Domenico Nordio, Biography - Domenico Nordio, violinist

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Domenico Nordio is one of acclaimed musicians of our time. He has performed in the world's prestigious halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Barbican Center in London and Suntory Hall in Tokyo), with leading orchestras, including London Symphony, National de France, Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Istanbul Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra, Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Moscow State Symphony and with conductors such as Flor, Steinberg, Casadesus, Luisi, Lazarev, Aykal.

Recent seasons included concerts at St.Petersburg Philharmonic Great Hall, Bucarest Enescu Philharmonic Hall, Rio de Janeiro Teatro Municipal, Buenos Aires Teatro Colón, Moscow Tchaikovsky Great Hall and Istanbul Zorlu Center. In 2014-2015 season He performed at Amsterdam Concertgebouw (chamber music series), Moscow International House of Music (with Mikhail Lidsky), Auditorium of Milan (with Bartok 2 concerto and the Verdi Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tito Ceccherini), Kiev Philharmonic Great Hall (with the Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra and Roman Kofman), Sala São Paulo of São Paulo (Respighi Concerto conducted by Isaac Karabtchevskij), Mexico City Sala Nezahualcóyotl, Ankara with the Presidential Symphony Orchestra (Respighi Concerto) Montevideo with the Montevideo Philharmonic conducted by Alexandros Myrat (Schostakovich 1 at Teatro Solis). Highlights of his 2015-2016 season include performances, among others, with the “Orchestra Nazionale della RAI” (Casella), the “Filarmonica della Fenice di Venezia” (Busoni), the Caracas “Simon Bolivar”, the Bogotà Philharmonic, the Kiev Philharmonic (Brahms), the Kaunas Symphony and the Radom Chamber Orchestra (Vivaldi-Piazzolla-Desyatnikov), the Montenegrin Symphony (Sibelius) and at the Johannesburg Festival.

Very appreciated as chamber music player, Mr. Nordio appears in prestigious Festivals alongside to Misha Maisky, Louis Lortie, Boris Belkin, Mikhail Lidsky and Jeffrey Swann. He's also an influential performer of modern music and many composers have dedicated him masterpieces: Semini, Donatoni (Duo for Violin and Viola, premiered at the «Settimana Musicale Senese»), Boccadoro (Cadillac Moon, premiered with the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari Orchestra and recorded live by Rai Trade), Dall'Ongaro (The Red Zone) and Molinelli (Zorn Hoffnung Gesang, premiered during the final concert of the Composing Competition «August 2» with the Teatro Comunale di Bologna Symphony Orchestra).

Mr.Nordio is recording exclusively for Sony Classical. His last CDs include Respighi and Dallapiccola with Muhai Tang and the Parma Filarmonica Toscanini (internationally released in March 2013), Castelnuovo Tedesco and Casella with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana and Tito Ceccherini (internationally released in January 2015).

Pupil of Corrado Romano and Michèle Auclair, born in Venice in 1971, former child prodigy (he gave his first recital at age of ten), at age of sixteen Nordio won the Viotti International Competition in Vercelli with the legendary Yehudi Menuhin as President of the Jury. After the achievements at Paris Thibaud Competition, Viña del Mar Sigall Competition and Marseille Francescatti Competition, the Eurovision Grand Prix obtained in 1988 launched him to the international career: Nordio is the only Italian prizewinner in the history.


   

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