Eoin Ducrot is Founder and 1st violinist of the “Opalio Quintet” ensemble and since 2020 he teaches as assistant at the Hochschule für Musik Basel for the class of Prof. Raphael Oleg.
Eoin Ducrot is a prizewinner at several international and national competitions such as Rahn Kultur Wettbewerb, Dienemann Stiftung Wettbewerb and B.O.G Stiftung Wettbewerb
Mr. Ducrot has an official Duo with Italian pianist Chiara Opalio, with whom he won 1st prize in the HSM Duo-Wettbewerb. They have also been personally invited by Sir András Schiff for the Beethoven festival in Bonn in June 2019.
Mr. Ducrot has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Sinfonieorchester Basel, CSM Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra du Cnr de Nantes.
Mr Ducrot is a guest player in Tonhalle Orchester Zurich and has also worked with the Irish Chamber Orchestra.
Eoin completed his Masters in Switzerland with unanimous maximum marks.
He has worked with world renowned musicians such as András Schiff, Midori, Sarah Chang, Ferenc Rados, Ana Chumachenko, Dénes Várjon and members of Hagen, Casals, Kelemen, Danish, Doric, Zemlinsky, Danel and Vanbrugh quartets amongst many others.