Competitions, Awards and Appointments: January 2022


This month’s competition results, appointments and forthcoming contests


Japanese cellist Michiaki Ueno, 25, has won the Geneva International Competition’s cello division and CHF20,000 (£16,000), as well as the Concerts de Jussy Prize (CHF3,000) and Young Audience Prize (CHF1,000). Ueno is currently an artist-in-residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium. Canadian Bryan Cheng, 24, won the CHF12,000 second prize, while the third place and CHF8,000 went to 15-year-old South Korean cellist Jaemin Han…

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