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Santiago Cañón-Valencia

24 - Colombia

Men

A student of Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt at the Kronberg Academy.

His recent debuts include solo engagements with the Brussels Philharmonic, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Soloists, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and other collectives.

From 2011 he is sponsored by the Mayra & Edmundo Esquenazi scholarship and is also a  recipient of the MPower Artist Grants by the Sphinx Organization (2016). He was awarded the prestigious Monini Prize at the Spoleto Festival (2017). A winner of the Janos Starker Award (2018).

A major prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth, Sphinx, Casals, Cassado, and Beijing International Cello Competitions.


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