Young Artist Concert 6
Tuesday 25th February 2020
About This Event
Concert 6 of the New Generation Concert Series, starring violinist Clarissa Bevilacqua and pianist Giulia Rossini.
Tuesday 25th February 2020
Young Artist Concert 6 - Andermatt Concert Hall
Clarissa Bevilacqua – Violin
Giulia Rossini – Piano
Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, op. 47, the Kreutzer Sonata
Frédéric Chopin – Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor, op. 39
Johannes Brahms – Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, op. 108
This concert will also be performed in Florence on Friday 21st February. For tickets and further information, please visit www.newgenerationfestival.org.
Clarissa was born in Milan in 2001 and started playing the violin at age five. She debuted at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago in front of ten thousand people when she was nine years old. Since then, she has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, and has given solo recitals and concerts in the United States and Europe. She is the youngest violinist chosen to perform at the Auditorium Arvedi in Cremona with the precious Stradivari collection of the Violin Museum. She has been chosen as a Young Artist™ by the New York based Si-Yo Music Society Foundation, a group of established international artists who have made a significant impact on the music world.
She has won prizes in several national and international competitions. Clarissa is the youngest student in Italy to earn a Bachelor of Music degree; at age sixteen, she graduated summa cum laude from the Conservatorio Nicolini in Piacenza. She participated in masterclasses at the Mozarteum SommerAkademie with Pierre Amoyal, at the Accademia Chigiana with Boris Belkin and at the Venice Music Master with Pavel Vernikov. She now studies with Pierre Amoyal in the Master Program at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Other mentors include Daniele Gay and Olga Kaler. She performs on a violin made by C. G. Testore, Milano 1710 courtesy of the Fondazione Pro Canale of Milan.
Giulia Rossini was born in Milan, in 1993.
She started studying piano at the age of 7 and graduated at the Conservatorio in Milan in 2011, with top marks and a special mention, as a student of Silvia Rumi, and got the second level degree in 2015. Since September 2011 she has been attending the “International Piano Academy” in Imola in the class of the great M° Leonid Margarius. She took part in masterclasses and courses held by famous pianists, such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Ilya Poletaev, Paolo Bordoni, Riccardo Risaliti, Malcolm Bilson, Anna Kravtchenko, Boris Petrushansky, Lang Lang, Dmitri Bashkirov, Andrzej Jasinski, François J.Thiollier. Since she was very young, she was awarded in many national and international piano competitions and both as the best pianist and the best student of her Conservatorio. She played, as a soloist and with the orchestra, in many concert halls in Milan,
the most important of which are Sala Puccini and Sala Verdi of the Conservatorio, the Triennale, the Auditorium “Verdi”, the Universities and the “ridotto dei palchi” of the Teatro alla Scala, as well as in other Italian theatres, such as La Fenice (Venice), Teatro Massimo (Palermo), Malibran (Venice); and foreign cities, such as London, Valberg, Lugano and New York. She played for some important international festivals and associations, such as Bologna Festival, Festival MiTo, Estiva Lugano, Cremona Pianoforte, “Mozart Italia” Association, Fazioli Concert Hall, Steinway Hall and “Venice in Peril Fund” in London, Clare Hall in Cambridge. In May 2009 she had her début in the “Sala Verdi” of Milan with Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s second concerto in D minor for piano and orchestra; in 2012 at the “Carnegie Hall” in New York and in the Teatro la Fenice in Venice - where she is periodically invited - as the winner of important competitions. Of the year 2013 is her return to Sala Verdi with Saint-Saens’ second piano concerto.