Praised by the Süddeutsche Zeitung (2013) for his „glowing, distinctive and exciting masculine tone” as „one of the great cello-talents of our time“, cellist Valentin Răduțiu was born in Munich and received his first cello lessons from his father at the age of six. He later studied in Salzburg, Vienna and Berlin with Clemens Hagen, Heinrich Schiff and David Geringas.
Valentin Răduțiu has won national and international competitions, was distinguished several times at the “Jugend Musiziert” competition and the Dotzauer Competition in Dresden, and won first prize at the International „Karl Davidov” Competition in Riga. In 2011 he was honored with the Music Prize of German Business, one of the most important prizes for up-and-coming young musicians in Germany.
In 2012 Valentin Răduțiu won second prize at the „George Enescu” International Competition in Bucharest. Valentin Răduțiu has performed with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester (Berlin), the Czech Philharmonic, the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken, the Symphonieorchester of the MDR (Leipzig) and the SWR Stuttgart, Münchener Kammerorchester, Camerata Salzburg, „George Enescu” Philharmonic (Bucharest), and the Radio-Symphony-Orchestra, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim, Prague Philharmonia, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn and the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, and has appeared at the Berliner Philharmonie, Munich’s Prinzregententheater, Philharmonie and Herkulessaal, the Konzerthaus Berlin, Philharmonic Hall (Riga), Konserthuset Stockholm, Bucharest Atheneum, Hong Kong City Hall, and has partnered with conductors such as Wolfram Christ, Gustavo Gimeno, Pablo Gonzales, Stanislaw Kochanowski, Case Scaglione, Leoš Svárovsky, and Radoslaw Szulc.
He has been heard at numerous festivals, including the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Heidelberger Frühling, Cellobiennale Amsterdam, Honk Kong Arts Festival, SoNoRo, Fürstensaal Classix, Klangspuren Tirol. Valentin Răduțiu performed along: Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, MDR-Symphonieorchester, Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken-Kaiserslautern, Radiosymphonieorchester SWR Stuttgart, Bukarester Enescu-Philharmonie and Radio-Sinfonieorchester, Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, World Youth Symphony, Münchener, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester and Camerata Salzburg undet the baton of Wolfram Christ, Ruben Gazarian, Gustavo Gimeno, Pablo Gonzales, Stanislaw Kochanowski, Leoš Svárovsky und Radoslaw Szulc.
He performed all around the world, in concert halls sucha as Hong Kong City Hall, Philharmonie and Konzerthaus Berlin, Philharmonie and Herkulessaal München, and Romanian Athenaeum (Bucharest). He was invited in festivals like Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Heidelberger Frühling, Cellobiennale Amsterdam, Intermezzo Vilnius, Hong Kong Arts Festival, SoNoRo Festival.