Russian Violinist Aylen Pritchin Awarded 1st Prize at Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition

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27 year old violinist Aylen Pritchin, from Russia has been awarded 1st prize at the Long-Thibaud Crespin International Violin Competition, in Paris.

2nd prize was awarded to 22 year old Naoka Aoki from Japan – and 3rd prize to 24 year old Frederike Starkloff from Germany.

4th prize was awarded to 19 year old Kyung Ji Min from South Korea – and 5th prize to 19 year old Hildegarde Fesneau from France.

A student of Eduard Grach, Aylen is a former prize winner at the Tchaikovsky ,Yampolsky and Sion Valais International Violin Competitions.

He will receive  €25 000 (US $31,000) and a number of prestigious solo European engagements.