The George Enescu International Competition has announced another winner of this year’s edition. After the cello section, the violin jury awarded First Prize to Romanian violinist Maria Marica. Stefan Aprodu (Romania, 18), won Second Prize and Grégoire Torossian (France, 21) Third Prize.

Maria Marica was born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in a family of musicians, and started playing the violin at the age of seven. She studied with Nicușor Silaghi and is currently studying with David Grimal at the Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken. The latter was a member of the jury!

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