Winners Introduced at 2022 Traditional Strings Cello Competitors

(Photograph courtesy: Traditional Strings Competitors)


The 2022 Traditional Strings Cello Competitors passed off on the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Music Corridor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the Last Spherical, which you’ll watch right here.

50 individuals competed, representing 23 nationalities: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and the USA.

Cellist Michaeł Balas received first prize and a particular prize for one of the best efficiency of a Maltese piece. Sydney Lee and Vaclav Petr acquired second and third prize, respectively. Alexey Zhilin was additionally given a particular prize for one of the best efficiency of a obligatory piece.

Balas will be awarded a €50,000 money prize, together with a tour of ten concert events with an honorarium of €5,000 per live performance.

Over the 2 day Last Spherical, every finalist carried out alongside the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra.

This yr’s jury comprised Dominique de Williencourt (France), Boris Andrianov (USA), Suren Bagratuni (USA), Alexander Chaushian (Armenia/UK), Henri Demarquette (France), Julian Lloyd Webber (UK), Philippe Muller (France), Martti Rousi (Finland), Meehae Ryo (South Korea), and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (Japan).

Traditional Strings can be at the moment internet hosting the competitors for Violin from Could 10-23, 2022. The Last Spherical, to be streamed on The Violin Channel, can be from Could 21-23.