Ballhaus Prinzenallee

Prinzenallee 33

13359 Berlin-Germany



Ab 14:00 Uhr: Competition (Öffentlich - Eintritt Frei)

Ab 18:00 Uhr: Gastkonzert : Dang Ngoc Long, Yaroslav Makarich, Niklas Johansen

(Eintrittskarten bestellen unter:

19:45 Uhr: Preisträgerverleihung

20:00 Uhr: Preisträgerkonzert (Eintrittskarten bestellen unter:


Konzerte am 15.10.2022
von Dang Ngoc Long (Vietnam) Niklas Johansen (Denmark) Yaroslav Makarich (Belarus)

Prof. Dang Ngoc Long, Vietnamese Concert Guitarist, Composer and Actor.

Artistic head of the international

Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin

From 1985 to 1990 he completed studies at „Hanns Eisler“ music academy in Berlin. He graduated at Prof Inge Wilczok's class and holds a diploma as concert guitar-player.

From 1990 to 1991 he received a scholarship for concert studies.

From 1991 to 1993 he received a scholarship for concert master studies. He

attended master courses with Abel Calevaro, Martin Myslivecek, Monika

Rost as well as Alvaro Pierri.

Dang Ngoc Long received a special price at the international guitar

competition (Hungary, 1987)

Apart from concerts in his native country Vietnam and in Germany he gave

concerts in Hungary, former Czechoslovakia, Italy, and Spain.

In addition he produced several music cassettes, CD's, music programmes

for radio and television in Vietnam, Germany, and other countries.

1991 he started to work as pedagogue at musical schools in Berlin and Bernau.

He composed many works for guitar solo, duo, trio, and quartet.

1994 he initiated for the first time the guitar competition for solo guitar in Bernau.

Dang Ngoc Long is initiator of the project as well as artistic head of the

international guitar festival in Berlin-Bernau.

2009 Dang Ngoc Long was awarded the title of a honorary professor of the

University of Kirgysia

Since 2004 he is director of the music school Berlin Gesundbrunnen.

From 2006 anwards Dang Ngoc Long is the artistic head of the international

Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin-Germany.

Since 2012 he is undergoing a Special Actors Coaching by Kristiane Kupfer

and worked in many movie productions under the name of "Long Dang-Ngoc"

Niklas Johansen is a classical guitarist born in 1989 in Denmark.
1. prize in the International Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin 2016

He has already received international acclaim after winning several international competitions and awards in China, Greece, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria, Poland and Italy. As a soloist he has performed all over Europe, in Australia, Russia and big parts of China. He has performed with orchestras such as the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and ADDA Sinfónica Alicante.

Niklas Johansen started playing guitar at the age of 9, and began his studies in 2009 at The Royal Danish Academy of Music under Jesper Sivebæk. After finishing his bachelor exam attending the highest grade possible he went to Alicante in 2013 and finished a Master in Classical Guitar Performance with professors David Russell, Manuel Barrueco and others. After finishing his final exam achieving the highest possible he received the Latin honor “cum laude”. In 2014 he went one year abroad and studied a year with Ricardo Gallén at the Hochschule Für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany. In 2015 he played his Master’s Recital in Denmark receiving the highest grade and since then he has been doing postgraduate degrees with Jesper Sivebæk in Denmark and Ricardo Gallén in Weimar. Besides his studies he has received several lessons with high-profiled guitarists such as Marcin Dylla, Alvaro Pierri, Pavel Steidl, Scott Tennant, Ana Vidovic, Judicael Perroy, Aniello Desiderio and Zoran Dukic.

Prizes and awards: Danish Radio P2 Talent prize 2018 Sonning Talent prize 2018 Odd Fellow Lodge music prize 2017 Augustinus Foundation Anniversary Foundation 2017

1. prize in the 35th International Guitar Competition i Volos, Grækenland 2019
1. prize in the Royal Danish Academy of Music’s scholarship competition 2017
1. prize in the 3rd International Guitar Competition i Pleven, Bulgaria 2017
1. prize in the International Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin 2016
1. prize in China Shenyang International Guitar Competition 2016 1. prize in the 18th ”Alirio Diaz” International Guitar Competition i Rust, Austria 2016

1. prize in the 21st International Guitar Competition i Mottola, Italy 2015

1. prize in the 3rd international Guitar festival “Aachener Gitarrenpreis”, Germany 2014

1. prize in the 9th International Guitar Competition i Olsztyn, Poland 2014

Yaroslav Makarich


1. prize in the International Guitar Competition & Festival Berlin 2020

Makarich- is a classical guitar-player from Belarus. He was born on January 26, 1995. Yaroslav has graduated from Minsk State Music College of Glinka and Belarusian State Academy of music.

He is the winner of several republic and international competitions such as:

⁃ “Olimpo Musicale” -

1 prize (Kaunas, Lithuania), 2008.

⁃ “Guitar virtuosos” -

2 prize (St. Petersburg, Russia), 2010.

⁃ Finalist of national selection “Eurovision - 2010”.

⁃ “Talents of Belarus” -

Grand Prix (Gomel, Belarus), 2013.

⁃ International Guitar Competition and Festival -

2 prize (Berlin, Germany), 2014.

⁃ International competition “Guitar Renaissance” - Grand Prix (Belarus), 2015.

⁃ International Competition of guitar-players in Kharkov - 1 prize (Ukraine), 2019.

⁃ International Guitar Competition and Festival -

1 prize (Berlin, Germany) 2020.

Besides Yaroslav has received several lessons with well-known guitarists such as:

Aniello Desiderio, Carlo Marchione, Marcin Dylla, Margarita Escarpa, Dang Ngoc Long, Emil Petrov, Ivo Kaltchev, Rene Izquierdo.