Cristina Vidoni

The Cello


born in Udine (Italy) in 1989, she begins studying cello at the age of 6, with M° E. Francescato. In 2009 she obtains the Diploma at the “J. Tomadini” Conservatory in Udine with full honors, “cum laudem” and special mention. In 2008 the Erasmus Project brings her to the “J. Haydn” Conservatory in Eisenstadt (Austria), where she studies in the cello class of O. Mueller. The reach experience of the Italian Youth Orchestra in Fiesole (Florence, Italy) offers her the possibility to achieve for two consecutive years the scholarship as principal cellist. In 2010 she is a student of E. Dindo’s cello class at the “Pavia Cello Accademy”. In 2013 she gets a “Master in Music Performance” at the Hochschule fuer Musik Basel (Svizzera), in the class of R. Rosenfeld. Many orchestral and chamber music collaborations such as Texas Music Festival (2007), Orchestra e Coro S. Marco (PN), Orchestra “L. Cherubini”, Società Filarmonia di Udine, Orchestra Regionale Toscana, Neues Orchester Basel, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Berner Symphonieorchester. She attends, during the years, summer courses and masterclasses with M. Brunello, L. Franzetti, E. Bronzi, A. Battiston, V. Saradijan, M. Scano, C. Teodoro, M. Flaksman, W. Panhofer.
The approach to the baroque cello starts with several courses held by W. Vestidello and continues then with a master study program at the Schola Cantorum Basisliensis (Switzerland) in the class of C. Coin and P. Skalka, where in 2015 she receives the “Master in Music Performance”.

At the same time she takes part in many courses and trainings with renowed baroque cellist as M. Testori, M. Valli and M. Ceccato. In September 2014 she takes part to the opening concert of the Venetian season of Palazzetto Bru Zane, performing as a chamber music partner of the Quatuor Mosaiques.
From 2015 she performs in several early music festivals with renowned players and ensembles such as Accordone Ensemble (Concentus Moraviae 2015, Czech Republic), Sabrina Frey and Ars Musica Zuerich (Stockstaedter Musiktage 2015, Germany), Stephan Kofler (Meranobaroque 2014, Bozen, Italy), Artemandoline and Nuria Rial (Festival de Musique Ancienne / Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and Festival Sylvanès 2016, France). Again in 2015 some important experiences as “Il Pomo d’ oro” orchestra, Academia Montis Regalis, Theresia Youth Orchestra and Ambronay Academy give her the chance to partecipate in concerts and tournées around Europe (Italy, Slovenia, France, Holland, Spain, England, Portugal etc) and USA performing with great soloists such as E. Onofri, C. Banchini, O. Gaillard, T. Noally, R. Minasi, E. Moreau, Ph. Jaroussky, M. Cencic, J. DiDonato. She performs in music halles and theatres as Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Opera Vlaanderen (Antwerpen) and Opéra Royal – Château de Versailles, Barbican in London, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid (Spain), Helsinki Musical Centre (Finnland), Concertgebouw in Amsterdam (Holland), Konzerthaus in Vienna (Austria), Carnegie Hall (New York, USA). She recently performed as a soloist together with Ophélie Gaillard and Ensemble Pulcinella at the Festival de Sablé (France) for the final concert of the festival, dedicated to Vivaldi’s cello concertos. At the moment she is a student of the Master Program in the baroque cello class of Marco Ceccato at the Conservatory “A. Pedrollo” in Vicenza (Italy).