Former Prize Winners

Competition 2014

Fédor Roudine

Born in 1992 in Moscow into a family of musicians – his grandfather is the composer Edison Denisov –, Fédor Roudine began playing the violin at the age of five. Since 1999 he used to study at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris in the class of Larissa Kolos, where he finished his studies at the age of 11 with a diploma. At the same time he studied in Paris under Miroslav Rusin, Philippe Coutelen, Alexander Brussilovsky and Svetlin Roussev. In 2005 he got accepted at the class of the renowned Prof. Zakhar Bron at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln.

Roudine is the winner of numerous first prizes of international competitions such as International Louis Spohr Competition (Germany, 2004), International Aram Chatschaturjan Comeptition in Yerevan (Armenia, 2012), International Violin Competition “Premio Rodolfo Lipizer” in Gorizia (Italy, 2013) and Valesia Musica International Violin Competition (Italy, 2014).

He performs in Paris regularly – i.a. at the Comédie des Champs- Élysées and at the Théâtre Mogador. He gives concerts as a soloist at Kölner Philharmonie, Laesizhalle Hamburg, Carnegie Hall (USA), in Canada and Japan. Furthermore he plays with orchestras such as Orchestre National de l’Opéra Bastille, the Moscow Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Fédor Roudine plays a copy of the “Kreutzer” Stradivarius, made by Florian Leonhard Fine Violins in London.

Roudine has won the 1st prize and the youth jury award at the 5th International Violin Competition Henri Marteau (2014).