Professors

ALAIN MEUNIER

Alain Meunier ha svolto i suoi studi musicali al Conservatorio di Parigi  (quattro primi premi), la sua città di nascita. Da allora conduce una vita artistica particolarmente ricca e indipendente attorno al mondo, privilegiando il repertorio della musica da camera. Essendo molto coinvolto nelle prime rappresentazioni assolute di opere del …

MARLIES VAN GENT

Piano

Born in Rotterdam, she began studying pianoforte at her hometown Conservatory. She kept on with her studies in Amsterdam. She got her diploma in education and held Masterclasses in Goslar, Germany, with Erwin Schiffer and Andre Gertler. A consistent number of her students succeeded in piano competitions such as YPF, …

XAVIER PHILLIPS masterclass

After winning several international prizes, Xavier Phillips had a decisive encounter with Mstislav Rostropovich that marked the beginning of a long collaboration, during which the young cellist perfected his skills with the master. He was quickly invited to perform in the leading international venues with such prestigious orchestras as the …

NAZZARENO CARUSI

Musica da Camera

A pupil of Alexis Weissenberg, Viktor Merzhanov and Lucia Passaglia, he has played for many of the major musical institutions and most of his records (including three “live” at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and the Jewel Box Chicago Series) was published by …

MARCO DI BARI Director

Analysis and Music Composition

Born in Casoli (Chieti),he got his diploma in electronic music composition at Milan Conservatory and got his degree in Literature at Chieti University, he teaches composition at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica and at Novara’s Conservatory. Ten years of apprenticeship with Armando Gentilucci have been fundamental. He’s considered to be one of …

ANDREA MANCO Director

Flute

He studied at Lecce’s Conservatory, led by L. Bisanti. He improved at Imola’s Accademia with Persichilli, Mercelli and Cambursano, in Florence with Marasco and at the “Conservatoire Superieure de Musique”, Geneve, with Jacques Zoon. He’s considered to be one of the most brilliant flutists of his generation, he obtained awards …

ADRIANA FERREIRA

Flute

Adriana Ferreira is one of the most remarkable flutists of her generation. In 2010, when she was barely nineteen years old, Adriana won the First Prize, Orchestra Prize and Young Jury’s Prize at the Carl Nielsen International Competition in Denmark. In 2013, she was awarded 3rd Prize at the Kobe …

ANDREA OLIVA

Flute

“One of the best flutists of his generation, a bright star in the flute world”. That’s how Sir James Galway defines Andrea Oliva, First solo flute at Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia Orchestra. He’s already been effective member of Gustav Mahler’s Youth Orchestra, and after having attended von Karajan Academy, …

MAURIZIO VALENTINI

Flute

He got his diploma at Milan Conservatory under the guide of Glauco Cambursano, with whom he kept on improving. He attended courses with some the most important flutists and teachers: A. Marion, M. Larrieu, A. Nicolet, R. Guiot, C. Klemm, P. Gallois, T.Wye. He collaborated with Teatro alla Scala Orchestra …

ZAKHAR BRON

Violin

Zakhar Bron gained fame when he left the Moscow Conservatorium of Music to move to distant Siberia. Far away from political influences in the capital, he created a new world elite of violinists. Through his silent revolution in Siberia, Bron developed the greatest violin talents of today’s concert halls. Vadim …

MAURIZIO SCIARRETTA

Violin

Born in Bologna, Maurizio Sciarretta got his diploma at the “G.B. Martini” Conservatory, in his city, led by Maestro Luigi Rovighi. Then he improved with the most important Maestros from Italy and abroad, such as ZakharBron (whose he is the only Italian recognized pupil), Salvatore Accardo, Franco Gulli, Eugène Sarbu, …

ANTONELLO FARULLI Director

Viola

He is Piero Farulli’s pupil, and one of the most active Italian violinists in concert performing as well as in the teaching field. Member of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), he had an intense concert activity with Solisti Veneti by Claudio Scimone, and he became their principal violist in …

Margherita Fanton

Assistant

Margherita Fanton was born in Bologna in 1993. She began studying the violin at the age of six with Fiorenza Rosi using the Suzuki method. In 2004 she joined the viola class of M° Antonello Farulliat the G.B.MartiniConservatory in Bologna, in 2012 she graduated with top marks and honours. Thenshecontinuedherstudies …

Danilo Rossi

Visiting professor

Student of some of the most important viola masters and getting his diploma with the highest grade (cum laude), Danilo Rossi shown his musical skills already when he was 16 when he won his first International Competition. At 20, he was chosen to take the part of First Soloist Viola …

JULIA HAGEN

Cello

Born in Salzburg in 1995, cellist Julia Hagen received her first cello lesson at the age of five from Detlef Mielke at Musikum Salzburg. She studied with Enrico Bronzi at the Mozarteum University Salzburg from 2007 to 2011, and subsequently with Reinhard Latzko and Heinrich Schiff at the University of …

LUCA MAGARIELLO

Cello

Luca Magariello was born in 1989 , the young talent began to study cello at the Suzuki School in Turin, and graduated from Turin Conservatory, aged 16, with the highest grade and praises studying with Antonio Mosca. From the age of 6 he toured with the Suzuki Orchestra in Italy …

MARCO BONI

Orchestra Conduction

He studied horn and cello, getting his diploma in the latter at Milan Conservatory under the guide of Rocco Filippini. In the 80’s he was one of the “Virtuosi Italiani” ‘s founders and solo cello. His managing carrier for Marco Boni made an important turn in 1994, when he was …

MARCO ZUCCARINI Director

Summer Festival - Guest Professor

He got his Diploma at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan in Pianoforte and Clarinet, he kept on improving at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in chamber music with Maestro Riccardo Brengola. In 1982 he got two honorary diplomas and the “Peterlongo” Award at Accademia Chigiana in Siena. He’s had an …

GIOVANNI PUDDU Director

Guitar

Within the guitar world renovation process, Giovanni Puddu, the renowned interpreter from Cagliari, represents nowadays one of the highest profile figures. Giovanni Puddu is defined “one of the recognized champions in modern and contemporary repertoire who is operating at present to trace new ways in music interpretation on guitar” by …

ARTURO TALLINI

Guitar

He began his career winning several prizes in national and international competitions: the most remarkable are without any doubt the First Prize in the Alessandria Guitar Competition (1987) and Third Prize in the Radio France Guitar Competition (1989). These prizes enabled him to be admitted at the prestigious Ecole Normale …