Constantin Borodin



You should never give up. You have to keep going. Every failure will be yet another step along the road to success. It will always be like that and every person will be rewarded for the hard work they put in.

Constantin Borodin – cello

D. Gabrielli – Ricercar no. 5
J.S. Bach – Prélude from Suite No. 3 in C major BWV 1009
Recorded at The Romanian Youth National Centre of the Arts – October 2022
Video concept: Virgil Oprina


Culture is nourishment for the soul, and artists have a very important mission, that of opening up the heart, of communicating at the level of the soul, of touching people’s inner sensitive string.

Constantin Borodin introduces himself

Recorded in October 2022


Constantin Borodin


(b. 1994, Chișinău)

Constantin Borodin started studying the cello at the age of six in his native Chișinău. After finishing lycée, he moved to Bucharest where he took his Degree and M.A. at the National University of Music, in the class of Professor Marin Cazacu.

Over the years, he has been awarded two Erasmus grants, the first to study at the Royal Conservatory in Ghent, the second, at the Arts University, Berlin. He regularly takes part in national and international competitions and has won twenty prizes hitherto. He has taken masterclasses given by distinguished musicians and professors including Gautier Capucon, Valentin Răduțiu, Stefan Popov, Justus Grimm, Jeroen Reuling, Cătălin Ilea, Mirel Iancovici, Konstantin Heidrich, Reinhardt Latzko, Judith Ermert, Miklos Perenyi, and Sebastian Klinger, as well as chamber music masterclasses. He has been awarded a SoNoRo scholarship, giving concerts in Italy and Romania, has taken part in Isa 18 masterclasses in Austria and the ECMA Masterclass in Switzerland, and masterclasses at the Rutesheim Cello Academy, the Ochsenhausen Landesacademie, and Lumières d’Europe.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Bremen Alt-Hastedter Chamber Orchestra, the Radio Romania Chamber Orchestra, the National Youth Orchestra of the Republic of Romania, the Dinu Lipatti Philharmonic, and the Ion Dumitrescu Philharmonic. He has given recitals in Berlin, Strasbourg, Rutesheim, Reichenau an der Rax, Ochsenhausen, Berne, Bucharest, Sibiu, Chișinău, and other cities.

Constantin Borodin is the recipient of a Paul Hindemith Society, Berlin, scholarship and of a Deutschlandspipendium. The has also received scholarships from the Princess Margareta of Romania Foundation, U.N.I.M.I.R., and the Rotary Club. He is a member of the Romanian Youth Orchestra and the Violoncellissimo ensemble. Since October 2020 he has been studying for an M.A. at the Arts University, Berlin, in the class of Professor Konstantin Heidrich.