Nutcracker International Competition 2021 – Results

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December 7

On December 6, 2021, the results of the XXII International Television Competition for Young Musicians “The Nutcracker” were announced in Moscow.

“This year, as in the past, the jury and the orchestra in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall switched places. The final was held without an audience, but this did not prevent the creation of a real celebration of music for both the participants and the audience who watched the third round in front of the screens.”

With this words of the organisers we want to present the prize winners of the 2021 edition of the International Television Competition for Young Musicians “The Nutcracker”


“Golden Nutcracker” – Ryan Huang (11 years old, USA-Canada);
“Silver Nutcracker” – Gleb Semenov (13 years old, Russia, Moscow);
“Bronze Nutcracker” – Guillaume Benogliel (8 years old, France).


“Golden Nutcracker” – Sofia Demetriades (13 years old, violin, UK/Russia);
“Silver Nutcracker” – Mariam Abuzahra (13 years old, violin, Austria/Germany);
“Bronze Nutcracker” – Franz Ludwig Serafin Kraggerud (8 years old, cello, Norway).


“Golden Nutcracker” – Dmitry Melkumov (13 years old, oboe, Moscow);
“Silver Nutcracker” – Konstantin Sinev (14 years old, saxophone, Dolgoprudny);
“Bronze Nutcracker” – Semyon Salomatnikov (14 years old, trumpet, Moscow).


Special prize from Yamaha Music – Gleb Semenov (13 years old, Russia, Moscow);
Special prize from scroll fine instruments (violin by Nikolai Stasov (2021)) – Sofia Demetriades (13 years old, violin, UK/Russia);
Audience Award (determined by voting by SMS) – Gleb Semenov (13 years old, Russia, Moscow).

The award ceremony and final concert is available here.

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December 7

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