Young Belgian Talent

A not-for-profit foundation supporting young classical musicians

250K views and rising – Aurore Dassesse’s video goes viral

Find yourself a great piece of music, an excellent musician, a wonderful instrument, a room with superb acoustics, some high quality microphones, video lights and a great video cameraman and you have the recipe for something very special. Aurore’s video pulled together almost the entire YBT team and volunteers besides to get it shot and Read more about 250K views and rising – Aurore Dassesse’s video goes viral[…]

The Firgun Quintet performing the beautiful and yet rather unknown Rêverie Orientale

Firgun Quintet receive support from YBT. YBT has shot a full hi-resolution 24bit video of The Firgun Quintet performing the beautiful and yet rather unknown Rêverie Orientale for clarinet and string quartet by Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936). Recorded in one day, alongside Vilmos Csikos’ ‘Paganiniana’. Check it out, it’s mesmerising!

Sixteen selected for the ‘live’ audition round of YBT 2018.

The 2018 competition is seeing the greatest variety of applications from musicians ever, with the opening of the entry requirements to all instruments and voices, the first-round jury had a tough time making their selection for the sixteen going through to the ‘live’ auditions on September 1, 2018. So far we have five clarinettists, a Read more about Sixteen selected for the ‘live’ audition round of YBT 2018.[…]

Vilmos Csikos – busy times!

Apart from preparing and taking part in competitions, doing concerts and preparing for his CD recording, Vilmos is still attending the Brussels Conservatoire.  Passing all his exams this year, Vilmos can ease off a little during the Summer. Some of our readers may remember Vilmos’ video, during the YBT final?  In it he told the Read more about Vilmos Csikos – busy times![…]