Erica PICCOTTI

ITALY

  • date of birth: 26th of July 1999
  • is currently attending the Kronberg Academy for a Master in Music at the class of Frans Helmerson
  • has been chosen to take part in the Verbier Festival Academy
  • graduated the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome with honors when she was 14 years old
  • participated in masterclasses given by David Geringas, Mario Brunello, Gary Hoffman, Julius Berger, Thomas Demenga, Gidon Kremer and Sir Andras Schiff
  • performed as a soloist with the “Zagreb Soloists”, Orchestra “I Pomeriggi Musicali”, Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Orchestra Sinfonica del Estado del Mèxico, Orquestra “Jovem Vale Mùsica” of Brasil

 

Prizes: Laureate of  the “Yugend Musiziert” Nuremberg, “Antonio Janigro” International Competition for Young Cellists and the “Johannes Brahms” Competition

 

Program:

First Round

Piatti Caprice no. 6 op. 25

Haydn Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70

 

Second Round

Brahms Sonata op. 99

Hindemith Sonata for Solo Cello no. 3 op. 25

Davydov At the Fountain op. 20

 

Semifinal

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in C major op. 26

Prokofiev Sonata in C major op. 119

 

Final

Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104