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Biography

Lorenzo Meraviglia began his violin studies at the age of five and a few years later he was admitted to Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory of Music in Milan. For academic merits he was permitted to get a B.M. in violin performance before finishing to attend the high school inside the Conservatory.

Pursuing his love for chamber music, during his studies, Lorenzo performed in a lot of significant occasions such as: MiTo fringe festival, Milano remembers the Shoah, Madesimo Music Festival (Sony Classical) and the National Exhibition of Young String Players (ESTA-European String Teachers Association) held in Cremona.

As a soloist he was chosen by “Radio Classica” channel to be a player during a live broadcast dedicated to young talents. He also opened the Chagall exhibition in Milan performing Bach’s Allemande on a prestigious location facing Piazza del Duomo, the most important square in Milan.

Recently he played Mozart K219 Violin Concerto in A major in the Golden Hall of Società del Giardino, Milan, under the baton of M.I. Benaglia.

He attended several Masterclasses held by Marco Rizzi, Pavel Berman, Daniele Gay, Marco Fornaciari and Francesco Manara.

He is currently a member of the “Accademia Concertante d’Archi di Milano” (ACAM) chamber and symphony orchestra and recently he founded the “StraDuo”, a young violin & viola duo which has been recognized for “outsanding performance” in Dubai (E.A.U.), Turin, Milan, Messina, Como. Lorenzo often has the pleasure to play with the well-renowned italian pianist Andrea Carcano.

His musical activity is sponsored by “The Man of the Stradivari” music society based in Charleston, SC.

He plays the violin “Giò Giorgio Tanningard” 1743 granted by an American private collection.

In December 2016 Lorenzo was appointed concertmaster of ACAM chamber orchestra: his significant position as one of ACAM leading artists allows him to play Stradivari’s best violins (such as Bazzini 1715, Greville 1726, Roi de France 1663 and Omobono Stradivari 1730).