New Masterclass 2019
take place in Prague
6th - 18th of August
Born in Ukraine, Roman Fedchuk made his solo debut at the age of 11 with the Lviv Philharmonic performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. He is the winner of several international competitions – Jan Kocian International Competition (Czechoslovakia, 1985), “Vianna da Motta” (Lisbon, 1991), Prague Spring (1992), V. Hummel (1993), and the Gernbach International Music Competition (1996).
He has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Moscow Soloists with Yuri Bashmet (concertmaster & soloist), Sicilian Philharmonic, Munich Chamber Philharmonic, Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra ND, Symphony Orchestra at the National Philharmonic of Republic of Moldova, Kislovodsk Philharmonic, Briansk Philharmonic, Zagreb Philharmonic, West Bohemian Symphonic Orchestra, Virtuosi Pragensis, Kursk Chamber Philharnic, Lviv Philharmonic and others orchestras. He has played in the most prominent concert halls in the world, including Prince Albert Hall, Kioi Hall, and Gewandhaus, and served as guest concertmaster with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Churaschsische Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, and the Quintetto da Camera Berlin.
He is a frequent guest of European music festivals including Iserlohn (Germany), Tour (France), Chursachsische Sommer (Germany), the 9th International Festival of Music and Dance in Ubeda (Spain), the 2nd Music Festival in Moscow (Russia), the Bohemia Festival (Czech Republic), International Festival of Vaclav Jirovec (Czech Republic), and Furth (Germany), Summer Music Festival (Prague, Czech Republic), Festival of Contemporary music (Moldova), Olympus Musicus Music Festival (Prague, CzechRepublic) and others.
Additionally, he has recorded a CD of the violin concertos by J. S. Bach, and has toured Japan twice. He studied conducting at the National University of Music in Bucharest under Professor D. Goya and performs internationally as a conductor in countries such as the Czech Republic, Romania and Germany.
Roman Fedchuk studied at the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory under Professor Z. Shihmurzaieva, as well as with D. Tzyganov and Isaac Stern.
He has lived in Prague since 1994 and founded the international ensemble of soloists “Concertino,” which performed successfully in the Czech Republic, France, Spain and Germany. He is a founding member of the Ludwig Piano Quartet, which recorded a CD of the Brahms and Dvorak Piano Quartets (2003). He is also a professor at the State Conservatory in Pilsen (Czech Republic) and member of jury in different Czech and International Violin Competitions, like Competition of all Czech Conservatory, Arthur Grumiaux International Competition Brussel, Belgie, , Chistmas International Competition S. Petersburg, Russia and others.