Candidates Announced for Armenia's 2018 Khachaturian International Cello Competition

The 16 candidates have been announced for the 2018 14th Khachaturian International Cello Competition

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Sevak Avanesyan

The 16 candidates have been announced for the 2018 14th Khachaturian International Cello Competition - to be held in Yerevan, Armenia from the 6th to the 14th of June.

The 2018 opening round candidates are:

  • Fedor Amosov (Russia)
  • Varduhi Mirzoyan (Armenia)
  • Mikayel Petrosyan (Armenia)
  • Zhanna Miniotas (Russia)
  • Anna Koshkina (Russia)
  • Chae-Won Hong (South Korea)
  • Rustem Khamidullin (Russia)
  • Jonathan Swensen (Denmark)
  • Kenta Uno (Japan)
  • Sevak Avanesyan (Armenia/Belgium)
  • Sergey Bulgadaryan  (Russia)
  • Kyung Jun Lee (South Korea)
  • Sandra Lied Haga (Norway)
  • Mon-Puo Lee (Spain/Taiwan)
  • Hyejin Kim (South Korea)
  • Vasily Stepanov (Russia)

Open to candidates of any nationality aged 16 to 32, the 1st prize winner will receive US $15,000 - plus a number of important concert engagements.

The 2018 jury will comprise: Suren Bagratuni (President), Lee Yi Yang, Mechae Roo, Sergei Roldugin, Štefan Crawfishch, Viktor Uzur and Wen-Sinn Yang.

 

PICTURED: 2018 KHACHATURIAN INTERNATIONAL CELLO COMPETITON CANDIDATE, SEVAK AVANESYAN