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  • date of birth: January 8, 2001
  • studied at the Hochschule für Musik Köln with Prof. Katharina Deserno and Prof. Maria Kliegel;
  • studies at the Kronberg Academy and Hochschule für Musik Frankfurt with Prof. Frans Helmerson;
  • participated in masterclasses given by Jens Peter Maintz, Leonid Gorokhov and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt;
  • performed in concert halls such as the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Kölner Philharmonie, Herkulessaal München and the Beijing Concert Hall, with the Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and the WDR Symphony Orchestra.

Prizes: laureate of the Concours Flame in Paris, International Cello Competition Antonio Janigro, Edmond Baert Cello Competition


First Round

Piatti Caprice Op. 25 No. 8

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb/1

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D. 821

Hindemith Sonata for Solo Cello Op. 25 No. 3

Davidov At the Fountain Op. 20 No. 2


Enescu Cello Sonata No. 2 in C major Op. 26

Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor Op. 40


Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85