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Mauro Tortorelli violin e viola

24/30 agosto 2017 - Cava de' Tirreni (Sa) Italy

attendance fee € 260,00

When he was onlysixteen years old Mauro Tortorelli attended the advanced violin course al the Accademia Musicale Chigiana under F.Gulli and later under B.Belkin and was awarded his diploma with distinction. He then gratueted from the Conservatory with top marks and special mention under C.Giuntoli; he attended master classes at the Mozarteum in Salzburg with J.J.Kantorow and continued to perfect his technique with G.Monch, with whom he made his debut in 1990 at Milan's "Teatro Alla Scala" with a piece for two violins by L.Nono.In the same year he took up the study of composition with E.Ogando. He was the outright first-prize winner with mention of honour at the international competition "Isola di Capri" and a finalist in the "G.B.Viotti" international violin competition, and has been invited to perform as a soloist with several orchestras and prestigious musical associations: Slovakian State Philharmonic Orchestra, European Youth Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Nuova Scarlatti, Dublin Philharmonic, Teatro Alla Scala in Milan, Teatro Gonfalone and Teatro Ghione in Rome, Auditorium RAI in Naples, Alghero Festival, Pontino Festival, Ravello Festival, Salzburger Schlosskonzerte, Barattelli Association, Kennedy Center in Washington (USA), Moscow Conservatory, Schoenberg Center in Vienna, Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium etc.As well as his solo repertoire, he also devotes interest to chamber music, working with such artist as F.Maggio Ormezowski, Rohan De Saram, Alexandra Gutu, Franco Petracchi, Alfonso Ghedin,  and with some of the leading players of important Italian orchestras. He has recorded on various labels: Nuova Era, Musikstrasse, Camerata Tokio, Aulos (Korea), Bongiovanni  and for Tactus an important discovery of the Camillo Sivori’s works for violin and piano and Gaetano Fusella’s works for violin and piano. He has taught at several conservatories, Academies and master classes. In 2001 and 2005 ha was invited to hold a Master Class at prestigious Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and now teaches violin at the Music Conservatory in Potenza. Recently, M. Tortorelli has been invited at the Sessa Aurunca Chamber Music Festival directed by Rainer Kussmaul, playing with members of the Berliner Philarmoniker and Monaco Philarmoniker (D.Kashimoto, H.Nicolai, C.Kanngiesser, H.Stiehler).