Diana Ligeti

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Following musical studies in Rumania, the cellist Diana Ligeti entered the Paris Conservatoire post-graduate program. She soon attracted the attention of Lord Yehudi Menuhin, and in 1994?-?1995 attended the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad (Switzerland). Ms. Ligeti also holds a Master’s degree in Musicology from the Sorbonne Paris University. Winner of many competitions in her native Rumania, Ms. Ligeti was a finalist in the prestigious Munich Competition in 1992, and won First Grand Prize at the Douai International Cello Competition the same year. In 1996, the Trio Ligeti won First Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition in Osaka (Japan). Since then, she has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in numerous festivals around the world. Ms Ligeti has recorded for Arion, Leman Classics, the Japan Chamber Music Foundation, Warner, Polymnies and others. Her two most recent CD with the Ensemble “Musique Oblique” was rated with highest honors by the French press. Diana Ligeti is invited for regular master classes in Europe and Brazil. Equally at home and enthusiastic about baroque performance, she has collaborated with the Lacrimae Consort ensemble. In addition to her performance activities, Diana Ligeti teaches side reading for strings at the Paris Conservatoire and cello at the Music School of Bourg-la-Reine.