For full functionality of this page it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser Florian SCHMIDT-BARTHA | George Enescu Festival



  • date of birth: 22nd of January 1991
  • is the 1st cellist of the Russian-German MusicAcademy under the direction of Valery Gergiev
  • has performed as a soloist with the Romanian State Philharmonic “Moldova” Iasi, the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, South-West German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim, Chamber Orchestra of Frankfurt Soloists, North German Philharmonic Orchestra Rostock and the Reflektor Ensemble
  • has performed chamber music throughout Europe, Russia, Turkey and Australia
  • plays a Cello by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (Paris 1844)


Prizes: Laureate of The German National Music Competition for Youth, The International Music Competition Stockholm in 2014, The “Agustín Aponte” International Music Competition Tenerife in 2017



First Round

Popper Etude no. 20 op. 73

Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70


Second Round

BrahmsSonata op. 99

LigetiSonata for Solo Cello

Popper Elfentanz op. 39



EnescuSonata no. 2 in C major op. 26

Shostakovich Sonata in D minor op. 40



Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104