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Alberto Caponi
Urbino Giovani - violin


Born in Rome, he followed a musical and humanistic education. He brilliantly obtained: a diploma in Modern Violin under the guidance of M° M. Serino, a diploma in Chamber Music, a Master's Degree in Ancient Violin at the Conservatory of Palermo in the class of M° Enrico Onofri and a Degree with honours in Modern Literature at the Conservatory of Rome. He studied extensively in Milan and Rome under the guidance of M° F. Cusano and M° A. Salvatore and then obtained a scholarship for a semester of lessons with M° Leon Spierer, former first violin of the Berliner Philarmoniker orchestra. He then furthered some technical and didactic aspects of the violin in Bologna under the guidance of M° E. Porta through his instrumental physiological approach to violin technique. He collaborates with ensembles on original instruments such as: Cappella Ludovicea, Emiolia Ensemble, EBO, Confraternita de' Musici, Concerto Italiano, Capella Tiberina di Basilea, Musica Antiqua Latina and Labirinti Armonici. His intense concert activity in Italy and abroad has led him to perform throughout Europe, Egypt, Korea, Japan and the United States of America, collaborating with internationally renowned musicians such as: S. Montanari, A. Beyer, F. Guglielmo, S. Mingardo, S. Piaux and R. Alessandrini. He has recorded for the Tactus, Naive, Bongiovanni and Arcana record labels. A passionate teacher, he is dedicated to the study of ancient and modern violin treatises. He has taught violin and chamber music at the Conservatories of Messina and Ferrara. Winner of the 2016 National Competition for Licei Musicali, he is full professor of violin at the Liceo Musicale G. Bruno in Rome.

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