Italian violinist Alessandro Cazzato is performing internationally as an interpreter of classical and contemporary music. Regularly invited to renowned international scenes, he debuted in 2017 at Carnegie Hall in New York in a recital for solo violin with music by Locatelli, Sivori and Paganini. He performed solo concerts in major Concert Halls and Festivals, including: Carnegie Hall NYC, New York Philharmonic Biennial, Spectrum NYC, NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, Abrons Arts Center NYC, Institute of Italian Culture NYC, LAC Lugano, Théâtre de Valère (Sion), “Euro Arts" International Music Foundation, Grosser Saal Gürzenich and Hochschule für Music (Köln), Theatre Euskalduna (Bilbao), "Universidad de las Artes" of Buenos Aires, Auditorium "Juan Victoria" (San Juan), Festival "SoundThought" and "Centre for Contemporary Arts" (Glasgow), Museum "Condes de Castro Guimarães" (Lisbon), Philharmonic Orchestra “Mihail Jora” of Bacau, University of Aveiro, SKG Bridges Festival (Thessaloniki), "Il Suono Italiano" Festival, CIDIM (Italian Committee for Music), SIMC (Italian Society for Contemporary Music), Milano Classica, Festival "Estate Musicale a Palazzo" (Mantua), Firenze Nova Musica, Petruzzelli Theatre and Camerata Musicale Barese (Bari), "Tor Vergata" University (Rome), Goethe Institut Rome, Lucca International Festival, Matera Intermedia Festival.
He graduated and specialized "cum laude" in Violin with Franco Mezzena and Felix Ayo. Graduated also in Letters, he wrote books and essays on Music and Letters, Violin Playing and Contemporary Music, reviewed on important magazines. He is the Editorial Director of "ViolinisticaMente" Music Collection, devotes to new scores and didactics for violin.
His repertoire spans from baroque to contemporary music. In this field, through active collaborations with composers, his work aims at understanding and realize the ideas behind each score, with predominant attention to electroacoustic repertoire (with tape or live electronics). He is an active member of SIMC (Italian Society for Contemporary Music).
He actually collaborates with “Tactus – The Italian Classic Music Label”, recording Cd “Re-writings” (2016) and Cd "Felice Giardini, Six Duos for Two Violin Op. 2" (2019).
Devoting also to teaching and musical research, he held seminaries on Violin Technique and Contemporary Performance. He has been invited to take part in juries of International Competitions. He is Artistic Director of "Archimie – Strings Academy". He actually teaches Violin at "F. Torrefranca" Conservatory of Music in Vibo Valentia and at "T. Schipa" Conservatory of Music in Lecce.
Archimie Duo sprang from the collaboration between Alessandro Cazzato and Sharon Tomaselli and their passion for chamber music and musical research. The two violinists, after an intense artistic background and concert activity, decided to share their musical experience, thanks to their common taste and musical ideas.
ViolinisticaMente series includes new scores, transcriptions, arrangements, essays, especially targeted to expand Violin repertoire, from Baroque to Contemporary music. The aim is to provide students, advanced performers or teachers, with new tools and resources useful for their personal and professional improvement.
Through active collaborations with composers, students or well-known, Cazzato's work aims at understanding and realize the ideas behind each score, with predominant attention to electroacoustic repertoire (with tape or live electronics). Cazzato is an active member of SIMC (Italian Society for Contemporary Music).