Gramophone article: Jens Elvekjaer

Jens Elvekjaer, pianist of the Trio con Brio Copenhagen, offers six tips to aspiring competitors

Competitions are an art in themselves. When I started out, both as a soloist and then with the Trio con Brio Copenhagen I, like so many young musicians, was a serial contestant – luckily we had a lot of success and after a while we started winning more and more, eventually winning all of the major competitions for piano trio. And these days I’m often back in the scene, only now as a judge. So I feel that I know as much – or as little! – as anybody about how to approach them.

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