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Main and supporting roles, debut and collection albums, final place, beginners' luck and career prize ... here you can read who received applause recently and why.


  • As usual, every year Klara compiles a list of ten young musicians you should definitely keep an eye on. They call it De Twintigers. Jazz pianist Milan Verbist was added to the list in 2023.
  • A 4-star review in De Standaard for the concert by alumnus Jazz sax and teacher Lennert Baerts. The same review tipped Vitja Pauwels (jazz guitar alumnus) as a rising star. 
  • Dries Laheye, alumnus bass guitar presented his debut album 'Deining' at Het Bos on 23 February.
  • Lennert Baerts receives incredible reviews for his new album PROFOUND OBSERVER FEAT. BERT JORIS. 

Classical Music

  • Oboe player Balder Dendievel also won a spot in De Twintigers on Klara.


  • Alumnus Tijmen Govaerts is the lead character in '1985', a drama series on VRT.
  • Even more famous people in De Twintigers on Klara: Johannes Wirix-Speetjens, alumnus Acting, presents the programme. 
  • Mona Thys was selected as a young writer's talent for Slow Writing Lab 2023.