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Welcome to the Enescu Competition! You have made a great choice for your career! Some of the remarkable cellists who participated in the George Enescu International Competition before you, and who have launched their international careers after the Competition, are: Tian Bonian (China), Valentin Răduțiu (Romania), Michal Korman (Israel), Eun-Sun Hong (South Korea), Marcel Johannes Kits (Estonia) and many more. The winners of the Enescu Competition will receive financial prizes, masterclasses and will benefit of international publicity. Winning the first place at the Enescu 2020 Competition represents your direct ticket for performing on the stage of the George Enescu International Festival, in the 2021 edition.

Results for the Cello Section 2020

Preselection Jury

Competition Jury


Vasile Jucan

Filip Papa

Răzvan Suma

David Geringas – President of the Jury

Myung-Wha Chung

Leonid Gorokhov

Alexandra Guțu

Frans Helmerson

Arto Noras

Meehae Ryo

Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi

Raphael Wallfisch

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