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Ziyang Zhao
1st Prize

Nationality: China

Age: 15

Stage: Final


STAGE ONE - SELECTION: György Ligeti, Sonata for Solo Cello; N. Paganini, Caprice No. 24

FINAL: Elgar, Cello Concerto, I.-II. mov.; D.Popper, Elfentanz (Dance of Elves), Op.39

Ziyang Zhao was born in December 2008. She is currently studying at the Music Middle School Affliated to shanghai Conservatory of Music, where she studies with Professor Jiwu Li and Professor Jian Wang. She is also studying chamber music with Professor Yu Yinjia and Professor Lan Hancheng.

5th Danubia Talents International Online Music Competition Hungary, 2020, String - Absolute First Prize; 2022 Radda Rise International String Competition, Cello and Bass Division - First Prize; 2022 2nd Swiss International Music Competition, Lugano,Switzerland, S2 Strings - First Prize; Gustav Mahler Prize Cello Competition 2023 - First Prize; 2023 58 th International instrumental Markneukirchen Cello Competition - Max-Reger-Preis; 2023 Pila Festival & Academy - DYPLOM GRAND PRIX;

2023 Cello Akademie Rutesheim (Prof. Danjulo Ishizaka)
2019 Finland cellofest Summer Academy (Prof. Martti Rousi)
2018, 2019 Hello Cello Qingdao International Cello Festiva (Prof. Liwei Qin)

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