Ewa Anna Augustynowicz
The founder and artistic director of Giardino di Delizie, was born in Poland and started her adventure with the violin at the age of 7. After the violin diploma at the Public Music Institute of K. Szymanowski in Rzeszow she moved to Germany where she specialized in Cultural Sciences and German linguistics and made musical experiences with different modern orchestras in Berlin and Frankfurt/Oder. In 2016 she defended her PhD in Cultural and Music History at the European University Institute in Fiesole. She has been teaching the violin at the Cultural Association “L’Archetto” in Rome and she has been a violin and chamber music teacher during the Summer Festival (Festival dei Colli) at San Gemini. In 2013 she received her Bachelor Degree in Baroque violin at the Music Academy of Rome where she studied with Enrico Gatti and Luigi Mangiocavallo. Since November 2013 she has been doing her Master in Baroque Violin with E. Onofri at the Music Academy of Vicenzo Bellini in Palermo. She participated in numerous master courses and festivals both in Italy and abroad and collaborated with renowned specialists of the baroque music performance such as: E. Onofri, F. Biondi, E. Gatti, A. Beyer, R. Minasi, O. Centurioni, M. Toth, L. Mangiocavallo, D. Sinkovsky, N. Robinson, G. Garrido, L. Pontecorvo, A. de Carlo, S. Scholz, J. Melendez Pelaez, B. Timpanaro, I. M. Schifani, P. Cartosio, A. Quarta, A. Florio, A. Ciccolini, E. Mascardi, S. Standage, A. Sapiecha, G. Morini, E. Citterio, Z. Pilch and A. Laflamme.
She has been collaborating with the following early music ensembles: Baroque Ensemble I Turchini, Romabarocca ensemble, Baroque Chamber Orchestra Gli Arcadi, Baroque Quartett Costume di Grandi, Antonio il Verso, Ottaviano Alberti, Classical Quartett Antheia, Quartett Amore e Psiche, Ensemble Sol Invictus, Accademia Aquiliana, Cappella Musicale Campitelli, Arianna Art Ensemble, Orchestra Barocca Gli Invaghiti, Orchestra Nazionale Dei Conservatori Italiani, Vertuosa Compagnia de’ Musici di Roma, Musica Perduta, Cappella “Enrico Stuart Duca di York” and Stradella-Y Project.
Most important places and festivals she attended include: Rome: Capo di Bove, Circolo delle Forze Armate, Palazzo Ludovisi, Palazzo della Cancelleria, Oratorio del Gonfalone, Chiesa di San Luca e Martino, Museo degli Strumenti, Conservatorio Santa Cecilia; Modena and Nepi: Festival Grandezze&Meraviglie; Arezzo Summer Music Festival; Festival Barocco Viterbo; San Marino: Camerata del Titano; Cerveteri: Palazzo Torlonia; Napoli: Conservatorio di Pietro Majella, Chioggia: Auditorium San Nicola, Palermo: Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta’; Paris: Musée de l’armée / Cathédrale Saint Louis des Invalides; Strasbourg: Duomo; Wilanow Castle (Warsaw), Festival Almisonis Melos e Kalendamaya (Serralunga di Crea); Kastély / Castle Magyary- Kossa (Hungary), BRQ Vantaa Festival (Helsinki), Oude Musik Festival (Utrecht), Festival Sulle orme del Cusanino (Filottrano).
She registered “Hommage to Dinu Ghezzo” with the Nabla Ensemble in Rome (IAEF Label, New York 2010) and “La Sfera Armoniosa” by Paolo Quagliati with Romabarocca ensemble (Bongiovanni 2015), “Amor D ’Un’ Ombra e Gelosia D’ Un’ Aura” by D. Scarlatti (Bongiovanni 2016) and cello concerts by Porpora with the Ensemble Musica Perduta (Birlliant Classicis 2017)