Simone GRAMAGLIA

Gramaglia is clearly the star, and his playing is hard to fault - intonation as well as interpretation. Violists will want this one[..]” - American Record Guide, July/August 2015

Strumentista versatile ed intellettualmente curioso, Simone Gramaglia coniuga la propria passione per la musica con quella per la 6iloso6ia e la letteratura, attraverso un’intensa attivita  di musicista (sia da camera che solista), di docente e di direttore artistico (Le Dimore del Quartetto, MusicwithMasters, Concorso Sergio Dragoni) che gli ha consentito di promuovere in maniera costante la cultura musicale, prodigandosi in particolar modo a sostengo dei giovani. Membro fondatore del Quartetto di Cremona, nel corso della sua carriera si e  esibito nelle piu  prestigiose sale da concerto del mondo e ha collaborato con in6luenti 6igure del panorama musicale internazionale. Suona una viola Torazzi del 1680 (Kulturfonds Peter Eckes) ed e  stato il primo violista italiano a suonare per un periodo prolungato la viola “Paganini” di Stradivari (Nippon Music Foundation). Scrive la rubrica “L’Angolo del Quartetto” su Archi Magazine.

A versatile and intellectually curious musician, Simone Gramaglia combines his passion for music, philosophy and literature with an intense activity as a musician (both in chamber music and as a soloist), as a teacher and as an artistic director (Dimore del Quartetto, MusicwithMasters, Sergio Dragoni Competition) allowing him to constantly promote musical culture and supporting in particular young people. A Founder member of the Quartetto di Cremona, during his career he has performed in the most prestigious concert halls in the world and has collaborated with in6luential 6igures on the international music scene. He plays a 1680 Torazzi viola (Kulturfonds Peter Eckes) and was the 6irst Italian violist to play for a long time the viola "Paganini" by Stradivari (Nippon Music Foundation). He writes the column “L’Angolo del Quartetto” (Quartet Corner) for Archi magazine.

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