The Harpsichord & The Organ
Elisabetta Ferri studied the pianoforte under the guidance of Grazia Barbanera and Raffaella D’Esposito. In 2001 she obtained a master degree at the Conservatory Santa Cecilia in Rome. In 2004 she received master degree in Chamber Music and in 2005 she obtained a master degree “summa cum laude” in Harpsichord that she had studied with Fiorella Brancacci. She is currently completing a course in Fortepiano with Costantino Mastroprimiano at the Conservatory F. Morlacchi in Perugia.
She continued her professional training, specializing in Harpsichord with Emilia Fadini at The Music School of Milan and with Christophe Rousset at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena. Furthermore, she attended courses and masterclasses held by Gordon Murray, Bob Van Asperen, Pierre Hantai, Rinaldo Alessandrini and Enrico Baiano.
She received numerous acknowledgments at many harpsichord competitions. Among the most important is the first prize at the European competition “P. Bernardi” held in Bologna in 2001.
She has performed at numerous solo recitals throughout Italy with programs ranging from Italian music of XVI century to J. S. Bach, D. Scarlatti, G. F. Handel, frequently including contemporary music as well.
She also played with various ensembles throughout Italy, Germany, England, Malta and Switzerland.
Before dedicating herself completely to the Harpsichord and to the Early Music, Elisabetta Ferri played the piano in many chambers music concerts, one of the most important was her performance during the musical season of Parco della Musica in Rome. She also played for RaiRadio3 Live Broadcasting programs.
She participated in recordings of music by J. Haydn, A. Dvorak and D. Milhaud.