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Conductor, cellist, pianist
Alexander Rudin is a renown in the world cello player, a conductor performing with symphony orchestras and chamber orchestras, a pianist, a clavier player, a professor of the Moscow State Conservatory, a researcher of ancient scores, the author of edited scores of chamber music, the author of original musical cycles. Alexander Rudin is a new kind of performer in Russia - universal musician.
Alexander Rudin's repertoire is truly vast and includes cello music of four centuries, both popular ones and the ones never performed before.
Many outstanding musicians of our time are his partners, such as Mikhail Pletnev, Eliso Virsaladze, Nikolai Lugansky, Alexei Lubimov, Natalia Gutman, Anthony Marwood, conductors Sir Roger Norrington, Michail Pletnev, Eri Klas, Vladimir Fedoseev, Saulius Sondeckis, Dmitry Kitaenko, and many more.