Prize Winners

20th International Friedrich Kuhlau Flute Competition 2023 | Prize winners

Kategorie I | Category I

Flöte und Klavier | Flute and Piana

1. Preis | 1st Prize
Shigetora Yokoi, Japan
Ryo Yamanishi, Japan (Piano)

1. Preis | 1st Prize
Yajie Wang, China
Jiexu Li, China (Piano)

3. Preis | 3rd Prize
Duo Amity
Sungchan Kim, Südkorea|South Korea
Boyoung Kim, Südkorea|South Korea (Piano)

Kategorie II | Category II

Zwei Flöten | Two Flutes

1. Preis | 1st Prize
Duo Twin Tweets
Luca Höhmann, Deutschland|Germany
Emma Hochschild, Deutschland|Germany

2. Preis | 2nd Prize
Jeseok Kang, Südkorea|South Korea
Minjin Cho, Südkorea|South Korea

3. Preis | 3rd Prize
Hannah Bernitt, Deutschland|Germany
Martha Flamm, Deutschland|Germany

Kategorie III | Category III

Drei/Vier Flöten | Three/four Flutes

1. Preis | 1st Prize
Flûtes à Fleurs
Katarina Göbel, Österreich|Austria
Agnes Anna Toth, Ungarn|Hungary
Chiara Zoccola, Österreich|Austria
Hanna Gindl, Österreich|Austria

2. Preis | 2nd Prize
Arete Trio
Dabeen Kim, Südkorea|South Korea
Eunbi Baek, Südkorea|South Korea
Misol Byun, Südkorea|South Korea

Kategorie IV online | Category IV online

2 bis 5 Instrumente | 2 to 5 instruments

1. Preis | 1st Prize
Hunter O´Brien, USA
Tyler Martin, USA

2. Preis | 2nd Prize
Duo Frappant
Yunhoo Lee, Südkorea|South Korea
Hyeongdong Lee, Südkorea|South Korea (Piano)

2. Preis | 2nd Prize
Beijing Floboe
Jingyi Cao, China
Boyi Ruan, China (Oboe)

Sonderpreis Soroptimist International
Spezial Prize Soroptimist International

Yajie Wang, China
Jiexu Li, China (Piano)

Sonderpreis Klavier
Spezial Prize Piano

Ryo Yamanishi, Japan (Piano)

19th International Friedrich Kuhlau Flute Competition 2021 | Prize Awarding Ceremony | Videos Prize Winners

Film ONLINE Competition 2021 with videos of the winners, awarding of the prizes and congratulations from the international jury.

Prize winners’ concerts 2022 and 2023

The soloist Yesung Kim and the Ensemble ‘Trio Bris’ were invited to Uelzen after the online competition in 2021.

Under the direction of Dr. Nicholas Milton the ‘Göttingen Symphony Orchestra’ played on October 8, 2022 in the Theater an der Ilmenau. Yesung Kim performed after the break and wowed the audience with Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach’s Flute Concerto in D minor Wq22.

Prize winners’ concerts 2021

As part of the Uelzen cultural summer 2021, the ensemble Fleitjepiepen! played a concert called “flute fictions”. In the atrium of the Uelzen town hall, all the chairs were taken and the quartet thrilled the audience – especially passages from Kuhlaus’ opera ‘Lulu’ (arranged for 4 flutes) received a lot of applause!

The winners’ concert by flautist Yaejin Lee with the Göttingen Symphony Orchestra on October 6, 2021 in St. Marien also delighted the audience. In the sold out performance, Yaejin Lee and the orchestra played the Flute Concerto in D major, Op. 283 by Carl Reinecke.

Both concerts have been postponed several times due to the corona pandemic.

Recording Gala Concert 2019

Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832), Ouvertüre zur Oper Røverborgen WoO 129 / Ensemble Fleitjepiepen! (Clara Marlene Büchi, Katrin Fuss, Emma Louise Hochschild, Luca Maria Höhmann)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788), Sonate G-Dur, (1. und 3. Satz/1st and 3rd Movement) / Yejin Son (Flöte/Flute) & Esther Kim (Klavier/Piano)

Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832), Trio g-moll op. 13 Nr. 2 / Juree Kim, Hanjung Kim & Ji Woo Kim

Alfredo Casella (1883-1947), Sicilienne et Burlesque / Yaejin Lee (Flöte/Flute) & Eunhye Jung (Klavier/Piano)

Recording Gala Concert 2017

Pierre O. Ferreud (1900-1936), Trois pieces for flute, (Toan-Yan, 3. Satz/3rd Movement) / Anja Kreuzer

Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832), Trio Concertant G-Dur op. 119, (Allegro moderato, 1. Satz/1st Movement) / Aoi Nishimura, Pei-San Hsieh & Mari Shibuta (Klavier/Piano)

Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832), Quartett e-moll op. 103, (Rondo Allegro assai) / Ensemble Tetrachord (Lingjia Liang, Alena Wilsdorf, Simo Lu, Franziska Föllmer)