Muhammedjan Sharipov, student of University Mozarteum Salzburg with Prof. Harald Herzl has won the Paul Roczek Award. It comes with a prize winning concert on January 14th, 2019 and a cash award of € 10 000. Sharipov plays a Pluhar violin owned by Mozarteum Salzburg and loaned to him. Many congratulations!
Hear him play the solo in Asor Piazzolla´s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires here
Previous winners of this award include Ziyu He who has gone on to win Eurovision Young Musician’s and Yehudi Menuhin Competitions.
Prior to this Sharipov has won several other auditions and prizes:
3rd prize Arthur Grumiaux (2014)
1st prize in “Remember Enescu Competition” Romania (2015)
1st prize Concorso Ruggiero Ricci (2017)
Pacific Music Festival Orchestra (2018)
Verbier Festival Orchestra (2018)
Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble (2018)
Lucerne Festival Academy (2018)