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Markideio Theatre Paphos

Fedor Rudin Trio

The classical music concert series "Technopolis 20 Classics" are beginning the new season with the “Fedor Rudin Trio”.

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Fedor Rudin Trio
Fedor Rudin Trio

Time & Location

08 Sept 2023, 20:00

Markideio Theatre Paphos, Andrea Geroudi 18, Paphos 8010, Cyprus

About the Event

The classical music concert series "Technopolis 20 Classics" are beginning the new season with the “Fedor Rudin Trio”, on the 8th of September 2023, 8pm, at the Markideio Theatre in Paphos. Fedor Rudin, former concertmaster of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and world known violin soloist and Julia Turnovsky, price winner in reputable competitions, as well as soloist with top class orchestras, return to Paphos after their very successful concert in May 2022. The trio will be completed by Senja Rummukainen, a cello soloist who performed with famous or-chestras and price winner in world-known competitions.

Technopolis 20 Classics continues its high-standard concerts with distinguished musicians for another season. We are also very happy to start the new season with our new hospitality sponsor who helps us to continue the concerts in a sustainable manner.

Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy an outstanding concert by the exceptional 'Fedor Rudin Trio', only in Paphos!

The programme to be performed will include:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento String Trio KV 563

Franz Schubert, String Trio trios B-flat major, D 471

Ludwig van Beethoven, Serenade für String Trio von Beethoven in D major, Op. 8.

Entrance: €20 / €7 students

Tickets, Information, Reservations at 70002420.

Supporter: Pafos Municipality

Hospitality Sponsor: Coral Beach Hotel & Resort

Media Sponsor: Cyprus Mail

Sponsors: Photo Larko

A few words about the musicians

In the 22/23 season, Fedor Rudin made his debuts with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kirill Karabits in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto (broadcast on the BBC), with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra under the baton of Petr Popelka (Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 2), with the South Denmark Philharmonic conducted by Johannes Wildner, with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra led by Eivind Gullberg Jensen (Britten Violin Concerto) and with the Pra-gue Radio Symphony Orchestra. With the Deutsches Kammerorchester, he will debut at the Berlin Philharmonie. Chamber music projects will take him for the first time to the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie and the Prague Rudolfinum. At the International Summer Music Academy in Kroměříž, Fedor Rudin has debut-ed under the baton of Tomáš Netopil with Prague Philharmonia.

During the latest concert seasons, he made his debuts as a soloist with the SWR Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSB), the Orchestre de chambre de Paris and the Munich Chamber Orchestra under conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski, Darrell Ang, Christoph Poppen and Lorenzo Viotti. Appearances have taken him to the Paris Philharmonie, the Tonhalle Zurich and the Stern Auditorium of Carnegie Hall in New York, as well as to the Salz-burg Festival and the Schleswig Holstein Music Festival. In the 23/24 season he will make his debut at the Mecklen-burg-Vorpommern Festival.

Fedor Rudin also came to international attention as he got appointed concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic in 2019, becoming the orchestra’s youngest member at that time. A position he has held for three seasons, playing under conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Andris Nelsons, Christian Thielemann and Zubin Mehta, before entirely devoting himself to his own concert activity.

Fedor Rudin is also a graduated conductor himself, beside his violin studies. After completing his conducting studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, he received further valuable artistic impulses in master classes with Jorma Panula, Neeme, Kristjan and Paavo Järvi, Marin Alsop and Isaac Karabtchevsky.

Already at the age of 20, Fedor Rudin was appointed guest conductor of the Georgian National Philharmonic. In September 2022, he made his debut as an opera conductor in a production of Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” at the Opera i Filharmonia Podlaska. Fedor Rudin has also recently led the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (ORF RSO) at the Vienna Musikverein, the Jena

Philharmonic in a benefit concert for Ukraine and the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra among oth-ers.

Born in 1992, grandson of the famous avant-garde composer Edison Denisov, Fedor Rudin grew up in Paris and later studied in Cologne, Salzburg, Graz and Vienna. Because of his musical heritage, he feels particularly committed to the Franco-Russian musical tradition.

He is artistic director of the festival "Rencontres Musicales de Sologne" in France since 2022.

Fedor Rudin plays a violin by Lorenzo Storioni (Cremona, 1779) from the German Musical In-strument Fund, a generous loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben in Hamburg. He is a Thomastik-Infeld artist, has a Private Pilot License and lives with his family in Vienna.

