Ivan Karizna
Belarus, °1992
CELLO 2017 : Fifth Prize
Born into a family of musicians, Ivan Karizna is a graduate of Jérôme Pernoo’s class at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris. At just 19 years of age, he won the Third Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011. He won the first prizes in two other international competitions, the Umanitaria in Milan in 2015 and the Luis Sigall in Chile in 2016. He has appeared as a soloist with several famous orchestras, including the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, and the Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Ivan Karizna has taken part in many festivals, including the Yuri Bashmet International Music Festival and the Festival International de Colmar. Since 2016, he has been studying at the Kronberg Academy, under Frans Helmerson.

Instrument : Gand & Bernardel Frères


2016-ongoing Frans Helmerson
2009-2016 Jerome Pernoo
1999-2009 Vladimir Perlin


2016-ongoing Kronberg Academy
2009-2016 Licence, Master, DAI (3rd degree) - Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris
1999-2009 School and College - Republican Musical College in Minsk (Belarus)


2016 Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico City) - Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (dir.)
2016 Corporacion Musical "Semanas Musicales" de Frutillar (Teatro del Lago, Chile) - National Young Orchestra, Rodolfo Fisher (dir.)
2014 Casa da Música (Porto) - Symphony Orchestra of Porto, Olari Elts (dir.)
2013 A tour in Germany (Berin Art Management) : Helsinki Music Center, Robert-Schumann-Saal, Tonhalle (Dusseldorf), Kurhaus Casino (Baden-Baden), Die Glocke (Bremen), Musik Kongresshalle (Lubeck), Laeiszhalle (Hamburg), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Stadthalle (Gütersloh), Cuvilliés Theatre (München) - Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (dir.)
2012 Palais de s Beaux-Arts (Brussels, Belgium) - Eliane Reyes (piano)
2012 Saint-Petersbourg Philharmonia - Academic Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Dmitriev (dir.)
2012 Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow, Russia) - Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin (dir.)
2012 Salle Pleyel (Paris) -Alexander Romanovsky (piano)
2012 Festival Stars of the White Nights Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre (Saint-Petersbourg, Russia) - Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (dir.)
2011 Benaroya Hall (Seattle, USA) - Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (dir.)


2016 International Competition Luis Sigall (Vina del Mar, Chile) - 1st Prize
2015 International Competition Umanitaria (Mian, Italy) - 1st Prize;
2013 International Prize Guillermina Sugia (Porto, Portugal) - 1st Prize
2011 XXII International Competition FLAME (Paris) - 1st Prize
2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, Russia) - 3rd Prize
Final 2017: Ivan Karizna - Shostakovich
Final 2017: Ivan Karizna - Hosokawa
Semi-final 2017: Ivan Karizna - concerto
Semi-final 2017: Ivan Karizna - recital
Final (03/06/2017)
Toshio Hosokawa Sublimation
Dmitry Shostakovich Concerto n. 1 in E flat major op. 107
Ivan Karizna, cello
Brussels Philharmonic, dir. Stéphane Denève

Récital (17/05/2017)

Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude (Suite n. 6 in D major BWV 1012)
Johann Sebastian Bach Sarabande (Suite n. 6 in D major BWV 1012)
Johann Sebastian Bach Gigue (Suite n. 6 in D major BWV 1012)
Sergey Prokofiev Sonata in C major op. 119
David Popper Dance of the Elves
Annelies Van Parys Chacun(e) sa chaconne
Ivan Karizna, cello
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist

Concerto (20/05/2017)

Joseph Haydn Concerto n. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb:1
Ivan Karizna, cello
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Frank Braley
First round (13/05/2017)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Robert Schumann Mit Humor
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C major G. 17
Ivan Karizna, cello
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Lidy Blijdorp, cellist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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