Perle del Barocco cdc 008
Paganini cdc 009
Tartini cdc 017
Perle/Paganini cdc 008/009
Tartini/Boccherini cdc 017/018
Bolognese was born in Lecce in 1966. He was a pupil first of his
father and then of Felix Ayo. He took his diploma in violin and
chamber music with the highest possible marks and special merit
at the Conservatory of St. Cecilia and the National Academy of St.
Cecilia. He then continued his studies with Salvatore Accardo, Riccardo
Brengola, and Pierluigi Urbini.
has won a large number of prestigious prizes in national competitions,
including the "Curci" prize (Naples, 1985) and the "Paganini"
prize (Genoa, 1987). In 1988 he was invited to give a recital in
Palazzo Tursi with the violin which Paganini himself used and he
has also been awarded the "Plateo díOro" prize for artistic
merit. He has played with such important musical institutions as
the Teatro San Carlo of Naples, the Accademia di Santa Cecilia,
the "Scarlatti" Orchestra of Naples, the Warsaw Symphony
Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, and the Maggio
Musicale of Florence. He has played under such famous conductors as Accardo,
Aronovic, Ferro, H.W.Menze, Maag, Plasson, Sinopoli, Stern, and Urbini.
He has also performed for many national radio and television corporations
- in Italy, France, Germany, Monte Carlo, and the Vatican. In 1990 he
was awarded the gold medal of the international association "Foyer
the present time he is first violin of the National Academy of St. Cecilia
symphony orchestra. He has organised the recording of a large number of
pieces by Paganini for Boccacini and Spadaed (in CD), the "sei sonate
di Ysaye per violino solo", all of Heifetzís transcriptions for violin
and pianoforte, and a monograph by Tartini
for Promozione e Produzione. For Bongiovanni he made a world premier recording
of the "concerto in A major" by Respighi which he then prepared
for public issue. He plays a "Mattia Albani" violin which was
made at the end of the eighteenth century.
P&P - Promozione e Produzione, Rome.