Rebecca Raimondi

Rebecca Raimondi is an Italian violinist, born in 1996. She is now attending a Master in baroque violin and historical performance praxis with Petra Müllejans at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst of Frankfurt am Main. In 2018, she has completed a Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Jacqueline Ross, where she also obtained the Master (CRD) with David Takeno and studied baroque violin with Pavlo Beznosiuk. She previously studied with Salvatore Accardo (Accademia W. Stauffer of Cremona, Accademia Chigiana) and Marco Fiorini (Music School of Fiesole) and with Roberto Gonzalez-Monjas (Accademia Praeneste). She graduated at the Conservatorio "O. Respighi" in Latina, under the guidance of Antonio De Secondi obtaining the highest degree cum laude and honors. She has participated in masterclasses with: Dora Schwarzberg, Sergey Girshenko, George Mönch, Harald Herzl and Lorenzo Fabiani.

As a soloist she has performed the Brahms Concerto, Mozart Concerto no. 4, and Bach Double Concerto with "I Solisti Aquilani" and the violinist Gaia Trionfera. On period instrument she performed in London Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.4 at the Milton Court Concert Hall, Vivaldi "The Four Seasons" with Rest Ensemble in London and in Rome, and the "Grosso Mogul" RV208 at the HfMDK and the Kundenzentrum in Frankfurt am Main, as part of the concert series organised by "Frankfurter Sparkasse".

Devoted to Contemporary music, she has been invited by the “Mantova Chamber Music Festival” and the Filarmonica Romana, where in 2017 and 2019 she performed recitals for solo violin. Composers such as Marco Quagliarini, Paolo Marchettini, Massimo Munari, Daniele Carnini and David Collins dedicated their compositions to her.

In her numerous orchestral experiences, she performed with “Freiburger Barockorchester”, “La Stagione Frankfurt”, “Dresden Festival Orchestra”, “Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment”, “Leonore Orchestra”, “Orchestra da Camera Italiana”, and has collaborated with the “Academy of Ancient Music”, “London Symphony Orchestra”, and with conductors such as Sir. Simon Rattle, Andreas Staier, Ivor Bolton, Alexander Lonquich and Mikhail Jurowski. She has been selected for the "Lucerne Festival Academy 2018" She has been leader of the “Archi Accademia Nova” in Rome, of the “Guildhall Symphony Orchestra”, “Guildhall Baroque consort”, leader of the second violins with the ”Academy of Ancient Music”, and leader at numerous projects at the HfMdK.

She has been member of Il Quadro Animato - an Historically Informed ensemble that performs Late-Baroque and Early-Classical Music-, which performed for “Villa Musica” in Trier, “Sonntags Musik” in Magdeburg, “Viel Klang” in Tuebingen, and she is also member of the new ensemble “Capella Sollertia” which regulrly performs at the St. Stephan Church in Munich a Monaco, under the direction of Johanna Soller and of "La Tabatiere" which has been nominated as "Hofkapelle Rheinsberg" 2021/2022.

She funded Ardore' Duo (violin and piano), performing at ”Accademia Chigiana” in Siena, the “Museo del violino” in Cremona – playing a Nicolò Amati ex-Collin 1669 -, the “Macro” museum in Rome for “Nuova Consonanza” Festival – winning the “Scotese” Prize as best youn ensemble of the festival, the ”Istituto Italiano di Cultura” of Madrid, the Conservatory of Latina and others. She is member of the '”Avant Piano Trio”, which has been selected in 2018 for the “Trondheim International Chamber Music Academy”, specialised in the Romantic and Contemporary repertoire.

In 2017 she recorded her first CD with sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms for “Cremona Records”. For “Sheva Contemporary” she recorded a CD with music for violin and piano and violin solo by David Collins, one with Robin Holloway chamber music, and in 2020 Robin Holloway’s piano trios. In March 2020 was released by the Label "Brilliant" a monographic CD with the chamber music by Riccardo Malipiero, and a CD with the music for violin and piano and violin solo by Marco Quagliarini released in 2021.

She received very positive reviews on Gramophone, The Music Web, BBC music magazine, Financial Times, Art Music Desk, The Art Music Lounge, Volksfreund (RP online), and others.

In 2018, as a member of the Avant Piano Trio she has been invited to take part at the “Autumn International Music Fest Hyderabad”, and at a tour in India (Hyderabad, Bangalore, Calcutta), holding violin masterclasses, concerts, and performing with Indian musicians, with whom she created a strong partnership.

She won many National and International competitions such as Anemos, Clivis, Città di Giussano, Marco Dall'Aquila and Riviera Etrusca. She has been awarded the "Excellentissimus" Prize, released by appointment of the President of the Italian Republic, the "Monte dei Paschi di Siena" Scholarship for the best students of Salvatore Accardo's class of the Chigiana International Summer Academy, and the "Scuola di Musica di Fiesole" Scholarship. In 2016 she has been selected for "Chamber Music Festival 2016", and in the same year she has been awarded a Scholarship by the "Guildhall School of Music and Drama". In 2018 she has been invited to take part in the East Neuk Festival retreat. With duo Ardorè she won in 2017 the Scotese festival, as best young ensemble of Nuova Consonanza Festival. She has been selected for Lucerne Festival Academy 2018.

She plays a 1907 Riccardo Antoniazzi and a Klotz-school violin from the late 18th Century.