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Marco Fiorini started to study the violin with his mother Montserrat Cervera and and with Mila Costisella, obtaining his diploma at the Conservatory of S. Cecilia in Rome in 1988, with the highest marks and a note of distinction. He then specialised in violin with Pavel Vernikov, Zinaida Gilels and Eugenia Chugajeva in Portogruaro and in Wien.

Acting as soloist concertmaster of S. Cecilia National Academy Orchestra from 1996 to 2006, Marco has played with eminent conductors (Chung, Maazel, Pretre, Sawallisch, Temirkanov, Tate, Dutoit, Fruhbeck de Burgos, Pappano and Masur), has performed numerous tours in Europe, Japan, Korea and China, has interpreted the most famous “solos” by Strauss, Bach, Beethoven, Tschaikowsky and Rimsky-Korsakov and has recorded for Deutsche Gramophone, Musicom and EMI.
With the same role he has cooperated, amongst others, with the Scala Orchestra in Milan, the Toscanini Symphonica, the Chamber Orchestra in Lausanne, the Symphonic Orchestra in Rome, and, on Dmitri Sitkovetsky’s invitation, with the New European Strings.

He has always been committed to an intense chamber music activity, that brought him to playing for the most important Italian Institutions, he has worked with renowned musicians such as Myung-Wung Chung, Alexander Lonquich, Michele Campanella, David Geringas, Mario Brunello, Boris Petruschansky, Antony Pay and Veronica Hagen.
He has recorded music for RAI, Radio Nacional de España, Catalunya Radio, Ermitage, Frequenz e Musikstrasse, RadioSvizzeraItaliana, Bayerischer Rundfunk. He has been on tours in Europe, the Far East and South America.

With The Rome Quartet, of which he has been the concertmaster since its foundation 1995, he played in Spain, Holland, Norway, Turkey, Algeria, Egypt, the Far East and above all in Germany. The group celebrated its 15 years of activity with a recital at the Philharmonic Orchestra in Berlin and one at the Royal Palace in Madrid. It was host in various Festivals: Spoleto, Orlando (Holland), Neuschwanstein (Germany), and has recorded music for Naxos and Bottega Discantica.

Marco Fiorini has played with the Prometeo Quartet in England, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Armenia, as well as at the Festivals of Ravenna and Ravello, in Italy.

In 2008 he has founded the Raffaello Trio, presented to the general audience with a RAI live concert from the Quirinale Palace in spring 2012.

Amongst his solo commitments it is worth noticing his presence at the Festival Casals in Spain, his interpretations of the Beethoven concert at the Parco della Musica in Rome, and of the Concerto Gregoriano by Respighi with the Symphonic Orchestra in Rome.
In October 2001 he was invited to play as a soloist at the Barcelona Auditorium, in the concert held in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Catalana Chamber Orchestra, and in September 2013 he opened the chamber music season at the Theatre Verdi in Trieste.

As a violin teacher Marco holds violin specialisation courses and master classes, chamber music and orchestra courses, also in the capacity of conductor, both in Italy and abroad (Spain, Singapore), and he is in charge of the instrument technique section of the specialised periodical “Archi Magazine” (Strings Magazine).