians: Raul Dignola from Germany
Back in September Raul Dignola represented Germany in Eurovision Young Musicians 2016 in Cologne. Raul made his stage debut when he was just six years old and took part in many events as part of a children's choir when he was younger, during which time he also started to play the French horn. Raul's composition of choice for Eurovision Young Musicians was Mozart's second concerto for horn and orchestra. What has Raul been up to since the competition? We spoke to him to find out.Read more27 Jan at 09:00 | 0 comments
Life After Eurovision Young Musicians: Francesco Stefanelli from San Marino
Francesco Stefanelli represented San Marino's in Eurovision Young Musicians in Cologne last year. It was the first time that San Marino had participated in the competition. Francesco, who plays the cello, performed the first movement of Shostakovich's concerto number one. We spoke to the young musician to find out what he's been doing since the competition in September.Read more20 Jan at 09:00 | 0 comments
Life After Young Musicians: Roland Attila Jakab from Hungary
Last year violinist Roland Attila Jakab represented Hungary in Eurovision Young Musicians. He played Sarasate's Zigeunerwisen op. 20, No. 1. Speaking after his rehearsal, he explained why he chose this particular piece of music. "It is one of my favourite pieces. It is from both the Hungarian and gypsy musical tradition". We caught up with Roland to find out what he has been up to since the 2016 competition.Read more13 Jan at 17:00 | 0 comments
Dmitry Ishkhanov (Malta) participates in Das Supertalent 2016 in Germany
Dmitry Ishkhanov, the young pianist who represented Malta in Eurovision Young Musicians earlier this year is participating in the German talent show Das Supertalent 2016.Read more7 Dec 2016 at 09:30 | 0 comments
Highlights from Eurovision Young Musicians 2016
It's two weeks since the final of Eurovision Young Musician 2016 took place in Cologne, Germany. Saxophonist Łukasz Dyczko took the trophy for Poland, the second time that the country has won the competition.Read more17 Sep 2016 at 10:00 | 0 comments
That's a wrap folks! See you at Eurovision Young Musicians 2018!
Congratulations to Poland's Łukasz Dyczko, winner of Eurovision Young Musicians 2016. The 18th edition of the competition was a spectacular show, broadcast live from the heart of Cologne. 11 young musicians from all around Europe participated in one of the biggest classical music competitions in the world. Robert Bílý representing the Czech Republic was awarded second prize whilst Dominik Wagner representing Austria took third prize.Read more4 Sep 2016 at 09:00 | 0 comments
Poland wins Eurovision Young Musicians 2016!
Łukasz Dyczko representing Poland has won Eurovision Young Musicians 2016! The young musician was chosen by the five-member professional jury as the winner, after his saxophone performance of Waignein's Rhapsody pour Saxophone alto.Read more3 Sep 2016 at 22:00 | 0 comments
The Grand Final of Eurovision Young Musicians 2016 takes place tonight!
The 18th edition of Eurovision Young Musicians takes place tonight in Cologne, Germany. Young musicians from 11 countries around Europe will perform in front of a live TV audience on Cologne's Roncalliplatz, in front of the city's iconic cathedral. The programme will be hosted by German TV presenter Tamina Kallert and world-renowned violinist Daniel Hope and starts at 20:00 CET. You can watch the show live on our web TV player. Share your thoughts about Eurovision Young Musicians on social media using the official hashtag #EYM2016.Read more3 Sep 2016 at 12:30 | 0 comments
Final rehearsals for Eurovision Young Musicians 2016 take place in Cologne
The final rehearsals for Eurovision Young Musicians are taking place ahead of the Grand Final which will be broadcast tomorrow evening at 20:00. All week the participants have been practicing with WDR's orchestra and tonight the final dress rehearsal will take place.Read more2 Sep 2016 at 19:30 | 0 comments
Meet Ludvig Gudim from Norway
17 year old violinist Ludvig Gudim represents Norway in Eurovision Young Musicians 2016. He started playing the violin at the age of five and in 2013 he travelled to New York City and participated in the Perlman Music Program, a summer programme for gifted young musicians. Ludvig will perform Waxman's Carmen Fantasie in the Grand Final on Saturday night.Read more2 Sep 2016 at 19:00 | 0 comments