BORN IN

Bucharest, Romania

INSTRUMENT

Principal Bass

Răzvan Popescu was born in 1987 in Bucharest. He started studying the double bass at the age of 16, gaining numerous National and International Prizes, and in 2014, he was a laureate of the prestigious Sperger International Competition in Andernach, Germany.

Between 2006 and 2012, Răzvan studied at the National University of Music in Bucharest, Professor’s Ștefan Thomasz class. In 2015 he received his Master’s Degree from the Nürnberg University of Music, studying under Professor’s Dorin Marc guidance.

Răzvan was the principal double bass assistant at the Statstheater Nürnberg Orchestra (2014-2015) and the Staatskapelle Dresden (2015-2016). Since 2016 he’s the principal double bass of the Dresdner Philharmonic Orchestra.