Record of the
competition
Record of the 11th aeolus international competition for wind instruments from 18th of September 2016.

The recording of the prize winner`s concert of the 11h aeolus international competition for wind instruments will be broadcasted on the 15th of january 2017 at 21.05 o`clock by the radiostation deutschlandfunk as concert document of the week.

16. September 2016

First price for Swedish trombonist

For the first time in the history of the International Aeolus Competition a woman has won the first prize. The 28-year old Swedish Louise Pollock convinced the eight-member jury at the winners' concert on Sunday (18). The trombonist played at the Concert Hall of Düsseldorf the Concertino Op. 4 of Ferdinand David. She also won the Audience Award. Since 2015 Pollock is principal trombonist in Göteborg. 

The 24-year-old tuba player Constantin Hartwig got the second price. The musician from Germany won earlier this year the German Music Competition in the category Tuba Solo.

The trumpeter Roeland Henkens won the third prize. The 25-year-old Belgian is principal trumpeter at the Norske Opera & Ballet in Oslo, the largest music theater in Norway.

The special prize for the best interpretation of contemporary music went to Lionel Jaquerod. The 25-year-old trumpeter is "Akademist" of the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker. Jaquerod is the winner of the 11th Jeju International Brass & Percussion Competition in South Korea.

The Deutschlandradio, media partner of the Aeolus competition has recorded the winners' concert at the Tonhalle Dusseldorf and will broadcast it on January 15 2017 at 9 pm. 

31. May 2016

What has become of the prize-winners ?

Koryun Asatryan -  Winner 2006
from 2011/12 lecturer for classical saxophone at the Musikhochschule in Munich

Matthias Schorn - Finalist 2006
from 2007 Solo Clarinet Wiener Philharmoniker

Philipp Tutzer -  Winner 2006
Solo Bassoon Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg, Lecturer of the Anton Bruckner University Linz

Balazc Toth - Winner 2007
from 2012 Solo Trumpet Dortmund Philharmonic

Paolo Mendes - Winner 2007
2010/2011 Solo Horn German Synphony Orchestra, Berlin

Lukas Beno - Winner 2007
1. Solo Trumpet at Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Angelos Kritikos - Winner 2008
2010 Solo Trombone Bamber Symphony Orchestra

Jonatan Rautiola - Winner 2009
from 2013 lecturer of Classical Saxophone at the Sibelius Academy Helsinki, from 2013 Dozent classical Saxophone at the Tampere Music Academy Finnland

Vikentios Gionanidis - Winner 2010
from 2013/14 Solo Tuba Deutsche Oper Berlin

Lars Karlin - Winner 2010
from 2014 Solo Trombone Berlin Concerthaus Orchestra

Fabian Neuhaus - Winner 2010
from 2012 Solo Trumpet NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

Alec Frank Gemmill - Winner 2011
Solo Horn Scottish Chamber Ochestra

Sergey Elecky -Winner 2011
Solo Clarinet Russian National Orchestra

Bartek Dus - Winner  2012
from 2013 lecturer of classical Saxophone at the Academy of Music in Katovice, Poland

Blaz Sparovec - Winner  2014
from 2015 Solo Clarinet  Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne

Claire Wickes - Winner 2014

from 2016 First Flute English National Opera

Andreas Cellacchi - Winner 2015

from 2016 Solo FagotKonzerthausorchester, Berlin

30. November -1

Check out what Roger Bobo said about our competition!