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BREAKING | Trio Marvin Awarded Grand Prize at Melbourne International Chamber Music Comp

The Trio Marvin has been awarded the 2018 Grand Prize at the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition

The Berlin-based Trio Marvin has today been awarded 1st prize in the Trio division, plus the 2018 Grand Prize, at the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition - in Melbourne, Australia.

Comprising violinist Marina Grauman, cellist Marius Urba and pianist Vita Kan, the ensemble are former major winners at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University Competition and the Internazionale Premio Trio di Trieste.

The Trio Marvin will receive AUD $52,500 (US $39,000) in total - plus a Musica Viva Australian recital tour - plus a number of significant career development opportunities.

1st prize in the String Quartet division was awarded to the Goldmund Quartet from Germany.

2nd and 3rd prizes in the Trio division were awarded to the Trio Gaon and the Amatis Piano Trio.

2nd and 3rd prizes in the String Quartet division were awarded to the Eliot Quartett and the Callisto Quartet.

“The standard has been exceptional, making the jurors’ decision extremely challenging …” Competition Artistic Director Wilma Smith has said.

“We’ve been privileged to witness the future of chamber music taking shape right here in Melbourne ... and what a future that will be,” she has said.

The 2018 jury comprised: Sonia Simmenauer, Ian Munro, Simin Ganatra, Gerhard Schulz, Yura Lee, Alasdair Tait and Kyril Zlotnikov.

Previous prize winners include: The Noga Quartet, Giocoso String Quartet and the Linos Piano Trio.

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