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  • Bartosz-Dworak

    New international jazz violin competition awards first €10,000 prize


    Bartosz Dworak has won the €10,000 first prize at the inaugural Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition. The 26-year-old received the award on 19 July at a gala concert in Kraków, Poland. The competition was held as part of the city’s 2014 Summer Jazz Festival. ...

  • Astrig Siranossian Nicolaj Lund

    Cellist wins £8,000 first prize at 2013 Penderecki Competition


    French–Armenian cellist Astrig Siranossian has won the first prize at the second International Krzysztof Penderecki Cello Competition. The 25-year-old (pictured) received PLN40,000 (£8,000) and performance opportunities with a number of Polish orchestras. She was also awarded two special prizes, including one for the best performance of Penderecki’s ...