Gabriele Pieranunzi was born in Rome in 1969. He appeared before public and critics as one of the best violinists of the latest generation. He won many prizes at important international competitions as "N. Paganini" in Genoa, "Tibor Varga" in Sion, "L. Spohr" in Friburg, "G.B. Viotti" in Vercelli, "R. Lipizer" in Gorizia, "R. Romanini" in Brescia.
At the age of 16 years he graduated from the Conservatory "G. Verdi" in Torino under Alfonso Ghedin and he subsequently attended post-graduate courses with Salvatore Accardo, Franco Gulli and Stefan Gheorghiu. Gabriele Pieranunzi performs regularly at the most important concert halls and chamber music festivals in Italy among which: the Accademia Filharmonica Romana, the Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia, Teatro dell'Opera, Rai and IUC in Rome, the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Società dei Concerti,
Orchestra Sinfonica "Giuseppe Verdi" and Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan, Teatro Carlo Felice and GOG in Genoa, Unione Musicale in Turin; Orchestra da Camera of Mantua, Amici della Musica of Perugia, Padova and Palermo, Orchestra
Sinfonica Siciliana of Palermo, Teatro S.Carlo of Naples, Teatro Grande in Brescia, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Settimana Musicale del Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, Settimane Internazionali
di Musica da Camera of Villa Pignatelli in Naples, and Settimane Musicali di Stresa (2000/2001 cycle of the Beethoven's Sonate for violin and piano).
Invited by the town council of Genoa, he played several times the famous violin made by Guarneri del Gesù which belonged to Nicolò Paganini. He played also in Switzerland (RTSI of Lugano, Biel Symphonic Orchestra), Germany (Herculessaal in Munich, Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra), Romania (National Orchestra of Radio Bucarest, Philarmonic Orchestra "G. Enescu"), Slovenia (RTV Orchestra of Lublijana). In 1999 he made his debut in U.K. with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gianandrea Noseda with the Paganini's Concerto n.2 "The Bell". He collaborated with many conductors including Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Lu Jia, Aldo Ceccato and Alun Francis, and soloists as Boris Belkin, Bruno Canino, Rocco Filippini, Franco Petracchi, Pietro Borgonovo,
Alessandro Carbonare, Andrea Lucchesini, Laura De Fusco, Luis Claret, Rainer Kussmaul, Ingo Goritzki, Alain Meunier and Alfons Kontarsky.
In January 2001 he partecipated at two concerts at Wigmore Hall in London with Bruno Canino & Friends. He made his debut in Budapest in February 2001 with the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, and in September in Sweden with the
Malmoe Symphony Orchestra conducted by G. Noseda, performing in both the Beethoven's Violin Concerto.
In 2001 he began a collaboration in trio with the violist Toby Hoffinan and the cellist Rocco Filippini.
Next summer 2002 he will make his first tour through South America (the most important cities of Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil). Gabriele Pieranunzi plays a Domenico Montagnana 1738.
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