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Anna Tonini-Bossi

Anna Tonini-Bossi, born in 1996, began to play the cello at the age of eight. She first studied in Italy with prof. Marco Allocco and then with prof. Elizabeth Wilson.
In 2013 she was selected to take part in the prestigious masterclass with Natalia Gutman at the Conservatorio G.Verdi in Torino and in 2014 she kept attending the lessons of the Russian soloist at Scuola di Musica di Fiesole.
In Oktober 2015 she began her studies in Vienna, at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien in the class of Maria Sellner and in January 2020 she got the “first diploma” with the highest grade. She is currently completing her study at the MDW, with special focus on chamber music.
Her longstanding passion for chamber music led Anna to collaborate with important artists like Giovanni Gnocchi, Milena Simović and Roman Simović (Santu Lussurgiu, 2017) as well as with renowned concert organisers such as MITO Settembre musica and Unione Musicale (Torino).
Moreover in August 2020 she was among the 20 young musicians selected for the first edition of the international Masterclass Slavonice 2020, under the direction of members of the Vienna Philharmonic.
Since October 2019 she has been part of the Hamamelis String Quartet, based in Vienna.
As soloist Anna was awarded in 2017 the third prize at the international competition Città di Treviso and the first prize at the competition Giovanni Mosca in Alba.
In November 2018 she made her debut in Torino at the Festival Back to Bach, while in Vienna she performed with the Solistinnen Kammerorchester.
She has been part of the EUYO since 2019.