Germany’s Beethoven Ring Award Broadcasts 2022 Winner

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Austrian cellist Julia Hagen is the 18th artist to win the prize, becoming a member of previous winners together with Gustav Dudamel and Julia Fischer

(Picture credit score: Julia Wesely)


Since 2004, the Bürger Für Beethoven or “Residents for Beethoven” affiliation has awarded the Beethoven Ring yearly to rising musicians. The prize title additionally features a handcrafted ring, which since 2017, has been comprised of 18-karat rose gold and sterling silver by a German jeweler.

Based mostly in Salzburg, cellist Julia Hagen is that this 12 months’s Beethoven Ring recipient after performing on the Beethovenfest in Bonn, Germany. The 27-year-old was chosen out of 5 different soloists by a voting course of eligible to 1,700 Bürger Für Beethoven affiliation members.

She gained along with her rendition of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto Op. 56, which she carried out with pianist and Beethoven Ring laureate Equipment Armstrong, violinist Renaud Capuçon, and the Aurora Orchestra performed by Nicholas Collon

Second, third, and following locations of the occasion went to pianists Dmytro Choni and Amadeus Wiesensee, violinist Jonian Illias Kadesha, and pianist Nicolas Namoradze, respectively. 

Hagen will likely be offered with the Beethoven Ring within the Summer season of 2023 at a ceremony and profit live performance at Bonn’s Beethovenhaus. The proceeds from the efficiency will go towards musical and cultural youth schooling.

A graduate of the Salzburg Mozarteum, Hagen can be a Kronberg Academy scholarship holder since 2019. Her mentors embody Enrico Bronzi, Reinhard Latzko, Heinrich Schiff, Jens Peter Maintz, and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt. 

Rising up in a household of musicians, she made her orchestral debut at age 14 with the Vienna Jeunesse Orchestra, and since then, has carried out all through Europe and Japan. Her common chamber music companions embody Igor Levit and Renaud Capuçon. She performs on a 1684 Francesco Ruggieri cello made in Cremona.

“Hagen is without doubt one of the most promising instrumentalists of her technology. She is simply as at dwelling in chamber music as she is in working with massive orchestras. Her taking part in provides the cello its personal character and that fascinates the listeners,” commented Bürger Für Beethoven Chairman Stephan Eisel

“To have been chosen because the recipient of the Beethoven Ring 2022 is a good honor for me, which fills me with pleasure and satisfaction,” Hagen mentioned. “It’s not solely my widespread love for town of Bonn that connects me Ludwig van Beethoven and his music, but additionally the truth that a part of my household is from this metropolis, so I am unable to wait to play my cello on the Beethovenhaus Bonn and this excellent prize that so many colleagues I worth have obtained to just accept.”

Previous winners of the Beethoven Ring embody Gustavo Dudamel, Julia Fischer, Lisa Batiashvili, Lauma Skride, Nicolas Altstaedt, and Igor Levit.


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