On Saturday 12 May, the spectacular final concert of the 3rd Keuris Composers Contest 2018 took place in Flint Amersfoort. The new works of the six finalists were beautifully performed by the Keuris Ensemble and the Amersfoorts Jeugd Orkest. The jury and the public chose their favorites and the prizes were announced:
1st (Keuris) Prize - Fabio Massimo Capogrosso (Italy) with 'Un Breve Racconto Notturno'
2nd Prize - Uri Brener (Israël) with 'Triptych'
3rd Prize - Ting-Chuan Chen (Taiwan) with 'Hymn to the Earth'
Audience Award: Ting-Chuan Chen
Category Youth Symphony Orchestra:
1st Prize - Kai-Young Chan (HongKong) with 'Seeking, Searching'
2nd Prize - Edwin Sung (United Kingdom) with 'An Overture to the Proms'
3rd Prize - Ziga Stanic (Slovenia) with ' A trip to the Zoo'
Audience Award - Edwin Sung
The Keuris Composers Contest would like to thank all composers who participated in this contest, congratulations to the prize winners and many, many thanks to all the musicians of the Keuris Ensemble and the Amersfoorts Jeugd Orkest!