LÉONIE SONNING TALENT PRIZE 2023
Radu Ratoi was born in 1998 in Moldova but lives in Copenhagen today. He started playing the accordion when he was six and won his first competition at nine. Radu completed his bachelor’s studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen in 2021. He has been attending the master’s programme at the same place since 2022. Radu has won more than 30 international competitions and played concerts worldwide, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the DR Concert Hall, Victoria Concert Hall in London, and Tivoli Concert Hall. Radu will use the money from the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize on study trips to Norway, Germany, Spain, and Japan, among others.