Members of the Jury 2022


 Dora Schwarzberg (Austria)

studied music at the Stoliarsky School and the Moscow Conservatory. She has performed with the most prestigious orchestras in the world, such as the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra. She is a professor at the Vienna Academy of Music and has trained countless violinists who have won international awards. She gives master classes around the world, especially in the Yehudi Menuhin School and at the Conservatory of Music in Shanghai (where she is an honorary professor).

  George Tudorache (Romania)

disciple of Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Svetlin Roussev at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, he is concertmaster of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Liège and teaches violin at the IMEP. He is guest concertmaster of the BBC and London Symphony Orchestras, and collaborates in many orchestras in Europe. He is the winner of several competitions and participated in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Competition. His semifinal performance was highly appreciated by the international press and the public. He is also a passionate interpreter of chamber music in the Eliade trio with pianist Claudia Bara and cellist Johann Bohorquez. 

  Alissa Margulis (Germany) 

Appreciated for her expressive and very emotional performances, Alissa Margulis regularly plays in important concert halls such as the Berlin Philharmony, the Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Tchaikovsky Hall Moscow and many more. Born in Germany into a family of Russian musicians, Alissa Margulis studied in Cologne with Zakhar Bron, in Brussels with Augustin Dumay and in Vienna with Pavel Vernikov. She won numerous prizes at international violin competitions and was awarded with the “Pro Europa” prize of the European Arts Foundation. Besides her solo career Alissa Margulis is an enthusiastic chamber music player. Her discography includes more than a dozen CDs at labels such as EMI Classics, Oehms, Novalis, Avanti Classic and CAvi.


  Yossif Ivanov (Belgium)

1st Prize at the International Music Competition of Montreal at the age of 16, as well as the 2nd Prize and Audience Award at the Queen Elisabeth Competition 2 years later, Yossif Ivanov quickly established himself on the international stage and played accompanied by numerous international orchestras, under the direction of renowned conductors like Järvi, Alsop, Jurowski, Kazushi. With his brother Philippe he forms a duet that occurs worldwide. Formed by Zakhar Bron, Igor & Valery Oistrakh, and Augustin Dumay, Yossif Ivanov is teaching violin at Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel since 2008.

 Roman Fedchuk (Czech Republic) 

was born in Ukraine. He studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Prof. Z. Shihmurzaieva. He has won numerous prizes in various international competitions, such as the Kocián International Music Competition as well as the "Vianna da Motta" competition in Lisbon or the Gernbach International Music Competition. He is a professor at the Conservatory of Pilsen and performs all over the world, both as a soloist and as a conductor. 

  Muhammedjan Turdiev (Turkey)

studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with Professor Igor Bezrodny. He founded the quartet of the State as well as the orchestra of soloists of Uzbekistan. He gives numerous concerts, all over the world including the United States and Europe. Currently he teaches in Ankara in Turkey. He has trained many students who have won international prizes and who have become professors in Europe and the United States. Among his students are Alexei Moshkov, concertmaster of the National Orchestra of Belgium.


 Igor Tkatchouk (Belgium) - President of the Jury

studied at the Kiev Conservatory with Professors E. Bouchinskaya and A. Gorokhov. He was appointed as professor at the Conservatory of Kiev and pursued a career as a soloist and chamber musician and took part in prestigious international competitions (Paganini, Wieniawski). Currently professor at IMEP in Namur, he distinguishes himself above all for the training of young students, winners of numerous prizes in international competitions. He was awarded the Diplôme d'Honneur for the preparation of the winners of the "Remember Enescu" competition in Sinaia (Romania) and the Barheinreiter prize in the Kocian (Czech Republic) competition. 








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