Dan Dunkelblum - Head Jury
Ensemble Voces Suaves - Singer
Dan Dunkelblum is a member of the vocal ensemble Profeti della Quinta and the ensemble Voces Suaves. His operatic roles include Orfeo in L’Orfeo by Monteverdi, Medée by Charpentier and The Fairy Queen by Purcell.
Oberlinger Communication - Founder
With a love of theJapanese culture and language, and an experience in sales and communication for Volkswagen AG and the advertising giant Dentsu Inc., Nicola Oberlinger went independent in 2011 and started out with the two things closest to her heart: Things Japanese - and music.
BBC R3 - Presenter
Hannah French presents BBC Radio 3’s Record Review Extra, The Early Music Show, Breakfast, and live Concerts including regular lunchtime recitals from Wigmore Hall and LSO St Luke’s. She also appears as a commentator and presenter of the BBC Proms on BBC2 and BBC4.
Utrecht University - Musicologist
A specialist in music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Ahrendt’s work centers
on the importance of mobility—whether through migration, exchange, or long-distance actor networks—in the construction of identity.
Heritage and repertoire
Massimo Mazzeo - Head Jury
Divino Sospiro Research Center - Artistic Director
Massimo Mazzeo performed with Leonard Bernstein, Zubin Mehta, Carlo Maria Giulini…In 2004, he founded the baroque ensemble Divino Sospiro, which is attached to a research center for baroque music and residing in Sintra, Portugal.
Gramophone magazine - Editor
Martin Cullingford is Editor and Publisher of the London-based magazine for classical music Gramophone, whose comprehensive recording reviews and recordings awards are a reference today for the whole field.
Uppsala University - Professor
An organist and graduate in music, Latin and art history, he was also Head of Rare Collections for the Swedish National Music Collections in 2006. He has been Professor at Uppsala University since 2015.
Tours University - Musicologist
Philippe Vendrix is a Belgian musicologist and director of research at the CNRS. His work focuses on the history of music and music theory from the Renaissance to the 18th century. Since 1992 he has been director of Ricercar, a research programme in musicology at the Centre d’études supérieures de la Renaissance in Tours.
Joanna Broniec - Head Jury
Misteria Paschalia Festival - Manager
Joanna Broniec has been coordinating the productions of concerts and festivals of early and classical music, film music and contemporary music for the Krakow Festival Buro, and since 2018 she has been holding the post of manager of the Misteria Paschalia Festival.
European Music Council - Secretary General
From 2006 to 2010 Ruth served as Board member of EFAH (European Forum for the Arts and Heritage – today Culture Action Europe). She is leading the EMC in dual leadership with Simone Dudt.
Outhere Music - Founder and CEO
Former diplomat and businessman, Charles Andriaessen founded Outhere Music with the aim of bringing together the best music producers specialising in classical, contemporary and jazz music and supporting their development to reach international audiences.