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Romanian cellist wins Aram Khachaturian Competition

Monday, 17 June 2013

Andrei Ionita, a 19-year-old cellist from Romania, won first prize at the Aram Khachaturian International Competition for cellists, held in Yerevan, Armenia.

Ionita (pictured performing with the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia conducted by Sergey Smbatyan) is a student of Jens Peter Maintz at the Berlin University of the Arts. He received $15,000 (£9,500).

Second prize went to 22-year-old Anna Morozova from Russia. Armenian cellist Gayane Khachatryan, 20, and Aleksandra Perlova, 23, from Russia, shared third prize.

photo: Ashot Avagyan

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