Julia Turnovsky is Prize winner of the international violin competitions David Oistrakh, Carl Flesch and Johannes Brahms. Julia Turnovsky made her debut as a soloist at the age of 13 with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz. Since then, she has performed with numerous or-chestras such as the Japan Century Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Chamber Philharmonic, the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, the Savaria Symphony Orchestra, the Slovakian Sinfonietta Zilina, the Solistes Européens Luxembourg, the Göttingen Symphony Orchestra, the Camerata Salzburg and the North German Philharmonic Rostock under the direction of Michael Hofstetter, Johan-nes Wildner and Pablo Gonzáles.

Previous solo and chamber music debuts have taken Julia Turnovsky to renowned festivals such as the Prague Spring, the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, the Festival Musique de Chambre à Giverny, the Haydn Festival in Eisenstadt and the Festspiele Mecklenburg- Vorpommern, as well as in concert halls such as the Wiener Musikverein, the Wiener Konzerthaus, the Mozar-teum Salzburg, the Rudolfinum Prague and the Philharmonie Luxemburg. In addition, Julia Turnovsky has per-formed as a chamber musician with well- known musicians such as Julian Rachlin, Daniel Hope, Jean Claude Vanden Eynden, Ettore Causa, Jacques Ammon, Julia Hagen, Candida Thompson and Matthias Schorn.

In addition to chamber music and solo activities, she gained experience in various orchestras and ensembles such as the UTOPIA Orchestra, the NDR Radiophilharmonie and the Wiener Vir-tuosen, under conductors such as Teodor Currentzis, Andrew Manze, Ingo Metzmacher and Pierre Bleuse.

Julia Turnovsky was born in Vienna and comes from a family of musicians. She received her first violin lessons at the age of five. In the years 2000-2014 she was taught by Prof. Boris Kuschnir at the Konservatorium Wien University and at the Kunstuniversität Graz.

She plays the violin ''Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin 177*'', kindly provided to her by the

Austrian National Bank.

Senja Rummukainen was awarded the 6th prize in the international Tchaikovsky Competition in 2019. Few years before she won the 1st prize in the national Turku Cello Competition in 2014 and was a finalist in the international Guilhermina Suggia Prize in Portugal. Rummukainen has played as a soloist with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra, and the most important Finnish orchestras such as the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Pori Sinfonietta, Oulu, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Joensuu and Vaasa Orchestras with conductors like Sakari Oramo, Nicholas Collon, Klaus Mäkelä, Leif Segerstam, Dima Slobodeniouk and Jorma Panula.

As a chamber musician Rummukainen is one of the most popular in Finland. She has been a regular guest since already many years at the most important Finnish festivals such as the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Turku Music Festival, Oulu Music Festival and RUSK Chamber Music Festival. She has also worked as one of the artistic directors in the Kamarikesä Festi-val in Helsinki, together with Johannes Piirto, Kasmir Uusitupa, Tami Pohjola and Riina Piirilä from 2017 to 2021. In 2022 she was participating Vevey Spring Classic Festival playing together with Janine Jansen, Nils Mönkemeyer, Daniel Müller-Schott and Francesco Piemontesi.

In season 2022/2023 Senja debuts as a soloist with the Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra with Rune Bergmann, Lahti Symphony Orchestra with Jonathon Heyward and Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic in Lodz, Pilsen Philharmonic and Thüringen Philharmonic. She also goes back to Tapiola Sinfonietta together with Jukka-Pekka Saraste playing Anna Clyne’s Dance. Chamber music highlights include concert with Janine Jansen and friends in Cologne Philharmonic, Be-bersee Festival together with Augustin Hadelich and Ilya Gringolts etc, Eggenfelden Klassisch Festival and Storioni Festival in the Netherlands. During years 2017-2021 she worked as an II principal cellist of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra.

Senja Rummukainen is currently doing her Konzertexamen studies at the Universität der Künste Berlin with professor Jens Peter Maintz. Before finishing her Master’s degree at the same institution, she has studied with Truls Mørk at the Norwegian Academy of Music, Young-Chang Cho at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen, Marko Ylönen at the Sibelius Academy and Taru Aarnio and Allar Kaasik at the East Helsinki Music Institute. Senja has participated master-classes with professors such as David Geringas, Reinhard Latzko and Wolfgang Boettcher. Senja is also giving masterclasses in Cellofest Helsinki, Porvoo Cello Academy and worked as a jury member in Porvoo Cello Competition in 2021.

Her instrument is a cello by Giovanni Grancino (1698), generously loaned to her by the OP Art Foundation. 

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