Andrei Ionuț Ioniță – First Prize

Birth date

Jan. 1, 1994




Studied at the Berlin University of the Arts under Prof. Jens Peter Maintz. In 2009 he won the David Popper International Cello Competition in Várpalota (Hungary); in 2013 he took first place in the Aram Khachaturian International Competition in Yerevan. In 2014 he came in second at the prestigious 63rd ARD International Music Competition in Munich and in the Emanuel Feuermann Competition in Berlin. He has performed with many prominent orchestras in Germany, Russia, and France. He has given solo concerts at the Konzerthaus and Deutsche Oper in Berlin, at the Petit Palais in Paris, and the Cité de Science in Tunis. His upcoming engagements include a performance of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto with the Collegium Musicum in Basel and his début with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester in Berlin. He is very interested in chamber music. He plays a cello made by Giovanni Battista Rogeri in 1671 provided by the German Foundation for Musical Life.

Andrei Ionuț in pictures