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Marco Scandurra

Marco Scandurra | ITA | *1996
DAVOS FESTIVAL Camerata | Viola

Marco Scandurra is an enthusiastic Italian violist, a passionate chamber musician and a fine orchestral player.

He is a founding member of the Burtuqāl String Quartet, with whom he promotes music of Sicilian classical and folk composers. Among its many engagements, the group participated in Mittelfest 2021, Festival della Piana del Cavaliere, Festival Magie Barocche and Festival Armonie della Sera.

In 2016, Marco Scandurra participated in MITO Festival, performing in Milan and Turin together with Andrea Lucchesini. In 2019, he was selected by the Lincoln Centre Stage of New York to play aboard a cruise ship on tour through Canada, Alaska and California together with the Narvalo Quartet.

Alongside chamber music, Marco Scandurra enjoys an intense orchestral and solo career. He has performed with numerous professional orchestras including the Orchestra Teatro Massimo of Palermo, the Orchestra Haydn of Bolzano and Trento, Orchestra dell’Accademia Teatro alla Scala of Milan, Orchestra Giovanile Cherubini and the Netherlands National Youth Orchestra, working with world-renowned musicians such as the conductors Riccardo Muti, Zubin Metha and Adam Fischer and the soloists Salvatore Accardo, Francesca Dego, Alexander Markov and Maurizio Pollini, touring all around the world, from China to the US, throughout Europe, Saudi Arabia and Oman, in some of the most prestigious venues, such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Berlin’s Konzerthaus and Paris’ Philharmonie. In 2017, he debuted as soloist with the West Bohemian Orchestra in Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic.

Marco Scandurra is trained and educated in Italy, UK and the Netherlands with internationally renowned professors such as Roger Chase, Bruno Giuranna, Danilo Rossi, Iakov Zats, Michael Kugel, Bruno Boano, Julia Dinerstein, Alexander Zemtsov, Jörg Winkler and Alfonso Ghedin, and participated in masterclasses at the Walter Stauffer Academy, Cremona, and the University of Music and Theater, Utrecht. His studies were generously supported by a grant from The Leverhulme Trust Scholarship and The Trinity College London Scholarship.

 

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Stand: April 2022