Il Quartetto

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Eleonora Matsuno

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Ida Di Vita

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Jamiang Santi


Cosimo Carovani




“… Sound quality, impeccable together and

commitment to making the dialogue between the instruments intelligible ... "

(Gaetano Santangelo, Amadeus)









The Quartetto Indaco was born in 2007 at the Music School of Fiesole, thanks to the impulse of Piero Farulli and Andrea Nannoni, and is now considered among the most interesting Italian string quartets of its generation.


After graduating in Fiesole, the Q.I. follows specialization courses with exponents of the major quartets of our time (among others, Hatto Beyerle and Günter Pichler of the legendary Quartet Alban Berg and Rainer Schmidt of the Quartet Hagen) obtains a Master in Chamber Music in 2017 at the Musikhochschule of Hannover, under the guidance of Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartett) and perfected at the Chigiana Academy of Siena.

After winning the special “Jeunesses Musicales” prize at the 2014 “Premio Paolo Borciani” International Competition, he was among the finalists of the same Competition in 2017 and has won several international awards and scholarships.


Particularly appreciated by the public for its extraordinary communication, the Q.I. has always received excellent reviews from specialized critics who have defined its performances as “an amazing fireworks display, so brilliant that the walls of the hall barely contained it”.


“Compact ensemble, full of enamel and exuberance”, the Indaco highlights its artistic qualities in a vast repertoire, from classical to contemporary, with a particular predilection for 19th and 20th century authors. Furthermore, the Quartetto Indaco carries out an in-depth research on Italian authors and is dedicated to the diffusion of new musical languages.


Guest of prestigious music festivals and institutions in Italy (among others, I Concerti del Quirinale in Rome with live coverage on Rai Radio3, Music in Tennis at Villa Necchi for the Quartet Society of Milan, Friends of Music of Reggio Emilia, Festival " Paesaggi Musicali Toscani "," Festival dei Due Mondi "in Spoleto, Nuova Consonanza), the Quartet also performs regularly in Germany (Heidelberger Frühling, Podium Festival, Goslar Musik Wochen) Switzerland, Ireland, Latvia, Sweden, Portugal, Spain and Holland . In the 2019/20 season he made his debut at the Unione Musicale di Torino and at the Stradivari Festival in Cremona, performing with the pianist Uri Caine in a cross-over concert dedicated to Wagner. Furthermore, he was among the protagonists of the Beethoven complete "Roll Over Beethoven" promoted by the Accademia Chigiana di Siena: the two concerts held by the ensemble were particularly appreciated by critics who underlined how "the harmony of the execution allowed to the public to feel fully involved… ".

He also actively collaborates with internationally renowned soloists and chamber musicians including Enrico Bronzi, Avi Avital, Julian Bliss, Franziska Pietsch, Josu de Solaun, Bruno Canino, Massimo Mercelli, Claudia Barainsky, Giovanni Scaglione.

The quartet is dedicatee of many works by composers such as Giovanni Sollima, Federico Maria Sardelli, Alessandro Solbiati, Giovanni Bietti, Nicola Sani and in 2020 he performed the piece "Via Lucis delle Ombre" for concertante quartet and string orchestra in the orchestral season of Milano Classica.

He also recorded for Brillant Classics the complete quartets of the Pavese composer Giovanni Albini and with Ema Vinci Srl with the victory of the SIAE tender "for those who create" 2019 the quartet "Songs after the Apocalypse" by Andrea Portera.

For 2021 he carries on the publishing and recording project "Dante21" in collaboration with the Contemporary Publishing House "Sconfinarte" of Milan, which involves 34 living Italian composers for the songs of Dante's Inferno.


Since 2017 he takes part in the international project "Le Dimore del Quartetto" and is a quartet in residence at the HighScore festival in Pavia and with the Milano Classica orchestra since 2017.




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