Because the winner of the 2022 Gustav Mahler Cello Competitors, German cellist Constantin Siepermann will obtain the prize cash of 30,000 CZK (approx. $1,400 USD). He’s at the moment a pupil of Jean-Guihen Queyras on the Freiburg College of Music.
Based mostly in Jihlava within the Czech Republic, the place Mahler lived for fifteen years, the competitors is organized by the Gustav Mahler Institute Prague. Cellists of any nationality had been invited to use, and there have been eleven separate age classes, with all opponents aged 30 or youthful.
This 12 months, the competitors ran on-line, with all candidates submitting pre-recorded entries. There have been no repertoire necessities, however all gamers had been required to carry out from reminiscence.
A variety of different prizes was additionally awarded; you may view the total outcomes right here.
“The extent of all of the younger cellists was extraordinarily excessive, however just one can win, and we’re glad that there was a consensus within the jury,” mentioned jury chair Petr Nouzovský. “Thanks to my unbelievable colleagues within the jury! I’m trying ahead to seeing you all in Jihlava sooner or later.”
You possibly can view Siepermann’s profitable recording beneath.