Award winners 2017

9th Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition

FINAL ROUND OF SUNDAY OCTOBER 29th, 2017

AWARD WINNERS:

DUO GRAND PRIZE (12 000 €):

Ambroisine Bré, mezzo-soprano and Qiaochu Li, pianist

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

GERMAN LIED PRIZE (6 000 €) :

Sophia Burgos, soprano and Daniel Gerzenberg, pianist

FRENCH MELODY PRIZE (6 000 €) :

Marie-Laure Garnier, soprano and Célia Oneto-Bensaid, pianist

Special Mention

For the best interpretation of Sonnet by Benoît Mernier,
specially composed for this edition of the Competition:
Ambroisine Bré, mezzo-soprano and Qiaochu Li, pianist

Jury Members

Ronald ZOLLMAN, conductor, president of the jury
Gilles CACHEMAILLE ; Véronique GENS ; Anne GRAPPOTTE ; Raùl HERRERA ;
Vincent LE TEXIER ; David LIVELY ; Felicity PALMER ; Maciej PIKULSKI.

FINAL ROUND CANDIDATES:

(Order of passage)
Marianne CROUX and Bianca CHILLEMI
Jean-Christophe FILLOL and Daniel RUDOLPH
Marie-Laure GARNIER and Célia ONETO-BENSAID
Henry NEILL and Somi KIM
Ambroisine BRÉ and Qiaochu LI
Sophia BURGOS and Daniel GERZENBERG


Duos selected for the semi-final

Clara BARBIER SERRANO and Pieter van DELDEN
Ambroisine BRÉ and Qiaochu LI
Sophia BURGOS and Daniel GERZENBERG
Marianne CROUX and Bianca CHILLEMI
Sandrine DROIN and Clémence HIRT
Jean-Christophe FILLOL and Daniel RUDOLPH
Marie-Laure GARNIER and Célia ONETO-BENSAID
Marion GRANGE and Ambroise de RANCOURT
Henry NEILL and Somi KIM
Brenda POUPARD and David-Huy NGUYEN-PHUNG
Benjamin WOH and Yu MATSUOKA
Alina WUNDERLIN and Annalisa ORLANDO

Registered candidates:

  • 33 duets: 4 baritones, 7 mezzo-sopranos, 33 pianists, 1 lyric soprano, 19 sopranos, 2 tenors
  • 17 nationalities: 4 german, 1 australian, 2 belgian, 7 british, 1 chinoise, 2 espagnols, 27 french, 1 dutch, 2 indonesians, 3 italians, 1 japanese, 2 new zealand, 2 polish, 1 portugese, 5 swiss.
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