Tune in on Thursday, September 8 at 11AM EST for the Final Round of the George Enescu International Cello Competition
We’re coming to you from the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, Romania, for the Final Round of the 2022 George Enescu International Cello Competition.
The in-person program will include 19 recitals and concerts, representing both competition stages and recitals by this year’s jury members. The winners of the 2020/2021 competition, cellist Jaemin Han, violinist Valentin Șerban, and pianist Yeon-MinPark, will also return to the Athenaeum stage as soloists.
The competition is offering 120,000 EUR in total prize money, and the opportunity for the top prize winners in the piano, violin, and cello categories to perform with major international orchestras in the next edition of the George Enescu International Festival.
Leading arts management company Askonas Holt has partnered with the competition to provide the top prize winners with career guidance and mentorship on a non-exclusive basis for one year.
The Cello Section Jury of the 2022 edition is formed of David Geringas (Chairman of the Jury), Natasha Brofsky, Marin Cazacu, Enrico Dindo, Leonid Gorokhov, Alexandra Guțu, Reinhard Latzko, Meehae Ryo and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi.
In today’s Cello Final Round, three competitors will perform with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by maestro Tito Munoz.