Sunday, July 30, 2017

Stefan Aprodu | 1st Prize | Violin 2017 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Ştefan APRODU is a 12 year violinist who attends the course of „Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts in Bucharest in the sixth year of study, mentored by his violin teacher, Magdalena URSU.

He has won more than 40 both national and international prizes, and also 4 Grand Prizes.

As international prizes it is worth mentioning 1st Prize at „The Muse” International Competition in Santorini – Greece, September 2013; 1st Prize at the International Competition „Remember Enescu” and the Special Prize for the best performance of George Enescu's work, July 2013; 1st Prize at the International Competition ”Cornelia Bronzetti”, July 2014; 1st Prize at and The Grand Prize at the International Competition ”The Muse”, 2016; 1st Prize at the International Competition London Grand Prize Virtuoso, London – England, 2016, 1st and 2nd Prizes at the Online International Competition ”Great Composers Competition”, 2016).

Stefan Aprodu performed on many scenes not only all over Romania, but also at Fermo (Italy, 2014), The Grand Opera and Ballet in Tirana (Albania, 2015), at the Diplomatic Mission for Peace and Prosperity in Tirana (Albania, 2015), at the Awards Ceremony of the Grand Prize Competition, Royal Albert Hall - Elgar Room, London (England, 2016).

Ştefan Aprodu has also performed with orchestras as the ”Augustin Bena” Alba County Chamber Orchestra – 2015, two concerts with the Youth Orchestra of „Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts in Bucharest at the Grand Hall of the Romanian Atheneum – March 2016, and also with the Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the Japanese conductor Koichiro Kanno.

He has also attended several master classes run by Suren Akhnazaryan (2013), Tatiana Polozova (2014), Evgenya Chugaeva (2015), George Tudorache (2015/2016), Mihaela Martin (2016).


1. Polonaise in D by H. Wieniawski, 5:27 - STEFAN APRODU


2. Moses Fantasy, Variation on G String by N. Paganini, 5:35 - STEFAN APRODU


3. Meditation by J. Massenet, 4:21 - STEFAN APRODU

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