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ROMANIA

Born in Freiburg, Germany, Aron Cavassi is the fifth generation of musicians in his family. He graduated in 2019 the University of the Arts in Berlin, class of Prof. Marianne Boettcher, and now continues his master studies at the National University of Music in Bucharest, class of Prof. Gabriel Croitoru.

He won the Grand Prize of the National Competition Paul Constantinescu (Ploieşti, 2010), 1st prize at the International Competition Modest Iftinchi (Bucharest, 2017), 3rd prize at Città di Filadelfia International Competition (Italy, 2018). The distinctions recommended him for a series of collaborations with TVR, Trinitas TV, Radio România Muzical, and the Romanian Cultural Institute in Berlin, Graz and Paris.

He participated in a number of masterclasses and studied with Maxim Vengerov and Liviu Prunaru (Menuhin Academy, Switzerland), with Remus Azoiței (Dinu Lipatti Summer Music Academy, Sinaia), also in the International Workshop of Chamber Music SoNoRo (Montepulciano, Italy), as well as courses led by Pierre Amoyal, Boris Kuschnir, Christian Altenburger, Sergey Kravchenko, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Pavel Vernikov and Svetlana Makarova (at the Santa Cecilia Academy, Bergamo).

He played as a soloist with different ensembles in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria. In Romania he performed as a soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestras in Bucharest, Bacău, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Târgovişte, and the Dr. Ermil Nichifor Orchestra. 

PROGRAM

Online Round
Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K. 219 (1st movement with cadenza)
Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major Op. 30 No. 1
Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28
Paganini Caprice No. 23

Semifinal
Ravel Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major
Enescu Sonata No. 2 in F minor for Violin and Piano Op. 6
Wieniawski Polonaise brillante in D major Op. 4

Final
Brahms Violin Concerto in D major Op. 77