The nominations for the GrachtenfestivalPrijs are published. Violinist Emmy Storms, percussionist Dominique Vleeshouwers and viola player Dana Zemtsov a chance to win the title of Artist in Residence. That made the organisation of the annual Grachtenfestival (canal festival) Thursday known.
If nominees will be Storms, Vleeshouwers and Zemtsov in the coming six months, followed by a jury. They also get a private concert in the Winter garden of the Amsterdam Krasnapolsky. The final winner gets on the next edition of the festival carte blanche to a private program to put together.
The GrachtenfestivalPrijs went last year to baritone Raoul Steffani. Previously oa harpist Remy van Kesteren (2013) and soprano Judith van Wanroij (2010). The next edition of the Grachtenfestival takes place from 9 to August 18, 2019. The GrachtenfestivalPrijs will be awarded on Friday 16 August.