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Cellist Michael Petrov awarded second Karl Motesiczky Scholarship 2015

Michael Petrov artist 7 Credit Kaupo KikkasMichael Petrov was born in Bulgaria in 1990. In 2002 he took part in the Kronberg masterclasses in Germany, went on to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School, and since 2009 at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Louise Hopkins. In 2013 he was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) and in 2014 won the prestigious GSMD Gold Medal.

Michael is extremely grateful for the generous support of the Guildhall Trust, the Hattori Foundation, Martin Musical Scholarship Fund and the Karl Motesiczky Scholarship funded by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust. He plays on a Testore cello (c.1740) on generous loan from a private individual.

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