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  • date of birth: October 24, 1995
  • currently studying at the New England Conservatory with Prof. Laurence Lesser;
  • studied at the Manhattan School of Music with Prof. Philippe Muller;
  • participated in masterclasses given by Ivry Gitlis, Steven Isserlis, Heinrich Schiff , Uzi Wiesel, Menahem Pressler, Clive Greensmith, Frans Helmerson, Jian Wang, Ferenc Rados, Hans Jørgen-Jensen, Renaud Capuçon;
  • collaborated with Maxim Vengerov, Mischa Maisky, Menahem Pressler, Alexandra Soumm, Itamar Golan and Polina Osetinskaya;
  • plays on a cello made in Cremona in 1798 by Giovanni Battista Ceruti.


First Round

Piatti Caprice Op. 25 No. 6

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb/2

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Brahms Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major Op. 99

Hindemith Sonata for Solo Cello Op. 25 No. 3

Popper Elfentanz Op. 39


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

Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C major Op. 119


Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat Major Op. 107