Rennosuke Fukuda, a Japanese violinist born in 1999 has been described by The Violin Channel as “quickly building an international reputation as a young virtuoso of outstanding potential”.
Rennosuke won the 2014 Menuhin Competition for young violinists in Austin, TX, USA, which earned him the honour of playing with the Cleveland Orchestra.
Other performances of note include those with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, NDR Radio Symphony Orchestra, National Radio Orchestra of Romania, North Czech Philharmonic, Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, Okayama Philharmonic Orchestra among others.
Rennosuke has worked with conductors such as Giancarlo Guerrero, Dimitri Jurowski, Kazuki Yamada, Norichika Iimori, Masahiko Enkoji and others.
International prizes that Rennosuke has awarded 4th prize at the Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover 2018, 1st prize at the 33rd Valsesia Musica 2017.
And also he won include the Reinhold Wurth Promotion Prize with the highest score in the All Age Group, and the 2013 Sonderpreis “Virtuoz” for best interpretation of a virtuoso piece in the 15th International Kloster Schöntal violin competition in Germany.
In 2017, Rennosuke was awarded the Ivry Gitlis Prix as an active young violinist in the world, and also was awarded a scholarship from Rahn Kulturfonds in Switzerland the same year. Rennosuke is a scholar of le prix d'études du Pour-cent culture Migros in 2019 and 2020.
Rennosuke has studied the violin with Sonoko Kouno, Chihiro Kudo, Machie Oguri, and Keiko Urushihara before moving to Switzerland where he graduated the bachelor at the Heute École de Musique de Lausanne, where he studied under Prof. Pavel Vernikov and Prof. Svetlana Makarova.
Rennosuke is currently studying under Prof. Janine Jansen as a masters student at the Heute École de Musique de Lausanne.
In 2020, Rennosuke became the Artistic Director and the Concertmaster of The MOST(Magical Orchestra of Special Talents)
Rennosuke now performs on a violin made by Nicolo Gagliano (ca. 1773).
Rennosuke has his first album 「Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 2」released from Nippon Columbia.