THE JURY
The jury of the 2  nd  International Beethoven Chamber Music  Competition is made up of five internationally acclaimed jurors.   The members of the jury are:  Tomasz Tomaszewski (Germany/ Poland) - Chairman 
Tomaszewski is an alumnus of the violin class of D.  Sujata at the Music School in Opole.  He graduated from the University of Music in Warsaw  (class of T. Wronski and S. Kawalla) and went on to  study with B. Gutnikov in Leningrad and W.  Maschner in Freiburg. As a member of the Polish  String Quartet he has won the international  competitions in Munich and Belgrade.  
Since 1982 he has been holding the position of first violinist in the  orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. A year later he has assumed the  a teaching position at the University of Fine Arts in Berlin (UdK), he has  been a professor there since 2001. He is the artistic director of the Silesian Musical Summer Festival and  head of the International Beethoven Association.   Tomaszewski has been a much sought after performing and recording  artist for over three decades. Claude Lelong (France) 
He studied at the Conservatoire National de Musique in Paris in the class of Prof. L. Calvet. Lelong is the winner of the music competitions in Geneva and Colmar. He is also a soloist and performer of chamber music. Lelong has been honored with “Le Ordre de Mérite” for his accomplishments for French culture. Presently he is professor at the Ecole Normale de Musique de
Paris. He speaks and teaches in French, German, English and Japanese. Daniel Blumenthal (USA)  He began his musical studies in Paris at 5 years of age, was graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, and earned both a Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Juilliard School in New York. Blumenthal enjoys a career of acclaimed performances on five continents and award winning recordings. In Europe, he has performed concerti with such distinguished orchestras as the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Orchestra, the Dutch Radio Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Flanders Philharmonic, the National Orchestra of Belgium, and the L’Orchestre du Capitole in Toulouse, to name a few. In addition to his concerto performances, Blumenthal has been presented by the Chopin Society in Paris, and has performed numerous recitals in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and the Teatro della Pergola in Florence. He has performed in all of the major concert halls in London, including three highly acclaimed recitals at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Roman Jablonski (Poland)  he belongs to the finest cellists in the world. He was  born in Gdansk, in a famous musical family (his father  was a composer). After beginning his music education in  Gdañsk with Roman Suchecki, he continued at the  Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow with Serghey  Shyrynski and after at Yale University School of Music in  the United States with Aldo Parisot.   Roman Jablonski has had many succesful appearances at major concert  halls in Poland, as well as abroad. He appeared as soloist with the best  orchestras in the world, as the Berlin Philharmonic, the New York  Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra,  Orchestra Sinfonica della RAI Roma, Orchestra dell' Accademia di Santa  Cecilia in Rome, Minnesota Orchestra, Dallas Orchestra, Cleveland  Orchestra, all BBC orchestras, the Scottish National Orchestra, and many  others. In the 90's for ten years he was the organizer and director of international  summer courses in San Sebastian (Spain). Since many years, Roman  Jablonski teaches cello classes at the Conservatory in San Sebastian.  Roman Jablonski's repertoire covers many pieces for cello and symphony  or chamber orchestra, as well as many recital programmes.  He performed many contemporary composers’ pieces, who dedicated him  their works. The writer Julius Bächi dedicated him an article in his book  “Berühmte Cellisten”. In 2006 Roman Jablonski got the professor title in Warsaw.
THE JURY