|Born in Bucharest in 1983, violinist Christian Fatu is recognized as one of today’s most exciting young violinists, praised for his virtuosity, technique and bright artistry. He has presented numerous solo recitals for audiences in Austria, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Hungary, Italy, Tunis, Israel, Japan and the United States. Fatu has also taken part in many music festivals around the world such as the International Music Academy in Freyburg, Maine (2007); the International Summer Academy Prag-Wien-Budapest in Austria (2004); the Kyoto International Music Students Festival in Japan, representing the Bucharest National University of Music (2003); and L’Octobre Musical de Carthage in Tunisia (1999).
He has won over 25 prizes in various international competitions including the First Prize at Kingsville International String Competitions, Texas, USA (2008); First Prize, Naftzger Auditions, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA (2009 & 2008); First and Grand Prize at “Remember Enescu” International Violin Competition in Romania (2000); First Prize at the “Rovere D’oro” International Music Competition in Italy (1996); and First Prize at “Citta di Stressa” International Music Competition in Italy (1995 & 1994). The Murnauer Tagblatt in Germany praised his “wonderful virtuosity as well as perfect technique.”