Romanian-born pianist Radu graduated in 2020 from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with an MMus Distinction, after obtaining a BMus (First Class) from the same institution. He studied under the tutelage of Richard Ormrod.
In this time, he was much in demand as a soloist, playing in a diverse range of events - recitals, concerts and festivals. His continuous wish to self-improve made him an active participant in many national and international piano competitions, where he was awarded prestigious titles. He performs regularly in UK, giving recitals in venues such as St Ann’s Church and Cross Street Chapel (Manchester)
An active chamber and ensemble musician, Radu has played with instrumentalists in Oxford, Southport, London, and Great Bowden (Leicestershire) as well as numerous venues in Manchester. He has also been involved in orchestral projects such as playing the céleste part in Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition as part of the RNCM’s Symphony Orchestra, and playing in a contemporary chamber orchestra performing George Benjamin’s work At First Light in the Wigmore Hall.
Radu has had the privilege to perform in masterclasses with renowned pianists such as Kathryn Stott, Craig Sheppard and Bernard D’Ascoli, as well as having coaching from great chamber music ensembles such as the Sitkovetsky