The grandson also rises

Russian media are reporting that the new concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic, Fedor Rudin, is the grandson of composer Edison Denisov.

He is also the son of cellist and conductor Alexander Rudin.

The family has lived in Paris since Fedor was six years old. But, they say, all of his teachers were Russian.



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  • I was wondering if he was the son of Alexander Rudin, a great cellist.

    It didn’t require any journalistic coup to find out he’s the grandson of Denisov; it’s on his Wikipedia page.

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