Pietro Silvestri

Born in the year 2000, Pietro Silvestri started playing the cello at the age of 5 years old. He took part in his first international competition at age 8. One year later, he entered the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello, in Venice, studying with maestro Angelo Zanin.
He takes part in masterclasses from renowned cellists such as Antonio Meneses, Giovanni Sollima, Mario Brunello, Guy Johnson, David Geringas, Asier Polo, and Stefano Cerrato.
At the age of 10, playing in the Venice Cello Ensemble, he performed with Mario Brunello, and later recorded for Radio Vaticana.
He performed multiple times in Teatro La Fenice, as well as in the Palazzo Ducale of Venice.
In 2021 and 2022 he was selected as a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO).
In 2021, he collaborated with famous soloist Alban Gerhardt and conductor P. H. Casado.
As a member of the Orchestra Busoni, he performed in Trieste and Milano in the presence of Maestro Salvatore Accardo.
In 2021, he won the first prize in two categories of the Rossini competition, Pesaro. He recently received his diploma with full marks, laude, and mention of honor.