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Giuseppe Gibboni
Violin Soloist
 

Born in 2001, he graduated at the age of 15 with top marks and Honorable Mention at the Martucci Conservatory of Salerno, under the guidance of Maestro Maurizio Aiello. In October 2015, at the age of only 14, he was admitted to the Stauffer Academy of Cremona in the class of Maestro Salvatore Accardo. In 2016 he received the Diploma of Honor at the High Specialization courses at the Chigiana Academy of Siena. Since 2016 he has been attending the Advanced Specialization course at the Perosi Academy in Biella in the class of Maestro Pavel Berman. He is currently studying in the class of M° Pierre Amoyal at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
 

He participated in various national and international competitions, always ranking first: CAM Castellaneta, Barletta,Eratai, Denza, Trofeo Città di Greci, Campagnano di Roma, Puccini - Città di Eboli, Media Musicale, Antonello da Caserta, Jacopo Napoli, Campi Flegrei, Don V. Vitti, Napoli Nova, Luciani di Cosenza, Caccamo Benedetto Albanese, P. Mandanici - Barcellona P. di Gotto, 2013 Lions Prize San Severino Market, A. Vivaldi -Sapri Competition, Orfeo Stillo- Cosenza, A. Apreda - Sorrento, V. Scaramuzza Crotone, Paisiello Lecce, City of Magliano Sabina - Rome.

 

Numerous awards stand out:

 

  • XXIII A. Postacchini International Violin Competition (with special prize for the performance of Paganini's capricci) - 2016;

  • L. Kogan International Competition of Brussels – 2017;

  • 3rd prize (with 1st not awarded) at the prestigious G. Enescu International Violin Competition of Bucharest.

  • In October 2020 he won the 1st prize at the 36th Valsesia Musica competition.

  • He won the 56th Paganini Award of Genoa, in addition to the special prize for the best performance of the Paganini concert, a special prize for the greatest recognition by the public and a special prize for the best interpretation of Paganini's Capricci.

 

He performed as a soloist in various prestigious theaters and halls such as: Al Bustan International Festival in Beirut; Tchaikovsky Hall of the Moscow Conservatory; Italian Embassy in Moscow; - Dal Verme Theater - Mi; Sala Royale of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels; Augusteo Na Theater, Francia Messina Theater, Verdi SA Theater, Rendano CS Theater, Salone dei Cinquecento Palazzo Vecchio of Florence, Teatro dell’ Aquila of Fermo, Auditorium O. Neiemajer of Ravello, Castle of San Leo - Rimini "San Leo Festival", W. Walton Foundation of Ischia, Teatro Basso - AP; Verdi Theater of Trieste; Maruccino Theater of Chieti; Auditorium G. Arvedi, Violin Museum - Cremona, Paisiello Theater of Lecce, Bellini Theater - Catania; Bellini Theater - Naples; Petruzzelli Theater - Bari; Villani Social Theater in Biella.
 

In November 2016 he attended the RAI 1 program in collaboration with UNICEF "Prodigi - La Musica è Vita", winning the program and he was therefore named the "Italian Prodigy".
 

In 2017 he received an award from the Chamber of Deputies from the President Laura Boldrini on the National Music Day and also the "Charlot" International Award as a young promise of music.

He recorded a CD, bearing his name, with the Warner Classics Record Company accompanied by the Busoni orchestra conducted by M.Belli. In September 2017 he performed a concert at the Bocconi University in Milan playing on the Stradivari from the LAM collection (ex Scotland 1734) on behalf of the Museo del Violino of Cremona. He performed at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow at the end of the “Il Mito di Stradivari” exhibition. He has been an artist of the SI-YO Foundation of New York since 2017. He is an honorary member of RotarAct. He plays a 1752 Balestrieri violin loaned to him by Dr. Stefano Arancio on behalf of the “Adopt a Musician” project in Lugano. In december 2021 he performed in duo with the guitarist Carlotta Dalia at the Dubai Expo, representing the excellence of music on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Culture. Also in December 2021 at the invitation of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella holds a concert in duo with Carlotta Dalia at the Palazzo del Quirinale of the Presidency of the Italian Republic, live on the national radio RadioRai3.

 

"Giuseppe Gibboni is one of the most extraordinary talents I have ever known. He possesses a perfect intonation, an amazing technique in all its aspects, a very fascinating sound and a sincere musicality. I am sure he will have all the successes he deserves."- Salvatore Accardo