Edicson Ruiz is one of most successful bass soloists of the present time, and his virtuosity impresses audiences the world over. He is a regular guest at festivals such as the Salzburg Festival, the Lucerne Festival and the Warsaw Chopin Festival, and has performed concerts in major metropolises such as New York, Berlin, Tokyo and Madrid.
At the age of 15, Edicson Ruiz took first place at the International Solo Bass Competition in Indianapolis, USA. One year later, in 2001, became the youngest member of the Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic. During this time, Edicson Ruiz won a job at the Berlin Philharmonic. He has premiered numerous works written for him by composers such as Heinz Holliger, Rudolf Kelterborn and Roland Moser.
His chamber music activities have led him to close relationships with Anner Bylsma, Heinz Holliger, Elliot Carter, Maurice Bourgue, Klaus Thunemann, Sabine Meyer, Lars Vogt and Jörg Widmann. He has recorded numerous CDs with Berlin Philharmonic, which emphasize his passion for the music of the 18th century. International television productions also bear witness to his versatile achievements.
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Doublebass: Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi 1754
Bow: H. R. Pfretzschner 1930