Vilmos Csikos, winner 2015 / Dirk Bogaerts

Young Belgian Talent: competition finals 2018

Five, brilliant young classical musicians battle it out for first place and a prize that can change their future

Growing in stature every time, the internationally recognized, Young Belgian Talent 2018 competition for outstanding young classical musicians, finds itself in the legendary Flagey, Studio 4.

This gala evening promises a night of personal stories, passion, drama and wonderful music. Every member of the audience is invited to send a personal message to their favourite musician and to vote, alongside the professional jury for their chosen winner.

Apart from the 1000EUR prize money for the overall winner, our YBT finalists will receive access to financial support, all kinds of professional coaching, CD & video recordings, concert tours much more. All until the age of 25.


The 2018 YBT jury will be chaired by Professor, Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden and will be complimented by other renowned professional musicians, our last winner Vilmos Csikos, representatives from the broadcast media and the YBT founder and Chairman, Harley Lovegrove.

Young Belgian Talent vzw, is a not for profit foundation, established to support outstanding young, classical musicians.

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