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Violinist Clarissa Bevilacqua is known to enchant audiences with her dazzling technical skills and deeply inspiring musicality. Music director and conductor Terry Lowry says she has that "rare star quality that is difficult to describe, but impossible to miss." Clarissa debuted at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago in front of ten thousand people when she was nine years old. She has performed solo recitals and concerto engagements at venues throughout North America and Europe.
Recent and upcoming soloist performances include the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Cape Symphony, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra Filarmonica di Benevento, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra UniMi, El Sistema Orchestra, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and the Salzburger Orchester Solisten. Winner of several international competitions, she was awarded First Prize, Audience Award and Special Bärenreiter Award at the International Mozart Competition Salzburg. She was also awarded the Grand Prize at the Cape Symphony International Violin Concerto Competition.
She is a Young Artist of the Classically Connected Organization in New York, and an Affiliate Artist of the Guarneri Hall Program in Chicago. An avid and enthusiastic learner, Clarissa received her Bachelor of Music at age sixteen, graduating summa cum laude. In 2021, she completed her Master of Music in Violin Performance at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Pierre Amoyal. She is currently studying with Antje Weithaas at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin.
album will be released by Nimbus Records, featuring Augusta Read Thomas
complete works for solo violin, and Violin Concerto #3: "Juggler in Paradise" with the
BBC National Orchestra of Wales directed by conductor Vimbayi Kaziboni.
Passionate about historic violins, at age fourteen she was selected as the youngest
violinist to perform regularly with the precious Stradivari collection of the Violin
Museum in Cremona. She now performs on a violin by Zosimo Bergonzi, Cremona
c.1748, courtesy of Guarneri Hall NFP and Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins, Chicago.
Violinist Clarissa Bevilacqua is known to enchant audiences with her dazzling technical skills and deeply inspiring musicality. Music director and conductor Terry Lowry says she has that "rare star quality that is difficult to describe, but impossible to miss."
CONCERTOS AND PIECES FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA
L. van Beethoven: Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C Major, Op. 56 Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G Major, Op. 40 Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50
J. Brahms: Concerto in D major, Op. 77 M. Bruch: Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
E. Chausson: Poème, Op. 25
É. Lalo: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 21 Symphonie Espagnole
F. Mendelssohn: Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
W. A. Mozart: Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, K 207 Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K 211Concerto No. 3 in G major, K 216
Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K 218
Concerto No. 5 in A major, K 219
N. Paganini: Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 6
S. Prokofiev: Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19 Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63
M. Ravel: Tzigane
C. Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61 Havanaise in E major, Op. 83 Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
P. de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43
J. Sibelius: Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Concerto in D major, Op. 35 Valse-Scherzo in C major, Op. 34
A.R. Thomas: Violin Concerto #3: Juggler in Paradise
G.B. Viotti: Concerto 22 in A minor Concerto 23 in G major
A. Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni