Roman Nodel
Ukraine, °1942 - 2014
VIOLIN 1967 : Fourth Prize
Roman Nodel studied at the Central School of Music for Gifted Children and at the Tschaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow under D. Zyganov (the leader of Beethoven-Quartet Moscow). During his studies he has successfully taken part in different international competitions : he has won the 4th prize and a silver medal at the Queen Elisabeth Competition, as well as 6th prize at the 1st Competition in Montreal (Canada) and the 4th prize at the Jacques-Tibaud competition in Paris, among others.

After his studies he worked as soloist and taught at the State Conservatory in Minsk. He has played more than 1000 concerts between 1967 and 1980, such as the following cycles : The history of the violin concerto (18 concerts, from A. Vivaldi and J.S. Bach till A. Berg and D. SChostakovitsch), all violin concertos by W.A. Mozart, 10 sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven.

In 1980 Roman Nodel emigrated to Germany and became the konzertmeister of the State Orchestra of Low Saxony. Since 1987 he is a professor at the Hochschule für Musik Heidelberg-Mannheim. He plays as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, Asia and the USA, with the following conductors : Yuri Aranovich, Rene Defossez, Karl Eliasberg, Kirill Kondrashin, Ferdinand Leitner, Otto Müller, Woldemar Nelsson, Karl Österreicher, Leif Segerstam, George Alexander Albrecht, Juri Temirkanov, Saulus Sondezkis, Douglas Runnicles and many others.

His former students are working in Germany (Berliner Philharmoniker, Bavarian Broadcast Symphony Orchestra and others) and abroad in leading orchestra as soloists, leader of orchestras and orchestra musicians. His former student Stephan Picard is a professor at the Hanns-Eisler College of Music in Berlin.

Roman Nodel gave many master classes in Germany, France and Italy.
He died in 2014.
Final (23/05/1967)
Ernest Chausson Poème op. 25
Victor Legley Concerto pour violon
Dmitry Shostakovich Concerto n. 1 in A minor op. 77
Roman Nodel, violin
Elena Pachkova, pianist accompanist
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The Competition's CD's
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