| Antonio Janigro, a famous Croatian-Italian cellist, was the founder and conductor of the Zagreb Soloists from 1954 to 1967. Winner of the 2008 international competition in Zagreb, held in Janigro's honour, is David Eggert, Canada, the 2nd prize went to Tian Bonian, China, and the 3rd prize to Dmitri Prokofiev, Russia.
The International Antonio Janigro Competition for cellists has been initiated in Zagreb in 1996.
MONEY AWARDS in 2008
1st prize 8000 Euro - David Eggert
2nd prize 4000 Euro - Tian Bonian
3rd prize 2000 Euro - Dmitri Prokofiev
finalist diploma - Gnocchi Giovanni
Dmitri Prokofiev, Russia, 3rd prize, in Vatroslav Lisinski Music Hall in Zagreb, with his new Accord Case
Schedule FINALE A
Schedule FINALE B with Zagreb philharmonic orchestra
Antonin Dvorak: Koncert za violončelo i orkestar u H-molu op.104
Sergej Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante za violončelo i orkestar u e-molu op.125
Members of the Jury
Ko Iwasaki, President
Source: International Cello Competition Antonio Janigro
Born in 1984 in Odessa, Georgiy began to play cello in 1990 with Prof. Rymachewskaja-Balon at the Piotr Stoljarski Music School. Georgiy is the First Prize Winner of the International Antonio Janigro Competition in Zagreb, Croatia (1996), the All Union Youth Competition in Urgentch, Usbekistan (1992) and in Belorussia (1993). In 1997 Georgiy moved to Germany to study in Nuernberg with Reiner Faupel, First Cellist of Nuernberg Philharmonic Orchestra. In the following years he won a First Prize at the All-German Youth Competition Jugend musiziert, became a winner of the International Heran Cello Competition in Usti nad Orlici (Czech Republic) and a finalist at Young Concert Artists in Leipzig. From September 2001 to July 2003 he continued to study with Prof. Siegmund von Hausegger at Hochschule fuer Musik Nuernberg-Augsburg, which he graduated with the "Künstlerisches Diplom".
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