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21-23 NOV 2019
Dubai Studio city – SOUND STAGES

Riad Kudsi

Riad Kudsi – A Czech National of Syrian origin, began learning the violin from his father at the age of seven. He then joined the National Conservatory of Aleppo, Syria to become one of its most promising violinists; thus, he was nominated for a full scholarship to continue his music studies in Prague, where he finished his Masters of Arts degree with distinction in 1979. He performed violin recitals, played as a soloist in many International orchestras in a number of European and Arab capitals. Since moving to the UAE in 1986, Mr. Kudsi has been contributing towards the development of the musical culture through teaching, practical training through his Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) established in 1994, and through organizing cultural and charitable concerts and classical music festivals.

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