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Claudio Bohorquez (Christine Schneider)

Claudio Bohórquez

Claudio Bohórquez, of Peruvian and Uruguayan descent, has been hailed as one of the most exciting and fascinating musicians of his generation by conductors, audiences, concert presenters and critics alike. He has performed as a soloist with an impressive range of internationally renowned orchestras and conductors and played with famous chamber music partners.Claudio Bohórquez grew up in Germany and currently lives in Berlin, where he also works on a variety of special projects in the field of the visual and performing arts.A student of Boris Pergamenschikow, Claudio Bohórquez achieved success at an early age at international competitions such as the Tchaikovsky Youth Competition in Moscow and the Rostropovich Cello Competition in Paris. This culminated in 2000 with three awards at the first International Pablo Casals Competition held under the auspices of the Kronberg Academy: Marta Casals Istomin presented Claudio Bohórquez with first prize, a special award for the best chamber music, and also the use of Casals' Gofriller cello for a period of two years.

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