Competition Award Winners

Competition Award Winners

Group A

1st prize – Mykhailo Synchyshyn, Ukraine
2nd prize – Beatričė Vaškytė, Lithuania 
2nd prize – Smiltė Petrošiūtė, Lithuania 
3rd prize – Anna Plotkina, Russian Federation

 

Group B

1st prize – Tichon Evlanov, Russian Federation
2nd prize – Xinyu Liu, PR China
3rd prize – Bogdan Efremov, Russian Federation 

 

Group C

1st prize – Ettore Pagano, Italy
2nd prize – Jizheng Fang, PR China
3rd prize – Artyom Ioanisyan, Armenia

 

Group D

1st prize – Kyung Jun Lee, South Korea
2nd prize – Florian Pons, France
3rd prize – Kamil Mukhametdinov, Russian Federation

Special prizes:

  • Audience favourite award and special prize sponsored by the Klaipėda Concert Hall – Florian Pons, France
  • An invitation to join the Jury of the 3rd International Klaipėda Cello Competition – Kyung Jun Lee, South Korea
  • Solo concerto performance with the Klaipėda Chamber orchestra as part of its 2020 / 2021 concert season – Florian Pons, France
  • Solo concerto performance with the  Liepāja Symphony orchestra as part of its 2020 / 2021 concert season – Florian Pons, France
  • Visit, performance and recording session at the Villa Casals in El Vendrell, Spain sponsored by the Pau Casals Foundation – Kyung Jun Lee, South Korea
  • Diploma for the best performance of compulsory work Narcissus for solo cello by Arvydas Malcys – Constantin Macherel, Switzerland
  • Diploma for the best performance of compulsory work Serenade for cello and piano by Vladas Jakubėnas – Florian Pons, France
  • Diploma for the best performance of compulsory work Introduction and rondino for cello and piano by Balys Dvarionas – Ettore Pagano, Italy