Lendvai String Trio to be awarded 'Kersjesprijs'

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Lendvai String Trio (Nadia Wijzenbeek, violin, Ylvali Zilliacus, viola, and Marie MacLeod, cello), will receive the 'Kersjesprijs 2011', an award of € 50.000, on October 28th. Nadia Wijzenbeek is a Conservatorium van Amsterdam graduate.


The Kersjes Fund was founded in 1994 by the popular Dutch conductor Anton Kersjes (1923-2004) and his wife. One of the largest private culture funds in the Netherlands, the fund has up to now supported many young musicians and ensembles to an amount of five million euros.