Razvan Popovici / viola
Razvan Popovici studied in Salzburg, Paris and Freiburg. He has appeared as a soloist in the Théatre-dés-Champs-Elysées, the Cologne Philharmony and the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, and in prestigious venues throughout the world, including the Wigmore Hall and the South Bank Centre in London, Atheneum in Bucharest, Essen Philharmony and Prinzregententheater in Munich. As a member of Ensemble Raro, Razvan Popovici regularly tours Europe, Japan and North America and has released three CDs. Popovici has performed with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Claudio Abbado, Lorin Maazel, Günter Wand, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Daniel Harding. He has been guest principal violist with orchestras such as the Cologne Chamber Orchestra and the Munich Chamber Orchestra, he recorded extensively for the radio and television and has given master-classes all over Europe. He is founder and director of the Chiemgauer Musikfrühlingin Traunstein, the SoNoRo Festival in Bucharest and the chamber music series Pélerinages in Munich.