Romanian violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea wins Brahms Competition in Pörtschach, Austria


Ioana Cristina Goicea took first prize in the violin division of the Johannes Brahms International Competition in Pörtschach, Austria. The 20-year-old from Romania (pictured), who studies with Mariana Sirbu at the 'Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy' Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig, received 2,500 euros. Second prize in the violin division ...

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