BREAKING | Semi-Finalists Announced at Romania’s Enescu International Cello Competition

The 7 Semi-Finalists for the 2018 George Enescu International Cello Competition have today been announced

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The 7 candidates progressing to the Semi-Final stage of the 2018 George Enescu International Cello Competition have today been announced – in Bucharest, Romania.

The 2018 Semi-Finalists are:

  • Atanas Krastev (Bulgaria)
  • Florian Pons (France)
  • Marcel Johannes Kits (Estonia)
  • Sandra Lied Haga (Norway)
  • Shizuka Mitsui (Japan)
  • Stanislas Kim (France)
  • Yibai Chen (China)

Open to international cellists 32 years and younger, the 1st prize winner will receive 15,000 EUR (US $17,000) – plus a number of important international performance invitations.

The 2018 cello jury comprises: David Geringas (President), Raphael Wallfisch, Leonid Gorokhov, Alexandra Guţu, Philippe Muller, Jian Wang, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Myung-Wha Chung, Arto Noras and Marin Cazacu.

Previous 1st prize winners include: VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung.

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2nd Round Candidates Announced for Romania’s Enescu International Cello Competition

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