07Jul By Adrian de GroenSat 3 July 2021Masterclasses Masterclass by Severin Von Eckardstein The first Masterclass in the series YPF Young Virtuosi is given by Severin von Eckardstein, one of the jury members of the international jury of the YPF European Piano Competition – Grand Prix Youri Egorov 2022. The following young piano talents participate in the Masterclass: Nikola Meeuwsen – Beethoven, 6 Bagatellen opus 126 Alexander Jansen – Chopin, Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise Brillante opus 22 Yang Yang Cai – Beethoven, Sonata no. 28 in A, opus 101 The Masterclass starts at 02:00 PM. FREE ENTRANCE. YPF Young Virtuosi series In 2021 YPF will launch a series of 6 masterclasses and 6 concerts for YPF laureates and young top pianists, the ‘Young Virtuosi’, in which they will be given the promised opportunity to further develop their craftsmanship and get the best out of themselves. Masterclasses The masterclasses, which will take place on 4 July, 14 August, 9 October, 20 November 2021 and two dates yet to be announced, will be given in the new chamber music center ‘MuziekHaven’ in Zaandam. Concerts During the 6 concerts, YPF laureates and young top pianists will play on the grand piano of the legendary pianist Youri Egorov, who died in Amsterdam at the age of 33. The concerts of the YPF Young Virtuosi series will be organized on Sunday afternoon, April 11, June 27, October 3, October 24, November 28, 2021 and a date yet to be announced in De Duif on the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam.