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2024-2025 Season

Zlatomir Fung

Zlatomir Fung


Tuesday, September 24, 2024
7:30 PM
The Rockefeller University
Caspary Auditorium
1230 York Avenue at East 66th Street
New York, NY 10065


The youngest cellist ever to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition, the 24-year-old, Zlatomir Fung, has already proven himself a star among the next generation of world-class musicians. Of Bulgarian and Chinese heritage, Mr. Fung was born into a family of mathematicians and began playing cello at age three. He studied at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Richard Aaron and Timothy Eddy, where he was a recipient of the Kovner Fellowship. A winner of the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and the 2017 Astral National Auditions, Mr. Fung has taken the top prizes at the 2018 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, the 2016 George Enescu International Cello Competition, and the 2015 Johansen International Competition for Young String Players, among others. He was selected as a 2016 US Presidential Scholar for the Arts and was awarded the 2016 Landgrave von Hesse Prize at the Kronberg Academy Cello Masterclasses. Mr. Fung was announced as a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Winner in 2022 and awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2020.

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