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Richter, Rodolfo (violin)
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Rodolfo Richter (violin)

Rodolfo Richter trained as a modern violinist with Klaus Wusthoff and Pinchas Zuckermann and studied composition with Hans Joachim Koellreutter and Pierre Boulez. He studied baroque violin with Monica Huggett at the Royal Academy of Music and has performed with most of Britain’s leading period ensembles. Also in demand as a chamber musician, he regularly collaborates in concerts and recordings with the Bach Players, Sonnerie, and Hausmusik and in 2002 he became a member of the acclaimed Palladians.

Rodolfo was a prize-winner at the prestigious International Early Music Competition for Ensembles in Bruges (2000) and won first prize at the Antonio Vivaldi International Violin Competition (2001). Since then, he is often invited as a soloist and to lead and direct many orchestras, including Barokkanerne (Norway), B’Rrock (Belgium), Harmonia Universalis (Brazil), Academia Montis Regalis (Italy), Hannover Band, St. James Baroque, The English Concert, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Academy of Ancient Music.

He has recorded Vivaldi solo concertos for Opus 111, Bach and Telemann’s Triple Concertos for Channel Classics, Handel’s Trio Sonatas for Harmonia Mundi USA and the first recording of the complete sonatas by Erlebach for Linn Records, Erlebach VI Sonate (Linn CKD270). As a soloist and chamber musician Rodolfo has performed throughout the UK and toured extensively in Europe, USA, South America, Australia, the Middle and Far East (including prestigious venues such as London’s Wigmore Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Wien, Sydney’s City Hall, Chicago’s Orchestra Hall and the Alice Tully Hall in New York). He teaches baroque violin at the Royal College of Music in London.


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