The $100,000 Grand Prix Prize at the 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition has been awarded to 27 year old Mongolian baritone Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar.
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ARIUBAATAR GANBAATAR | FIGARO'S ARIA | THE BARBER OF SEVILLE | 2015 TCHAIKOVSKY COMPETITION
A graduate of the Mongolian State University of Culture and Art, Ariunbaatar was in addition awarded joint 1st prize in the voice category – along with Russian soprano Yulia Matochina.
1st prize in the cello division was awarded to Andrei Ioniță from Romania.
1st prize in the piano division, and the special prize for the 'Best Performance of the Concerto with the Chamber Orchestra in the Second Round' was awarded to Dmitry Masleev from Russia.
1st prize was not awarded in the Violin category – with 2nd prize presented to 20 year old VC 'Young Artist' Yu Chien Benny Tseng from Taiwan.
The prize of the 'Moscow Music Critics Association' was awarded to pianist Lucas Debargue from France.