Eurovision Young Musicians 2006

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Eurovision Young Musicians 2006
Dates
Semi-final 1 7 May 2006
Semi-final 2 8 May 2006
Final 12 May 2006
Host
Venue Rathausplatz, Vienna, Austria
Presenter(s) Schallbert "Sillety" Gilet
Conductor Christian Arming
Director Heidelinde Haschek
Host broadcaster Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)
Interval act Performance of several Mozart pieces by the host, and other invited artists
Participants
Number of entries 18 (7 qualified)
Debuting countries  Bulgaria
 Serbia and Montenegro
Returning countries  Czech Republic
Withdrawing countries  Denmark
 Estonia
 Germany
 Italy
 Latvia
Vote
Voting system Jury voting
Winning song  Sweden
Andreas Brantelid

The Eurovision Young Musicians 2006 was the thirteenth edition of the Eurovision Young Musicians, held at the Rathausplatz in Vienna, Austria on 12 May 2006.[1] Organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and host broadcaster Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), musicians from seven countries participated in the televised final. This was the first time that the competition was held on a open air stage and was the beginning of the annual Vienna Festival. Austria and broadcaster ORF previously hosted the contest in 1990 and 1998.[1]

A total of eighteen countries took part in the competition therefore a semi-final was held at the Vienna Konzerthaus on 7 and 8 May 2006. All participants performed a classical piece of their choice accompanied by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christian Arming.[1] The young musicians could not be older than 19 and their performance during the final could not be longer than 7 minutes and 30 seconds. Bulgaria and Serbia and Montenegro made their début while Czech Republic returned. Five countries withdrew to the contest, they were Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Italy and Latvia.[1]

Andreas Brantelid of Sweden won the contest, with Norway and Russia placing second and third respectively.[2]

Location[edit]

For more details on the host venue, see Rathaus, Vienna.
Rathausplatz, Vienna. Host location of the Eurovision Young Musicians 2006 final.

Rathausplatz, a square outside the Wiener Rathaus city hall of Vienna, was the host location for the 2006 edition of the Eurovision Young Musicians final. The Konzerthaus, a concert hall in Vienna, Austria, hosted the semi-final round. The Konzerthaus previously hosted the contest in 1998.[1]

Format[edit]

Schallbert "Sillety" Gilet was the host of the 2006 contest.[1]

Results[edit]

Semi-final[edit]

A total of eighteen countries took part in the semi-final round of the 2006 contest, of which seven qualified to the televised grand final.[1]

Part 1 (7 May)[edit]

Country Performer Instrument Result
Belgium Belgium Ilia Laporev Cello Failed to qualify
Bulgaria Bulgaria Ivan Szvetozarevo Gerasimov Bassoon Failed to qualify
Cyprus Cyprus Jórgosz Mánnurisz Piano Failed to qualify
Greece Greece Jónian-Ilia Kadesa Violin Failed to qualify
Croatia Croatia Varga Zita Cello Failed to qualify
Norway Norway Tine Thing Helseth Trumpet Qualified
Romania Romania Alina Elena Bercu Piano Qualified
Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Marija Godjrvač Piano Failed to qualify
United Kingdom United Kingdom Jennifer Pike Violin Qualified
Switzerland Switzerland Simone Sommerhalder Oboe Qualified

Part 2 (8 May)[edit]

Country Performer Instrument Result
Finland Finland Visa Sippola Piano Failed to qualify
Netherlands Netherlands Kate Sebring Piano Failed to qualify
Austria Austria Daniela Koch Flute Qualified
Poland Poland Jacek Kortus Piano Failed to qualify
Russia Russia Dmitri Majboroda Piano Qualified
Slovenia Slovenia Luka Šulič Cello Failed to qualify
Czech Republic Czech Republic Markéta Janoušková Violin Failed to qualify
Sweden Sweden Andreas Brantelid Cello Qualified

Final[edit]

Due to the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the pieces performed by the finalists were restricted to Mozart or pieces from his contemporaries. Awards were given to the top three countries. The table below highlights these using gold, silver, and bronze. The placing results of the remaining participants is unknown and never made public by the European Broadcasting Union.[2]

Draw Country Performer Instrument Piece Result
01 Romania Romania Alina Elena Bercu Piano Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, KV 503, 1st movement by W.A. Mozart -
02 Switzerland Switzerland Simone Sommerhalder Oboe Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, KV 314, 1st movement by W.A. Mozart -
03 United Kingdom United Kingdom Jennifer Pike Violin Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, KV 216, 2nd movement by W.A. Mozart -
04 Norway Norway Tine Thing Helseth Trumpet Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, 1st movement by J. Haydn 2
05 Sweden Sweden Andreas Brantelid Cello Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, 1st movement by J. Haydn 1
06 Austria Austria Daniela Koch Flute Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, KV 314, 1st movement by W.A. Mozart -
07 Russia Russia Dmitry Mayboroda Piano Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, KV 467 3rd movement by W.A. Mozart 3

Jury members[edit]

The jury members consisted of the following:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Eurovision Young Musicians 2006: About the show". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Eurovision Young Musicians 2006: Participants". youngmusicians.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 

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