French Cellist Edgar Moreau Awarded Swiss Arthur Waser Career Bursary
21 year old French cellist Edgar Moreau has today been announced as the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Arthur Waser Prize.
Established in 1999 to support social and cultural projects in Africa and Switzerland, Edgar will receive CHF 25,000 (US $27,000) to assist the development of his career – and an orchestral solo debut with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.
‘”I am honored to receive the Arthur Waser Award in the wonderful city of Lucerne,’ Edgar has said, ‘...this award will give me the opportunity to launch projects that interest me passionately.’
Edgar is former prize winner at the Tchaikovsky International Cello Competition – and was in 2014 awarded 1st prize at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, in New York.