Lorenza Baldo, cello
Martina Consonni, piano
An NCPA Presentation in association with Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Mumbai
Lorenza Baldo is a young Italian cellist who has performed widely in Italy, Europe and Moscow. Her teachers include Rocco Filippini, David Geringas, Ralph Kirshbaum, Julia Hagen and Antonio Meneses. She is regularly invited to festivals across Europe and Italy and performs as a soloist with orchestras and chamber music ensembles. Baldo plays a French cello from 1900 by Charles Brugère and is praised for her innate musicality and brilliance of sound.
Martina Consonni has established herself as one of the most promising young pianists of her generation. From an early age, her extraordinary musical talent allowed her to win more than 55 grand prizes in international competitions, including the Muzio Clementi Competition, Grand Prize Virtuoso in London, Casella Prize at the prestigious Premio Venezia at the Teatro La Fenice, amongst others. Consonni is in great demand as a soloist and chamber musician and performs at prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall in London, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Teatro alla Scala in Milan and Royal Albert Hall in London.
Schumann: Fantasiestücke Op.73
Brahms: Sonata in E minor for Cello and Piano Op. 38
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: ‘Figaro’ fantasy on Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
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