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On 17 November 2002, Thisted Master Chamber Players performed in Belgium for the first time.  Individually, the players are prize-winning international soloists, guest professors at Thy Masterclass Chamber Music Festival, Thisted, Denmark, and professors at important academies.
Photo by Spectrum Concerts Berlin. Photo by Icons of Europe. Image provided by Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider. Image provided by Morten Zeuthen.

Daniel Blumenthal, piano.  He is professor at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, a laureate of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium, and musical advisor to Icons of Europe.  He plays the Steinway. More >>

Craig Goodman, flute.  He plays a Brannen-Cooper flute, Boston- London (1988), handmade in solid gold.  He is professor at the National Conservatory in Strasbourg.  He also conducts and composes music.  More >>

Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider, violin.  Early on, she was solo violinist in the Royal Danish Orchestra and coached by Isaac Stern.  Her violin was created in 1701 by Giovanni Batista Grancino, Venice.  She teaches at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.  More >>

Morten Zeuthen, cello.  He has been solo cellist at the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and produced an award-winning Bach cello suite recording.  His cello was crafted in 1801 by Joannes Gagliano, Napoli. He is professor at The Royal Danish Academy of Music.  More >>

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Thisted is a city located in northern Jutland of Denmark.
Created in 1994,
Thy Masterclass has become a source of inspiration for professional musicians from all over Europe and a welcome contribution to the cultural life of northern Jutland.


Salle Waldorf de l'Astoria, Rue Royale, Bruxelles.

Salle Waldorf
Accommodating up to 140 people, this elegant concert hall was designed in 1909 to rival royal palaces in Europe.