Linus Roth ~ ViolinistBorn in 1977 in Ravensburg, Linus Roth was accepted to Prof. Nicolas Chumachenco's class at the Freiburg Conservatory at the age of 12. He continued with his studies in 1993 under the wing of Zakhar Bron at the Luebeck conservatory, where he passed his artistic final exams in 1998/99. Roth is the recipient of numerous national and international violin competition awards such as the "Wieniawski-Lipinski Competition" held in Lublin, and the "International Violin Competition Novosibirsk" where he received an honourable award for the best Bach interpretation. In 2006 Linus Roth received the "Echo Classik" of the German Phonoacademy as "Best Newcomer". He plays a violin "Dancla" by Antonio Stradivari, built in the year 1703.
"His stylistic knowledge is highly developed and his open, charismatic personality convinces me every time I hear him." (Prof. Anne-Sophie Mutter)