The 2022 session, its planning, its jury, the activities.

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Manja Smits,harpiste. foto VINCENT MENTZEL/NRCH

Manja Smits

Manja Smits became the first harpist to receive the Netherlands Music Prize, the highest state award for classical music in the Netherlands. She also was a prizewinner in the 'Torneo…

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Sylvain Blassel

Sylvain Blassel is a harpist and conductor. Very early in his career, his position as Pierre Boulez’s assistant with the Ensemble InterContemporain led to many formative experiences: working for example…

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Elinor Bennet

Elinor Bennett est l'une des musiciennes les plus distinguées du Pays de Galles et est considérée comme l'un des professeurs de harpe les plus avant-gardistes et influents de Grande-Bretagne. Elinor…

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Nicoletta Sanzin

Nicoletta Sanzin, born in Trieste, graduated with top marks and honours from the Conservatory “J.Tomadini” in Udine under the guidance of Prof. P.Tassini. She went on to specialize in the…

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Anneleen Lenaerts

Belgian harpist Anneleen Lenaerts is one of the leading soloists of her instrument. In December 2010 she was appointedPrincipal Harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic. As a soloist Anneleen has performed…

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Nathalie Labbé

Nathalie Labbé is a French harpist and teaches the harp as a Professor of Art Education at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Départemental de Boulogne sur mer. She started studying the…

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