KonCon’s bassoonists for the win!

26 November 2021

The master student Antonio Azzolini and the alumnus Thomas Dulfer have not gone unnoticed during the Bassoon for Future competition. The two have been awarded with several prizes:


  • 1st prize €1,000: ANTONIO AZZOLINI
  • 2nd prize €750: SIMON DALLMEIER
  • 3rd prize €500: THOMAS DULFER

The prize of the Municipality of Maastricht worth € 1,000: SIMON DALLMEIER
For a talent that we see making an important contribution to the international stages in the future.

Lessons with a teacher of your choice worth € 300: SIMON DALLMEIER

The Brian Pollard Prize. €500: THOMAS DULFER Brain Pollard was solo bassoonist
with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for many years. A striking personality for whom music always came first and who put the instrument completely at the service of the music. His prize stands for musical development in the broadest sense of the word.

Donemus price. worth €250 to spend on sheet music at Donemus. This prize is for the best performance of a contemporary work: ANTONIO AZZOLINI

Concert Floriade Almere 2022 worth mx €3,000: ANTONIO AZZOLINI
A performance in the series of Sunday morning concerts during the world exhibition Floriade Almere in 2022.

The Classical Music Department of the Royal Conservatoire is very happy for their achievement and we wish them all the best for their future endeavours!