Award winners 2015

8th Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition

FINAL ROUND OF SUNDAY NOVEMBER 15th, 2015

Music hall of the Conservatoire national supérieur d’Art dramatique (Paris 9e).

AWARD WINNERS:

DUO GRAND PRIZE (12 000 €):

Marie PERBOST, soprano and Joséphine AMBROSELLI BRAULT, pianist

The prize was offered with the generous support of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco

GERMAN LIED PRIZE (6 000 €) :

Marta FONTANALS, mezzo-soprano and Ricardo GOSALBO, pianist

FRENCH MELODY PRIZE (6 000 €) :

Adèle CHARVET, mezzo-soprano and Florian CAROUBI, pianist

Special Mention

For the best performance of Cabaret Voltaire by Graciane Finzi,
the song commissioned by the competition:
Magali ARNAULT STANCZAK, soprano and Sanja BIZJAK, pianist

Concerts organized for the winners in 2016

  • Recital at the Fondation Singer-Polignac for the three Duos in September 2016
  • Recital for the Duo Grand Prize at the Festival du Périgord noir in August 2016
  • Recital and a scholarship at the Académie Francis Poulenc (Tours) for the duo Adèle Charvet, mezzo-soprano and Florian Caroubi, pianist
  • Recital at the Festival les Saisons de la voix (Gordes) for the duo Marie-Laure Garnier, soprano and Célia Oneto Bensaid, pianist

Nota bene

Because of the attacks in Paris, the Final round of the contest took place at the Fondation Singer Polignac, welcomed there in extremis with a great show of solidarity.

Jury Members

Ronald ZOLLMAN, conductor, president of the jury
Pianists : Imogen Cooper, Hartmut Höll, Pascal Rogé et David Selig
Singers : Marcel Quillévéré, Éric Tappy, Karen Vourc’h et Patricia Wise

The Finalists

Magali Arnault Stanczak – French Soprano / Sanja Bizjak – French Pianist
Adèle Charvet – French Mezzo-soprano / Florian Caroubi – French Pianist
Marianne Croux – French Soprano / Bianca Chillemi – French Pianist
Harmonie Deschamps – French Soprano / Michalis Boliakis – Greek Pianist
Lauren Swan Edwards – American Soprano / Anni Aurora Laukkanen – Finnish Pianist
Marta Fontanals-Simmons – British Mezzo-soprano / Ricardo Gosalbo French Pianist
Marie-Laure Garnier – French Soprano / Célia Oneto Bensaid – French Pianiste
Armelle Khourdoïan – French Soprano / Eloïse Bella Kohn – French Pianist
Qianyun Lin – Chinese Soprano / Benjamin Brunet – French Pianist
Marie Perbost – French Soprano / Joséphine Ambroselli Brault – French Pianist

Salle du conservatoire