Russian cellist, 25, wins Naumburg in New York

Lev Sivkov, from Siberia, took the $15,000 first prize at the Naumburg 2015 International Cello Competition.  A student of Jean-Guihen Queyras at Freiburg, Sivkov also wins two New York recitals.

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Tied for second place were Juilliard’s Jay Campbell, 26, and Brannon Cho, 21.

The jury: Nicholas Mann, David Geber, Natasha Brofsky, Thomas Demenga, Norman Fischer, Bonnie Hampton, Marta Casals Istomin, Michael Kannen, Hei Yi Nei, and Richard Wernick.

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