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Mathilde Gheorghiu - Violin


Mathilde Gheorghiu is a French violinist; she recently graduated with the Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music, where she studied under the tutelage of Sasha Rozhdestvensky, and completed the scheme with the London Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Foyle Future Firsts Programme.

Previously, she studied at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève under the tutelage of Mihaela Martin, Gwendolyn Masin and Sasha Rozhdestvensky, and obtained her Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees.

She started the violin in 1999 at the Académie de musique Prince Rainier III of Monaco where she obtained the Diplôme d’Etudes Musicales and Diplôme de Perfectionnement with distinction with her violin teacher Louis-Denis Ott.

During her studies she was awarded with the H. S. H. Prince Albert II’ prize and was chosen by the conductor Lawrence Foster to participate for three consecutive summers at the Aspen Music Festival and School in United States where she studied with Cornelia Heard.

Mathilde won the Dvorak’s competition at the Haute Ecole de Musique of Geneva which gave her the opportunity to perform under the Barton of Nathalie Stutzmann at the Victoria Hall in Geneva and the Temple du Bas in Neuchâtel; she is also a second prize holder of the Leopold Bellan International Chamber Music Competition.

The violinist has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Orchestre Philharmonique of Monte-Carlo, Orchestre Régional of Cannes and Orchestre de la Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève.

As a concertist she performed in England, Switzerland, France, Romania. She is also passionate chamber musician and orchestral player, performing across Europe, the U.S.A. and Asia.

Mathilde Gheorghiu was following masterclasses with renowned musicians : Maxim Vengerov, Josef Spacek, Kaija Saariaho, Donald Weilerstein, Mariana Sirbu, Peter Heresthal, Gustavo Beytelmann.

She is currently on trial with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

submission October 2019