Ivan Monighetti

Country

Russia, Switzerland


Cellist and Artistic Director of the Viva Cello International Festival (Basel)



Biography


Is among the most brilliant cellists trained by Mstislav Rostropovich. In 1974 he won the Second Prize at the V International Tchaikovsky Competition. From that time on he has toured throughout Europe, America and Japan. He is one of the leading performers of avant-garde music and also conducts. He is a professor at the Basel Academy of Music. Since 2010 he has been the Artistic Director of the Viva Cello International Festival in Basel.

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