Federica Tranzillo

Federica Tranzillo, italian violinist, has been playing the violin since she was four. She has been a student at the prestigious “Mozarteum” University of Salzburg, where she took her Master degree in the class of Harald Herzl, after graduating aged 16 from “Martucci” Conservatory of Salerno with full marks and honors. Many teachers helped find her musical voice: from Salvatore Accardo at the “Stauffer” Academy in Cremona, to Felice Cusano in Naples and Sonig Tchakerian at the “Santa Cecilia” Academy in Rome. She won prizes in various competitions in Italy, Sweden, France. As an orchestral musician, she collaborated with many orchestras: Orchestra del Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza, “Mozarteum” Sinfonieorkester, Philharmonie Salzburg, Orchestra "Napolinova", and many others, working with important conductors and soloist of the international scene. She is very active as soloist as well, having played some among the most significant violin concertos, such as: Mozart’s Violin Concerto nr.5 and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto (Antonio Pompa-Baldi as pianist and Thomas Brian Rizzo as cellist), with “Martucci” Symphony Orchestra and "Napolinova" Orchestra in Italy, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with Schwäbisches Kammerorchester and Matthias Baur in Germany.