Lucio Degani



Lucio Degani began studying violin at the age of 12 and he was awarded a diploma with full marks at the L. Cherubini Conservatorium of Florence under the guidance of Maestro R. Zanettovich. He continued his studies in chamber music with Zanettovich, De Rosa, and Farulli at the School of Music of Fiesole. He has collaborated as concertmaster and soloist with the Young Symphony Orchestra of Italy, the Teatro Comunale Orchestra of Bologna, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Udine, the Radio Symphony of Lubiana, the Zagreb Philharmonic, l’O.S.C.A. in Assuncion, Paraguay, and many other groups. He has played under conductors such as Bertini, Maazel, Mag, Muti, Nanut, Rostropovic, Sinopoli, and Thielemann. In chamber music he has collaborated with Kostantin Bogino, Patrick Demenga, Vladimir Mendelsshon, and Andrea Rucl”.

La Voce del Popolo describes him as “an acrobatic virtuoso and an exuberant personality” These are the characteristics that have distinguished this artist in the most important concert halls around the world including Lincoln Center of New York, Suntory Hall of Tokyo, Musikverein of Vienna, Schauspielhaus of Berlin, La Scala of Milan, and the Operà of Paris. Since 2000 he has been the first violin and soloist of the group “I Solisti Veneti” conducted by Claudio Scimone.

Degani has recorded for Erato, RCA, RCA Victor, EMI Nippon, Rivoalto, Rainbow Classic, and Real Sound. He teaches violin at the Conservatory of Music “Giuseppe Tartini” of Trieste. Also in Trieste, he is a guest violin soloist of the”Busoni Chamber Orchestra” conducted by M° Massimo Belli.

Lucio Degani plays a Don Niccolò Amati violin of 1734.

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