Cellist Eun-Sun Hong (South Korea), has won the 15,000 Euro First Prize at the 2014 Enescu Cello Competition in Bucharest, Romania. New England Conservatory cellist Tony Rymer (USA) received the 10,000 Euro Second Prize and Sarah Rommel of USC (USA), the 5000 Euro Third Prize.
Eun-Sun Hong has performed with important international orchestras such as The Seoul Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Russia Philharmonic, and the South Korean Chamber Orchestra. At only 25, she won the Third Prize in the Tschaikovsky International Competition.
Tony Rymer, photo by Glenn Triest
Cellist Tony Rymer has already performed major concerti to critical acclaim with the Atlanta Symphony, Boston Pops, Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, and Pittsburgh Symphony, among others. A native of Boston, Tony attended the Walnut Hill Arts School and then NEC, where he studied many years with CelloBello founder Paul Katz, and with Laurence Lesser. He is featured on this CelloBello website in many CelloBello lessons with Paul Katz, as well as in Pieter Wispelwey’s master class of the Schubert “Arpeggione” Sonata.
Reached for comment, Rymer said, “Performing with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ovidiu Bălan was Continue reading