Marco Rizzi, violin

A prize-winner at three of the most prestigious international violin competitions - the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Queen Elizabeth in Brussels and the Indianapolis - Marco Rizzi  is today particularly appreciated thanks to his profound and strong interpreting.

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  • Accompanying pianist Ricardo Ali Alvarez Acuña
  • Date of mastercalss 19 - 31 July 2022
  • Discount Deadlines and discounts (for details see Terms and conditions):
    28th February 2022: 25% early bird discount
    31st March 2022: 20% early bird discount
    30th April 2022: 10% early bird discount

He regularly appears in such concert halls as Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Salle Gaveau and Salle Pleyel in Paris, Lincoln Center in New York, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Philharmonic Society of Brussels, the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory,  the Hamburger Musikhalle, the Berlin Konzerthaus and the Tivoli of Copenhagen.  He worked with  notable conductors like R. Chailly, G. Noseda, A. Ceccato, P. Eötvös, V. Jurowski, S. Denéve, G. Neuhold and  with orchestras such as the Staatskapelle Dresden, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Orchestre de Concerts Lamoureux, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Orquesta RTVE of Madrid, BBC Scottish, Netherlands Philharmonic, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano 'G.Verdi', Radio Chamber Orchestra Holland, and many others.

Dedicatee of various contemporary works  composed by A. Corghi, L. Francesconi, F. Vacchi, C. Galante and U. Leyendecker, he recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Amadeus, Nuova Era, Dynamic, Warehouse, etc.

Marco Rizzi teaches since 1999  at the Hochschule für Musik -Detmold, in October 2008 he has been appointed at the Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim and is also professor at the renomated Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid. He is also regularly serving as juror in some of the most prestigious violin competitions, such as the Queen Elisabeth Competition (Bruxelles), the Joachim Violin Competition (Hannover) or the Paganini Violin Competition (Genova).

Marco Rizzi plays on the “Baron Knoop” 1743 violin by Pietro Guarneri, owned by the foundation “Il Canale” ONLUS.

(in Swiss francs) 250.— This fee must be paid at the time of registration so that a place in the Masterclass can be confirmed.
Standard (in Swiss francs) 575.— To be paid, at the latest, on 30 June.
25% discount 431.25 If you register by 28 February and provided the application fee is paid by 28 February.
20% discount 460.— If you register by 31 March and provided the application fee is paid by 31 March.
10% discount 517.50 If you register by 30 April and provided the application fee is paid by 30 April.
Fixed fee for listener participants (in Swiss francs) 50.— To be paid, at the latest, on 30 June.
(in Swiss francs) 850.— Including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Modern single, double or triple rooms with bathroom, kitchen, internet access and shared washing machine.