Italian violinist Alessandro Cazzato is performing internationally as an interpreter of classical and contemporary music. He debuted in 2017 at Carnegie Hall in New York with music by Locatelli, Sivori, Paganini for solo violin. 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, St. Martin in the Fields Concert Series (London), Royal Academy of Music (London), LAC Lugano, Théâtre de Valère (Sion), Euro Arts International Music Foundation, Grosser Saal Gürzenich and Hochschule für Musik (Köln), Universidad de las Artes Buenos Aires, Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), University of Arts Aveiro, Casa da Musica (Porto), Philharmonic Orchestra “Mihail Jora” of Bacau, SKG Bridges Festival (Thessaloniki), "Il Suono Italiano" Festival, Milano Classica, Festival “Estate Musicale a Palazzo" (Mantua), Petruzzelli Theatre and Camerata Musicale Barese, Tor Vergata University (Rome), Goethe Institut Rome, Lucca International Festival, CIDIM (Italian Committee for Music), SIMC (Italian Society for Contemporary Music).


He graduated and specialized "cum laude" in Violin with Franco Mezzena and Felix Ayo. Winner of the Gustav Mahler Academy scholarship (President Claudio Abbado), he attended master classes with prestigious members of the Berlin Philharmonic. He is specialized in Strings Pedagogy at Lugano Conservatory with Anna Modesti. He was awarded in several International Music Competitions. His repertoire spans from baroque to contemporary music. As soloist he recorded Violin Concert by Vivaldi and J. S. Bach. He actually collaborates with “Tactus – The Italian Classic Music Label” for which he recorded "Re-writings" (contemporary music for solo violin) and Duos for Two Violin by Felice Giardini [1716-96] in world premiere.


Graduated and specialized also in Letters and Modern Philology, he wrote essays and books on Music and Literature, published by Edition Aracne, Zecchini Press, Florestano Press, WIP. His works are reviewed on important magazines. He is the Editorial Director of "ViolinisticaMente" Music Collection, devotes to new scores and didactics for violin.


Devoting to artistic research in music, he is regularly invited to lecture-concerts for important research institutions, including: EPARM (European Platform for the Artistic Research in Music), London; “Xperimus Conference”, Porto; “Music Diaries” Conference, Thessaloniki; “Sound Thought” Festival, Glasgow; Tor Vergata University, Rome; NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, New York.


Devoting to teaching and artistic research, he held Violin master classes, seminaries on Contemporary Violin Technique and on relationship between Music and Poetry. He has been invited to take part in juries of International Competitions. He is Artistic Director of Music Association “Archimie”. He is full-time Violin Professor and Coordinator of Violin School at the Conservatory of Music "Niccolò Piccinni" (Bari).

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