Gewandhaus names young Armenian as principal cello

Gayane Khachatryan, 23, from Yerevan, has won the audition for Vorspieler of the Gewandhausorchester cello section, equivalent to assistant principal.

Gayane is a former member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and a graduate of the Gewandhaus Mendelssohn-Orchesterakademie.

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  • Norman didnt even mention that they have also a new concertmaster since december …
    So before writing about “new principal cello” which is actually 3.chair , maybe check other informations !

    • And where is this 1. Concertmaster coming from……..? (Mr Lebrecht, do you not interesst yourself for News from Gewandhaus not about ladys?!) In Germany this is, naturaly, big News.

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