Cello 2022: Semi-final

Queen Elisabeth Competition

5 artists in residence selected for the semi-final of the Queen Elisabeth Competition!

The Music Chapel is proud to announce the selection of 5 artists in residence for the semi-finals of the Queen Elisabeth Cello Competition 2022. Ella Van Poucke, Oleksiy Shadrin, Florian Pons, Stéphanie Huang & Riana Anthony will thus be back next week for the rest of the competition.

The semi-finals will start this Monday, May 16 in Flagey and will continue until Saturday, May 21 with two sessions per day at 3 pm and 8 pm. On two different days, each of the 24 semi-finalists will play a recital with piano accompaniment and a Haydn concerto with the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, conducted by Vahan Mardirossian.

We wish our artists all the best for the continuation of this already amazing journey!

Candidates and running order

Ella Van Poucke: Monday, May 16, 3:45 pm – Concerto
Thursday, May 19, 10:30 pm – Recital

Oleksiy Shadrin: Monday, May 16, 9:45 pm – Recital
Thursday, May 19, 03:05 pm – Concerto

Florian Pons: Tuesday, May 17, 5:20 pm – Recital
Friday, May 20, 8:40 pm – Concerto

Stéphanie Huang: Tuesday, May 17, 3:35 pm – Concerto
Friday, May 20, 10:25 pm – Recital

Riana Anthony: Wednesday, May 18, 5:20 pm – Recital
Saturday, May 21, 8:40 pm – Concerto

Radio and television

From the semi-final onwards, all the candidates’ performances will be broadcast on Musiq’3, La Trois, Klara and Canvas, as well as on Proximus Pickx and RTBF Auvio, including the winners’ concerts. Consult the broadcast schedule here.

More information on the Queen Elisabeth Competition website.