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CPE Festival and MGConcerts present




Sunday, May 28, 2023 - 12 p.m.

MIM, Rue Montagne de la Cour 2, 1000 Brussels

YOUNG TALENTS OF THE IMEP - Royal Higher Institute of Music and Pedagogy

Juliette Gauthier - harp
Maura Cosnefroy - piano
Florian Delporte - accordion


​Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714 - 1788)

- 2nd mvt of the Harp Sonata in G Major

Muhiddin Dürrüoğlu  (1969 -)

- Footnote (for harp)

Marcel Grandjany (1891 - 1975)

- Rhapsody (for harp)

​Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)

- Pictures at an Exhibition (For piano and accordion)


Maura started playing the piano at the age of 5 at the Grétry Academy in Liège (piano + dance)​

Between 2011 and 2019, she continued her musical studies (piano and violin) at the musical college and high school in Prague.


It was in 2019 that she joined the Royal Higher Institute of Music and Pedagogy of Namur (IMEP) where she is currently in the class of Roberto Giordano (in Bachelor 3).​

Maura has already performed in concert in different cities of the Czech Republic (Zacler, Prague, Sedlcany, ...... )

She is also a laureate of national and international competitions in Europe:

(Prague Junior Note 2011 - 3rd prize, Piano Über Grenzen 2011 - 1st prize, Citta di Barletta - 2nd prize, Art-Duo S. Prokofiev in Prague - 1st prize, Art-Duo F.Liszt in Budapest -1st prize, Musical Competition de France 2013-2014 - 1st prize, Art-Duo LvBeethoven in Vienna - 1st prize, Art-Duo S. Rachmaninov in Madrid -1st prize, Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte 2016 – 3rd prize, Art-Duo WAMozart in Györ - 1st prize )


Juliette  started the harp at the age of 6 at the Mons Academy in the class of Ingrid Prosecutor. It's love at first sight for her and the beginning of a long adventure. She has  continued her musical career at the Royal Conservatory of Mons then in Namur, at the IMEP (Higher Institute of Music and Pedagogy), in the class of Sophie Hallynck, assisted by Aurore Grailet, Luisa Prandina and Maria Palatine. She will join Isabelle Moretti's class at the CNSM (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique) in Paris in September 2022.
It was not long before she took part in numerous concerts, performing both in solo recitals, as well as in  chamber music, in an orchestra or as a soloist.
She recently distinguished herself in the final of the international Pratté harp competition in Norrköping (Sweden) by performing the Morceau de Concert by C. Saint-Saëns as a soloist accompanied by the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra. She won the first prize as well as the public prize.
In addition to these awards, she previously obtained a second prize at the Belgian national Harpegio competition level 3 in 2014, then a third prize and encouragement prize at level 5 in 2018, a first prize with congratulations from the jury at the international harp competition in Ile-de-France in 2018, a first medal at the French harp competition in Limoges in 2018, a first prize at the Amigdala competition in March 2021, a first medal with congratulations from the jury and prize for the best interpretation of the imposed work in the Collegium21 competition in Paris in June 2021 and the "Pratté" prize awarded for the best interpretation of the compulsory piece of the Pratté competition in Sweden in January 2022.


He began learning the instrument at the Houdeng music academy with Philippe Hacardiaux and then continued at the Fleurus academy.​

In 2013, and therefore at the age of 13, Florian passed the entrance exam to the Higher Institute of Music and Pedagogy of Namur (IMEP) and joined the “Young Talents” section»He is currently a third-year baccalaureate student in the class of Christophe Delporte.

In 2015, he won first prize with great distinction in his category at the International AccordeOpale competition (France).

Several concerts as a soloist as “young talents” from the Imep. (Gold Mosan, Auditorium of the Imep, Schola Nova, University of Namur), solo performance with “I Virtuose Di Waterloo” on the accordina.

In July 2020, Florian participated in the recording of Claude Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" with Ensemble K under the direction of Simone Menezes.

In 2022, he participates and reaches the final of the Belgian selections of the Eurovision tournament for young musicians.

 Florian plays a BUGARI SELECTA accordion.

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