Marcel Johannes Kits
Estonia, °1995
Semi-final 2022 : Marcel Johannes Kits - recital
From the age of four, Marcel Johannes Kits showed a great interest in the cello. He began his training in Tallinn, then continued his studies in Germany under Francis Gouton and Jens Peter Maintz. He has mostly performed in his home country, Estonia, and in Europe, (at the Elbphilharmonie, the Boulez Saal, and the Berliner Philharmonie, among other venues) and has also played in St Petersburg, Moscow, and Israel. He has also appeared as a guest at, among other events, the Olympus Festival and the Festpiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He won first prize at the International Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria in 2016 and at the Enescu Competition in Romania in 2018 and was a semi-finalist of the ARD International Music Competition in 2019. Passionate about chamber music, he has played in a trio since he was nine years old with Robert Traksmann and Rasmus Andreas Raide, with whom he has recorded numerous CDs for the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, the foundation that loans him the Francesco Ruggieri cello he plays.
Semi-final 2022 : Marcel Johannes Kits - recital

Récital (20/05/2022)

Robert Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70
Daan Janssens Wie aus der Ferne
Francis Poulenc Sonata FP 143
Julius Klengel Scherzo op. 6
Marcel Johannes Kits, cello
Naoko Sonoda, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Cello 2017
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