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Salvatore Accardo

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Name  Salvatore Accardo
Siblings  Anna Accardo
Parents  Vincenzo Accardo
Spouse  Laura Gorna
Role  Violinist

Salvatore Accardo Salvatore Accardo plays Paganini violin concerto No6

Albums  Diabulos in Musica - Accardo interpreta Paganini
Music group  Orchestra da Camera Italiana (Since 1996)
Similar People  Niccolo Paganini, Bruno Canino, Charles Dutoit, Uto Ughi, Anne‑Sophie Mutter

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Salvatore Accardo ([salvaˈtoːre akˈkardo]; born 26 September 1941 in Turin, northern Italy) is an Italian violinist and conductor, who is known for his interpretations of the works of Niccolò Paganini.


Salvatore Accardo Nicolo Paganini Violin Concerto No 5 By Salvatore

Accardo studied violin in the southern Italian city of Naples in the 1950s. He gave his first professional recital at the age of 13 performing Paganini's Capricci. In 1958 Accardo became the first prize winner of the Paganini Competition in Genoa.

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He has recorded Paganini's 24 Caprices (re-recorded in 1999) for solo violin and was the first violinist to record all six of the violin concerti by Paganini. He has an extensive discography of almost 50 recordings on Philips, DG, EMI, Sony Classical, Foné, Dynamic, and Warner-Fonit. Notably, he has recorded an album of classical and contemporary works in 1995 on Paganini's Guarneri del Gesù 1742 violin, Il Cannone.

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Accardo founded the Accardo Quartet in 1992 and he was one of the founders of the Walter Stauffer Academy in 1986. He founded the Settimane Musicali Internazionali in Naples and the Cremona String Festival in 1971, and in 1996, he re-founded the Orchestra da Camera Italiana (O.C.I.), whose members are the best pupils of the Walter Stauffer Academy. Some of the most famous pupils are: Vincenzo Bolognese, Alessio Bidoli, Myriam Dal Don, Francesca Dego, Federico Guglielmo, Sergej Aleksandrovič Krylov, Gabriele Pieranunzi, Laura Marzadori, Massimo Quarta, Sonig Tchakerian, Anna Tifu, Marco Misciagna and Anastasiya Petryshak. He performed the music of Paganini for the soundtrack of the 1989 film Kinski Paganini. In the 1970s he was a leader of the celebrated Italian chamber orchestra "I Musici" (1972-1977).

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After he was beeing a student in Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, he has been teaching there from 1973 to 1980. In 2004 he has come back to Siena, and now he teach in Accademia Musicale Chigiana.

Salvatore Accardo Salvatore Accardo plays Paganini Caprice No 24 YouTube

Accardo owns one Stradivarius violin, the "Hart ex Francescatti" (1727) and had the "Firebird ex Saint-Exupéry" (1718).

Salvatore Accardo Salvatore Accardo and the Spirit of Paganini The Listeners Club

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  •  Monaco : Commander of the Order of Cultural Merit (November 1999)
  • Discography

    Salvatore Accardo Salvatore Accardo violin Archival footage 1960 Debussy Minstrels

  • Diabolus in Musica, Accardo interpreta Paganini 1996
  • References

    Salvatore Accardo Wikipedia