Rebecca Raimondi is a Fellow at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she obtained a CRD Master, and has studied violin with David Takeno and baroque violin with Pavlo Beznosiuk. She studied in Italy with Salvatore Accardo, Marco Fiorini, and with Antonio De Secondi at the Conservatorio “Ottorino Respighi” where she graduated with the highest degree cum laude and honours.
As a soloist she has performed Brahms’ Concerto, Mozart’s Concerto No 4, Bach’s Double Concerto with I Solisti Aquilani and the violinist Gaia Trionfera, and Vivaldi’s Concerto for 4 violins Op 3 No 1 with the Orchestra da Camera Italiana, The Four Seasons by Vivaldi with Rest Ensemble, and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No 4 on period instruments.
She founded the Ardorè Duo (violin and piano) which is devoted to contemporary music and has performed at venues such as Accademia Chigiana of Siena, at the “Museo del violino”in Cremona (playing on the Nicolò Amati ex-Collin 1669), and at the MACRO for Nuova Consonanza Festival. The Ardorè Duo has premiered 15 pieces which are also dedicated to it. In 2017, the duo recorded music by David Collins for violin and piano and for solo violin, released by Sheva Contemporary.
In 2017, Rebecca held a contemporary music recital for violin solo at the Filarmonica Romana, performing premières by Marco Quagliarini and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. She has been awarded the “Excellentissimus” Prize, released by appointment of the President of the Italian Republic.
She plays a 1907 Riccardo Antoniazzi.
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Wednesday 27th June 4pm, Elie Church Hall
An informal concert to hear the discoveries of the musicians’ first few days of intensive musical exploration.
Saturday 30th June 11.30am, Kilrenny Church
MENDELSSOHN String Quintet No 1 in A, Op 18
BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115