Eoin Ducrot is one of the most exciting Irish violinists of his generation. During his time studying In Ireland, France and Switzerland Eoin has become an all rounded experienced performer, playing regularly as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestra musician. In 2011 at age 17 Eoin received incredible reviews for his premiere of Sam Perkin’s 2nd Violin Concerto “Voice”, dedicated to Eoin Ducrot.
Eoin has an official Duo with Italian pianist Chiara Opalio, with whom he won 1st prize in the HSM Duo Wettbewerb, and they just completed a European recital tour together.
As 1st violinist of the Opalio Quintet he has been finalist in the Credit Suisse Jeune Solistes Competition as well as 2nd prize in Orpheus Competition and has performed at Engadin Festival as well as Swiss chamber music festival Adelboden.
Eoin is also first violinist of the Hydra ensemble based in Cork, Ireland. He was recently the Concertmaster of “Aurora Festival Orchestra” in Sweden and the Basel Hochschule Orchestra and is a regular member of “Neues Orchester Basel”
Eoin recently completed his Bachelor in Switzerland with maximum marks, in the class of Raphael Oleg at the Basel Hochschule fur Musik. He is continuing his studies there, doing a Masters in performance. He has attended masterclasses with world renowned musicians such as Midori, Sarah Chang, Ferenc Rados, Ana Chumachenko and Quartets such as Hagen, Casals, Kelemen, Danish, Doric, Zemlinsky, Danel and Vanbrugh quartets among many others.
The board of trustees of the Rahn Kulturfonds meets twice a year and will consider all fully completed applications received.
Next board meetings:
April 28, 2020
September 24, 2020
The Rahn Kulturfonds supports requests regarding a contribution to the performance fees if:
- it is a project with or by Rahn Kulturfonds prize winners.
- it is a project with Rahn Kulturfonds scholarship holders.
The Rahn Kulturfonds supports its prize winners and scholarship holders during four years after receiving the award.
For the meeting on April 28, 2020, please hand in your complete application no later than April 5, 2020 by email or by filling out the following form.
Rahn Musikpreis 2018, 3. Prize Violin