June 24, 2017

Queen Elisabeth International Competition

The Duchess of Gloucester, Queen Mathilde of the Belgians and Princess Sarvath of Jordan – Picture by the Belgian Monarchy.

For the very first time since its creation in 1937, the Queen Elisabeth Competition (DutchKoningin Elisabethwedstrijd, FrenchConcours Musical International Reine Elisabeth) included participation from cellists. To mark the milestone, the competition royal patron, HM Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, was accompanied to the performances by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester (UK/Commonwealth) and HRH Princess Sarvath El Hassan of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, whose husband was in Brussels for as a keynote speaker for Friends of Europe. 

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