Concerto of Orchestra Monteverdi - Stradivari di Cremona

28/09/2019 at 18:00 in Sala Zelioli Lanzini

The Monteverdi-Stradivari Orchestra of Cremona was born from the collaboration between the Orchestra of the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali "C. Monteverdi", the Conservatory of Cremona and the Istituto di Istruzione Superiore "A. Stradivari" of Cremona 


Sara Zeneli, violin.

Born in Zante (Greece) in 2000, she started studying violin since the age of 3 with her mother. Then he continued at the Conservatory of Rotterdam and then Athen. She won her first international contest at the age of 7.

Arrived in Italy in 2008, she continued her studies with Laura Gorna at the Istituto Monteverdi of Cremona. In 2013-14 she attended the Conservatory of Feldkirch (Austria), and since 2014 she studied with Natalia Morozova at the Codart Conservatory of Rotterdam.

Her awards: First prize at the Concorso Giussano, scholarship “Vincenzo Maris” of the Comune di Cremona, winner of the “Forderpreis” competition in Starnerg (Munich), “Inner Wheel” award. In 2016 she represented Italy at the European contest Lion Club. She made her debut as a soloist in 2010, at the Festival Violinistico Internazionale di Salò and, in 2012, at the auditorium Gaber (Milano) and for Mondomusica in New York. Since 2015 she is attending the Accademia W. Stauffer under the lead of Salvatore Accardo, and the triennio accademico at the ISSM Monteverdi of Cremona, in Laura Gorna's class.


Francesco Fiore, conductor

Born in Rome, studied in Rome with Lina Lama and Massimo Paris, and then in Cremona with Maestro Bruno Giuranna at the Stauffer Academy.

Winner of many performing contests, he is considered on of the most interesting musicians of his generation: he has been invited to the most important festivals and halls in Rome, Milan, Turin, Siena, Spoleto, Brescia, Stresa, Bologna, Florence, Venice, Verona, Naples, Cremona, but he also played around Europe, United States, South America, China and Japan.

As soloist or as chamber musician he has been in collaboration with artists like Salvatore Accardo, Boris Belkin, Uto Ughi, Pierre Amoyal, Renata Scotto, Bruno Canino, Antonio Pappano, Alfons Kontarskj, Alexander Mazdar, Michele Campanella, Andrea Lucchesini, Rocco Filippini, Alain Meunier, Bruno Giuranna, Franco Petracchi, Gabriele Pieranunzi, Rainer Kussmaul, Pavel Vernikov or David Lively.

He has recorded for many record companies (RCA, ASV, Fonit Cetra, Fonè and Musikstrasse) and for magazines as “Amadeus”. A recent recording for Decca, dedicated to Mendelssohn’s youth chamber music compositions, made with G. Pieranunzi, S. Downes and G. Geminiani with the pianist R. Prosseda has received many positive reviews by italian and international critics.

Since 1990 he has been the first Viola of the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome; he held the same role at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, at the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia, at the National Symphony Orchestra of the RAI in Turin. He is actually the first Viola of the Orchestra da Camera Italiana, founded by Salvatore Accardo.

He plays a Viola by Joseph Hill (London, 1774), a Viola by Vatelot Etienne, (Paris, 1987), and a Viola d’amore by Raffaele Fiorini (Bologna 1894).



Organization: CremonaFiere, Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali "C. Monteverdi" and l'Istituto di Istruzione Superiore "A. Stradivari"