Michelangelo Lentini Italy ← Back to list
Dates of masterclasses: 17 - 24 April 2021
Michelangelo Lentini was born in Bari, in 1982, in a family of musicians; to date he has performed in more than 50 Countries of the world. As a soloist he played with the Bari Chamber EurOrchestra, with the Bari Symphony Orchestra, with the Grosseto Symphony Orchestra, with Turkish State Orchestra, with the Hradek Cralove Simphony, with the Moravian Simphony Orchestra, with the “Orchestra Uto Ughi per I Giovani”, with the Lecco Symphony Orchestra, with the Toluca Symphony Orchestra, with the Murcia Symphony Orchestra, the Pueblo Simphony and the Elche Symphony Orchestra; collaborating with Directors such as Claudio Scimone, Bruno Aprea, Emin Guven Yaslikam, Jesus Medina, Jacob Chi, Berislav Skenderovich, Marco Angius, Roberto Gianola, Augusto Loppi, Sebastiano Panebianco and Josè Miguel Rodilla, performing the most important Concertos of the violin repertoire.
In 1998 Uto Ughi chose him as Concert Meister of his Youth Orchestra, subsequently inviting him to play in the staff of "The Philharmonics of Rome ". Since 2006 he is regularly invited to play in the prestigious staff of "I Solisti Veneti di Claudio Scimone" - nowadays conducted by Giualiano Carella - with whom he performed also as soloist in the most important theaters around the world.
He covered the role of Primo Violin di Spalla with the Orchestra of the Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa, with the Orchestra of the Teatro Lirico of Cagliari, with the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, with the PalermoClassica Orchestra and has collaborated as First Chair with "The Solists of Pavia", conducted by Enrico Dindo, with whom he played in the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and in the Theater of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
Since 2018 Michelangelo Lentini has been the referent for Sardinia of the Music Donors Association, for which he organizes concert seasons in the Oncology Departments of the Island Hospitals.
Graduated in Violin in the Bari Conservatory, he also graduated in Viola and Percussion Instruments.
After following the master classes held by Uto Ughi (Accademia Chigiana di Siena), by Massimo Quarta (Italian Switzerland Conservatory) and Beatrice Antonioni, she graduated at Master Post Degree training in violin at the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, under the guidance of Rodolfo Bonucci and Felix Ayo.
Violin teacher in the Conservatory “L. Canepa ”in Sassari, Michelangelo Lentini regularly holds specialization courses (UmbriaClassica, International Piano Academy of Imola "Meetings with the Maestro", Accademia di Bosa Ancient). Michelangelo Lentini plays the wonderful 1795 "Guadagnini-Strehler" violin, kindly entrusted to him by Mrs. Andrea Jonasson Strehler.