VC 'Young Artist' Emmanuel Tjeknavorian Awarded Austrian 'Rising Star' Bursary
19 year old Austrian VC 'Young Artist' Emmanuel Tjeknavorian has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Casinos Austria 'Rising Star' prize.
He will receive 10,000 EUR (US $12,500) cash prize, a CD recording and a number of important solo engagements.
The coveted prize is presented annually to a young Austrian instrumentalist deemed to have the most potential for a significant international career.
EMMANUEL TJEKNAVORIAN | SARASATE| ZIGEUNERWEISEN | KRUMPOCK | SINFONIEORCHESTER LIECHTENSTEIN | 2013
A student of Professor Gerhard Schulz, at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts, Emmanuel is a former prize winner at the Brahms, Kreisler and Goldberg International Violin Competitions – and was recently awarded the prize for First Runner-Up at the 2012 Eurovision Young Musicians Competition