Ferruccio Guzzoni

Ferruccio was born in 2002 and began playing the cello at the age of 6 with his mother Margherita Guarino, later under the guidance of M° Stefano Guarino. At the age of 15, following a masterclass on Venetian baroque music given by the ensemble "I Solisti Veneti", Ferruccio performed as a soloist Tartini's Cello Concerto in D major at the Auditorium Pollini in Padua. As of 2018 Ferruccio attended the Mozarteum University with M° G. Gnocchi for 3 years, and he has taken part at masterclasses with D. Cohen, X. Gagnepain, W.S. Yang and N. Clein. Ferruccio is currently studying at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf with M° Gregor Horsch, as an Erasmus student, and attends the “Conservatorio Bonporti” in Trento with M° S. Guarino. He has been prize winner in several competitions: Claudio Scimone International Competition (2022), International Competition "Città di Palmanova" 2022 (1st prize), 3rd prize at "European Music Competition 2021" in Moncalieri (Turin). Ferruccio has taken part in several youth orchestras such as the VFJO (Verbier Festival) and the YMEO (Ravenna). Recently, Ferruccio performed the Vivaldi Concerto for Two Cellos and “Violoncelles Vibrez” by Sollima together with the cellist Stefano Guarino. Ferruccio plays the cello "Teo" built by L. Honoré (2003) - chosen by the great Rostropovich as the winning instrument of a cello-making competition organized by cellist M. Brunello in honor of the cellist Teodora Campagnaro - entrusted to him by the Campagnaro family.