Young Artist Concert 4
About This Event
Concert 4 of the New Generation Concert Series, starring violinist Fabiola Tedesco, violist Martina Santarone and cellist Erica Piccotti.
Fabiola Tedesco – Violin
Martina Santarone – Viola
Erica Piccotti – Cello
Joseph Haydn – String Trio in G major, op. 53, no. 1
Franz Peter Schubert – String Trio in B flat major, D. 471
Ludwig van Beethoven – Serenade in D major, op. 8
This concert will also be performed in Florence on Friday 13th December. For tickets and further information, please visit www.newgenerationfestival.org.
Erica Piccotti, born in Rome in 1999, she received her diploma in cello when she was only 14 years old, with maximum marks, honours and honourable mention at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome under the guidance of Francesco Storino. She continued her studies with Antonio Meneses at the Hochschule der Kunste in Berne and the W. Stauffer Academy in Cremona. Since October 2017 she has been attending the Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson. She has won numerous prizes in national and international competitions, among them the “Premio Nazionale delle Arti”, “Jugend Musiziert” in Nuremberg, “NYIAA Competition” which victory allowed her to perform at the Carnegie Hall, New York, International Cello Competition “Antonio Janigro” for young cellists and recently 2nd place at the Johannes Brahms Competition.
Among recognitions are the “Adriana Giannuzzi” prize as best cellist of the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, “Rotary Club di Roma” prize, “Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena” prize, “Inner Wheel” prize, “Rotary Club Cremona” prize. She plays a Francesco Ruggeri (Cremona, 1692) cello kindly granted by the Micheli Foundation in Milan.
Fabiola Tedesco attended the Turin conservatory where she received her diploma at the age of 16 with top marks, honours and a special mention. She attended Master classes with V. Brodsky, U. Ughi and K. Takezawa and regularly follows the Master classes of Ana Chumachenco throughout Europe. At present she is perfecting with Rudens Turku at the Voralberger Landeskonservatorium in Feldkirch (Austria) and at the Perosi Academy in Biella. She performs regularly in Europe and South America.
She has participated in important festivals, among them MITO, Il Bello da Sentire (Vatican Museums), Starnberger Musiktage, Musiktage Seefeld, Festival Europeo de Solistas (Caracas), Talente im Funkhaus ORF, Giovani Musicisti a Palazzo Strozzi (Florence). Fabiola Tedesco plays a violin built by A. D'Espine (Turin, 1820). The loan of this instrument falls within the activity of the "Adopt a Musician" project, one of the initiatives created and managed by MusicMasterpieces Lugano (CH).
Martina Santarone graduated with honours from the Santa Cecilia Conservatoire as a student of Luca Sanzò. She studies at the Walter Stauffer Academy in Cremona and Siena Chigiana Academy where in 2017 she received a scholarship and merit diploma. With the Werther Piano Quartet she has performed at the IUC in Rome and the Società Umanitaria dei Concerti in Milan. Salvatore Accardo invited her to play with the Orchestra da Camera Italiana, and she has performed as a soloist with the Orchestra Sinfonica Abbruzzese, Liceo Musicale Farnesina Orchestra, and at a concert of Paolo Marzocchi at the University Roma Tre’s Aula Magna.