Maria Ronchini

Maria Ronchini

Viola

Biography

 

Maria Ronchini practices an intense concert activity whether as soloist or in various chamber music formations, devoting herself to learning the different music styles by a vast repertoire from baroque to contemporary period.

She graduated with a first-class degree at the Music Conservatory “G. Verdi”, her native town, winning very young various competition.

She carried on her studies at the W.Stauffer Academy of Cremona with B.Giuranna and at the Chigiana Academy of Siena with Y. Bashmet and Trio di Trieste.

She also took part in masterclasses with W.Christ in Lubecca and K. Kashkashian in Luxembourg.

She played with the prestigious “European Community Youth Orchestra” in London led by C. Abbado, M. Bamert, H. Leinsdorf,V. Ashkenazy playing in the most important theaters around Europe and United States of America.

She made his debut as soloist in Milan, playing the Bartòk Concert with the RAI Orchestra at the Sala Verdi of the Music Conservatory and then she has been performing for many music institutions and societies , such “ Società dei concerti”, “Serate musicali”, Humanitarian Society of Milan, “ Ente triennale” of Cremona, Roman Philarmonic Academy, IUC of Rome, “Amici della musica “ of Florence and Perugia, Philarmonic Society of Trento, “Pietà dei Turchini” of Naples.

She has been invited to take part in several festivals,such as International Festival of Cremona, Festival of the Nations in Città di Castello, Festival of Lugano, Amsterdam, Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, Bad Kissinger Sommer,Festespiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern,Festival of Blonay at the prestigious P. Hindemith Foundation, playing with others important artist such S. Accardo, P.De Maria,E. Dindo, B. Giuranna , V.Repin, M.Sirbu, M. Quarta…

She has been selected by C. Scimone to join the famous chamber group “I Solisti Veneti” with whom she has been touring worldwide.

She is the solo viola of the Solisti di Pavia, United European Chamber Orchestra, as well as of the “Divertimento Ensemble” of Milan with whom she played as soloist at the SFB Radio Berlin, The Biennal of Venice, Villa Reale in Monza, Sala Verdi and Liberty Palace of Milan, Auditorium Paganini of Parma, Ravenna Festival….enriching the Repertoire of his instrument with first execution of works dedicated to her by important composers such Castagnoli, Gorli, Gervasoni, Mosca,Betta, Sugiyama, Franceschini, Pisati and others.

She premeried with the “Pomeriggi Musicali” orchestra of Milan, at the Teatro Dal Verme, ‘Aphrodite’ for solo viola and voice in the Festival KOINE’.

She is Viola teacher at “G. Cantelli” Conservatory of Novara, Italy.

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