Enzo Ligresti



Enzo Ligresti studied with Aldo Nardo and graduated magna cum laude at the Music Conservatory of Venice (Italy) “Benedetto Marcello” in 1989.
In 1991 he also graduated magna cum laude at the “Accademia Internazionale Superiore di Musica” in the city of Biella (Italy), after studying with Corrado Romano.
He continued his studies with Corrado Romano at the Conservatory in Geneva (Switzerland) and in 1994 he won the first prize “Virtuosité”, the “Prix Henry Stern” and the “Prix Maggy Brettmayer”.
During the same year, he recorded the Mendelsshon Violin Concerto with the Suisse Romande Orchestra in Geneva for the National Swiss Radio. Later on, he specialised with Giuliano Carmignola and during 1994-1995 he joined the “Stauffer” Accademy in Cremona (Italy) studying with Salvatore Accardo.
He has won many prizes such as “Lorenzo Perosi” (Biella 1989), “Ada Dal Zoppo” (Mantova 1990), “A. M. A. Calabria”(Lamezia Terme 1990), “Rovere d’Oro”(Imperia 1991), “G. B. Pergolesi” (Napoli 1993), “Città di Vittorio Veneto”(Vittorio Veneto 1995), “Andrea Postacchini” (Fermo 1998), “Valsesia Musica 2000” (Varallo Sesia 2000).
In 1992 he collaborated with the “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” Orchestra in Florence (Italy) as principal second violin.
He played in many recordings, collaborating also with the pianist Aldo Ciccolini and the cellist Rocco Filippini, in some cases world premiere recordings.