We announce our five finalists for 2022

Our five finalists for the 2022 edition are: Evelien Vaneysendeyk (Harp), Jappe Dendievel (Bassoon), Liesl Vanoverberghe (Flute), Naomi Rofagha (Piano), Simon Binon (Trumpet). We wish these youngsters a lot of success in the final, which will take place on Saturday 19 November 2022 in the grand concert hall of Flagey.The level of the many entries/auditions Read more about We announce our five finalists for 2022[…]

Application deadline moved to 4 February!

The YBT 2022 competition closing date for applications has been extended to midnight, 4 February, 2022. Due to the current circumstances, we believe that not all eligible musicians received sufficient notification of upcoming competition, so we have extended our closing date to give everyone, born after Jan 1, 2001 a chance to submit their application. Read more about Application deadline moved to 4 February![…]

New Double CD for the New Year!

YBT are proud to launch their latest CD production. Thinkin’ about Belgium. A fabulous collection of exclusively Belgian works and performers, spread over three centuries. Accessible, colourful and at times deeply meaningful the CD is a reflection of our troubled times and our musicians stories of triumph over adversity. The music selection and production is Read more about New Double CD for the New Year![…]

Greet Van ‘t veld joins the YBT board

Young Belgian Talent’s board of directors has been enhanced with the addition of Greet Van ‘t veld. Greet’s joining will allow us to offer more to our wonderful musicians. her network, expertise and dynamism in so many areas will be be of such a massive benefit. When asked why she does it she replied “ Read more about Greet Van ‘t veld joins the YBT board[…]

Another great performance!

On Saturday 7 December, 2019, Waldo Geuns (piano), Sarah Bayens (violin), Caridad Rueda (piano), Hanne Beyens (clarinet), Veronique De Raedemaeker, George Tyriard and Vilmos Csikos, came together in the LUCA Chamber Hall in Leuven to perform a variety of pieces, all by Belgian composers. The capacity audience all seemed to have their favourite piece and Read more about Another great performance![…]

Join us for our next musical evening

On Saturday 7 December at 20:00, Sarah Bayens (violin), Caridad Galindo Rueda (piano), Hanne Beyens (clarinet), Waldo Geuns (piano), Vilmos Csikos (violin), George Tyriad (piano) and Veronique De Raedemaeker (violin) come together to perform an enchanting programme of beautiful music from Belgian composers. Works include pieces by Michel Lysight, Victor Vreuls, Ruben De Gheselle, Waldo Geuns, Elias Read more about Join us for our next musical evening[…]

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[…]