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Bio

Alessio Bidoli (Milan 1986) started his violin studies at the age of seven.
In 2006 he graduated with honours from Milan's Conservatorio "Giuseppe Verdi" under the guidance of Gigino Maestri.He improved his studies at the Haute Ecole de Musique au Conservatoire de Lausanne, Switzerland and Mozarteum Salzburg with Pierre Amoyal, at the Accademia Chigiana of Siena with Salvatore Accardo, and at the Imola International Academy with Pavel Berman and Oleksandr Semchuk.

He performed for the first time as soloist at Teatro Signorelli in Cortona, Tuscany, at the age of seventeen. In 2005, he was among the prize-winners at Rassegna Nazionale d’Archi in Vittorio Veneto In 2007 he collaborated with the Lausanne Camerata directed by Pierre Amoyal in various European cities including Martigny at the Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Milan at the Società dei Concerti and Marseilles during the Festival de Musique à Saint-Victor.

As a soloist he has performed in prestigious concert seasons, including: MITO Settembre Musica, Società del Quartetto and Società dei Concerti of Milano, Furcht-Bocconi University, Amici del Loggione del Teatro alla Scala, Fondazione Musica Insieme di Bologna, Amici della Musica di Sondalo, Arvedi Auditorium in Cremona, Bergamo Culture Festival.
He had a leading role with Vittorio Sgarbi at the Teatro di Chiasso, Switzerland, in the theatre project Il Fin la Maraviglia, a report about the Baroque age through images and sounds.

He has recorded a CD with the pianist Stefania Mormone for the magazine of classical music Amadeus and four CD albums as a duo with Bruno Canino. For Sony Classical have been recorded: Verdi Fantasias, a CD with fantasias by Camillo Sivori and Antonio Bazzini (recently reissued by Concerto Classics), and Italian Soul-Anima Italiana, a collection of works by Malipiero Petrassi and Alfredo Casella, most of which previously unrecorded. For Warner Classics has been recorded a CD with music by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Ravel, Poulenc, released in October 2018, consisting of the complete violin and piano works of Saint-Saëns, including a first recording of his youthful E flat major sonata (R103). In 2020, a new monographic CD containing the chamber repertoire of Nino Rota, again with Bruno Canino at the piano and Massimo Mercelli on the flute, was recorded for Decca.

He has appeared as a guest artist in radio broadcasts on Radio France, NDR Kultur, Radio Svizzera Italiana, RAI Radio 3, Radio Vaticana, Radio Classica, and Radio Popolare.

He taught for two years at the Conservatorio Niccolò Piccinni in Bari. He is currently a violin teacher at the Conservatorio Francesco Cilea in Reggio Calabria.

Alessio Bidoli plays one of the violins made by his grandfather, Dante Regazzoni, who was one of Lombardy most famous violin-makers of the twentieth century. He also plays a violin made by Stefano Scarampella in 1902.

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Recordings

NINO ROTA CHAMBER WORKS
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Bruno Canino - piano / Massimo Mercelli - flute/ Nicoletta Sanzin - harp
Decca Universal - February 2020

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EPK

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VERDI - FANTASIAS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Bruno Canino - piano
Concerto Classics - Reissue February 2019

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CD Booklet

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SAINT-SAËNS - VIOLIN SONATAS
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Bruno Canino - piano
Warner Classics - October 2018

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EPK

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POULENC / RAVEL / STRAVINSKY / PROKOFIEV
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Bruno Canino - piano
Warner Classics - March 2017

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ITALIAN SOUL - ANIMA ITALIANA
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Bruno Canino - piano
Sony Classical - March 2016

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SonyClassical.de

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VERDI - FANTASIAS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Bruno Canino - piano
Sony Classical - July 2013

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SAINT-SAËNS / WIENIAWSKI / GRIEG / PONCE / ELGAR / DEBUSSY
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Stefania Mormone - piano
Amadeus- December 2011

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LE VIOLON CAPRICIEUX - VIOLIN SONATAS AND ENCORES
Alessio Bidoli - violin / Stefania Mormone - piano
Da Vinci Classics - Reissue June 2021

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Concerts

"Il violino del giovane Alessio Bidoli suona così elegante e raffinato
che riconquista al disco il mitico Bruno Canino. Esce un duo nobile, divertito, brillante, perfetto”

Carla Moreni (Il Sole 24 Ore – November 2013)

28.11.2021 - 11.00 am

Alba (Cuneo) - Chiesa di San Giuseppe - Alba Music Festival 2021
piano: Marcello Mazzoni
Programme:
Pugnani/Kreisler - Beethoven - Brahms - Ravel

26.10.2021 - 06.30 pm

Reggio Calabria - Università Mediterranea - Aula Magna “Quistelli”
piano: Andrea Francesco Calabrese
Programme:
Geminiani - Beethoven - Schumann - Ravel

07.10.2021 - 09.00 pm

Milano - Fondazione Villa Mirabello
piano: Bruno Canino
Programme:
Geminiani - Beethoven - Schumann - Sivori

01 / 03.10.2021

Stradella (Pavia) - Accademia del Ridotto - Chamber Music masterclass with Bruno Canino

Press

"La Calabrese di Bazzini resuscitata da Menuhin ed Estrellita di Ponce-Heifetz,
confermano in Bidoli una natura violinistica di prim’ordine
e un’immedesimazione che cattura e coinvolge chi ascolta”

Alberto Cantù (Musica – January 2016)

CLASSIC VOICE - 09/2021

Decca CD Review: Rota Chamber Works

IL SECOLO XIX - LA SPEZIA - 24/08/2021

Levanto, con Canino e Bidoli l'omaggio al violinista Milstein

FESTIVAL PAGANINIANO DI CARRO - 12/08/2021

Omaggio a Milstein

IL SECOLO XIX - LA SPEZIA - 12/08/2021

Il Festival Paganiniano fa tappa a Ponzano Magra

LA NAZIONE - LA SPEZIA - 12/08/2021

Bidoli-Ligoratti suonano al Paganiniano

Videos

Nino Rota Chamber Works
Alessio Bidoli / Bruno Canino / Massimo Mercelli / Nicoletta Sanzin

2020
EPK Decca Universal

Un pianoforte in salotto
Beethoven - Bazzini - Massenet

2021
Associazione Varese Vive - piano: C. Nicora

Il Musicofilo
Interview

2020
Alessio Bidoli

Studio 7
Live TV

2020
Alessio Bidoli

Saint-Saëns
Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75

2019 - Milan
Società del Quartetto - piano: L. Moscatello

Schumann
Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105

2018 - Crema
Sala Bottesini - piano: L. Moscatello

Poulenc
Violin Sonata FP 119

2018 - Bologna
Fondazione Musica Insieme - piano: B. Canino

Stravinsky
Suite Italienne

2018 - Bologna
Fondazione Musica Insieme - piano: B. Canino

Prokofiev
Five melodies Op. 35 bis

2018 - Bologna
Fondazione Musica Insieme - piano: B. Canino

Saint-Saëns
Violin Sonatas - Alessio Bidoli / Bruno Canino

2018
EPK Warner Classics

Alessio Bidoli
Carnality of a primeval sound

2018
Documentary - Direction and concept C. Frattima

Saint-Saëns
Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75

2017 - Moneglia (Genoa)
Oratorio dei Disciplinati - Associazione Felice Romani - piano: B. Canino

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