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Jean Claude Vanden Eynden .

Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden was born in Brussels, where he moved at the age of 12  the Royal Conservatory of Brussels  went. He studied both at the conservatory and later at  the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel , conducted by Eduardo Del Pueyo. When he was only sixteen, he became a laureate of the  Queen Elisabeth International Competition , and this is how his career as a soloist started.

He played with well-known orchestras such as the Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London and  the Residentie Orkest of The Hague... In doing so, he came into contact with renowned conductors such as Rudolf Barshaï, Paul Kletsky and Yuri Temirkanov.  

He was a professor at  the Royal Conservatory of Brussels ,  the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel  and also to  the European Center Eduardo Del Pueyo , of which he is the artistic director.

His discography is also very varied. Particularly striking are the concertos by Grieg and Arthur De Greef (world premiere), the sonata for violin and piano by Lekeu (with the late Philippe Hirshhorn) and the sonatas and trio for clarinet by Brahms with Walter Boeykens (Grand Prize Caecilia). .

He is regularly asked as a jury member by the  International Queen Elisabeth Competition  and for other international competitions. 

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