The semi-finalists are...

The ten semi-finalists are:

Gabriel Bebeselea (Romania)
Jonathan Bloxham (UK)
Elim Chan (UK)
Mihhail Gerts (Estonia)
Rafal Janiak (Poland)
Giancarlo Rizzi (Italy)
Jiri Rozen (Czech Republic)
Azis Sadikovic (Austria)
Daniele Squeo (Italy)
Johannes Zurl (Germany)

Oh, and I got five out of ten. And I’d have lost that bet on the eventual winner too! But join me for tomorrow when the competitors conduct passages from a concerto and contemporary music.