“A real strength of nature. An already mature artist in whom sensitivity and technical – stylistic skills are fully fused and set in the right balance.”
(Gianni Villani, Arena di Verona, January 2020)
“The amazing enfant prodigy of the violin Irené Fiorito enchants the audience by receiving endless applause”
(Accelerando Arts and Music Festival, May 2019)
Irenè Fiorito was born in Rome in 2000 and graduated from the Santa Cecilia Conservatory, Rome, obtaining the highest degree cum laude and honors, at the age of fifteen. She obtained her Master of Arts in Music Performance in 2020 at the Conservatorio Della Svizzera Italiana, where she is continuing her studies by attending the Master of Arts in Specialized Music Performance, in the class of M° Berman, with whom she has been studying since 2015.
Despite her young age, she has been a student at the advanced higher musical courses given by M. S. Accardo at the Stauffer Academy of Cremona since 2014. In 2015 and 2016 she was awarded the diploma of merit at the Chigiana Academy of Siena as a part of the advanced higher course. She has also been awarded a scholarship for the best students of Salvatore Accardo’s class and other scholarships given by Orchestra da Camera Italiana (OCI), Rotary Club Teramo, Rotary Club Naples, Conservatorio Della Svizzera Italiana, and Zonta Club Genoa.
She has been awarded a large number of international and national prizes, winning the first prize such as the first Concentus International Music Competition, Rome (2013); the first Clivis International Competition, Rome (2014); the twenty-first Anemos International Competition, Rome with the Valerio Marchitelli special prize (2015); the 20th Rotary International Competition, Teramo (2015) (being also the winner of a special scholarship for the Mozarteum of Salzburg); the Lipatti International Competition, Rome (2016); the Riviera Etrusca Music Competition, Piombino (2016). She has been the winner of the first prize at the 10th Young Musicians National Competition, Viterbo (2012); the Premio Crescendo, Florence (2015); the IV Selection for Young Musicians, Rome (2017) and the International Music Competition Salzburg Grand Prix Virtuoso (2017). She won the second prize at the International Music Competition London Grand Prize Virtuoso, (2016); the IV International Violin Competition Marie Cantagrill, S. Lizier, France (2016) (being also the winner as the special prize of a French violin); the Rising Stars Grand Prix International Music Competition, Berlin (2017).
In May 2019 she won a special prize for the best performance of Paganini at the XXVI International Violin Competition Postacchini Fermo, Italy; then finalist and awarded at the 38th International Violin Competition Rodolfo Lipizer Prize.
As a soloist she has performed in numerous concerts: at the Castle Łańcut, Poland; at the Jacopo Napoli Music Academy, Cava dei Tirreni; at the Duchi D’Acquaviva Festival, Atri; at the Giovanile Biellese Festival (performance broadcasted by the local TV channel); at the Chigiana Academy, Siena; at the Easter Festival, Montepulciano; at the Rassegna di Concerti a S. Passera, Rome; at the S. Giovanni Battista Church,Campli; at the Auditorium Augustinianum, Rome; at the Rassegna Classica sul Tevere, Rome; at the IV Portogruaro International Festival of Music; at Palazzo S. Teodoro, Naples; for Agimus at Florence Festival Careggi in musica; at the prestigious Accademia Filarmonica Romana; at the Wiener Saal at the Mozarteum, Salzburg the awarding Ceremony the winners of the International Music Competition Salzburg Grand Prix Virtuoso; at Teatro Marruccino, Chieti (2018); at the Festival delle Abbazie Canzano, Teramo; at the Kapelle des Diakoniewerks Neumunster, Zurich; at Sala del Ridotto of Verdi Theatre, Trieste; at Cappella Paolina of Quirnal Palace, Rome (performance broadcasted by Rai Radio 3); at Doges Palace, Genoa for Accelerando Festival; at Frankfurt Am Main, Germany, for Pianissimo VI Festival; at Campana Palace, Osimo and at S. Nicolas Church, San Genesio.
Since 2013 she has performed in chamber music concerts at the St. Apollonia Chamber Musical Festival, Salerno; at the Church St. Camillus, Rome and at the University Tor Vergata, Rome; at the Academic Hall of the St. Cecilia Conservatoire, Rome; at the Nepi Theatre; at the Council Room, Trevignano Romano; at Palazzo Braschi, Rome; at Sala del Circolo Nazionale dell’ Unione, Naples; at Ponchielli Theatre, Cremona; at Certosa of Milan; at Doria- Pamphilj Palace, Valmontone; at Doges Palace, Lucca; at Salle Davel, Cully, Switzerland, at Lavaux Classic festival; at the Armonie dell’Isola Festival Salina; at S. Erasmo Church, Formia. As soloist with orchestra she has performed with Archi Nova Ensemble at Palazzo Braschi, Rome; the Ariege Orchestra at the Hall Max Linder Saint Girons, France; the Orchestra Castelli romani; the Youth Rotary Chamber Orchestra; the Ensemble I Baroccoli, Zurich, at Festival di Pasqua di Montepulciano, at the Arrischianti Theatre, Sarteano, at the Chiesa del Gesù Montepulciano, Reformierte Kirche Zollikon, Kreuzkirche, Zurich, Wasserkirche, Zurich, Reformierte Kirche, Malans, Semper Aula ETH Zurich, Reformierte Kirche, Zurich-Enge, at Embassy Switzerland in Italy, at Chiesa Della SS. Trinità, Chiusi; the Ensemble 700 napoletano at the Cloister the Church S. Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples, and at the Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer, Ravello; at the Kaunas State Philarmonie, Kaunas, Lithuania with the Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra (2018); at St. Silas Church, London with the Angels Orchestra (2019); at Ristori Theatre, Verona with the Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana (2020); at Auditorium Leopardi, with the Orchestra da Camera sinfonietta B. Gigli, Recanati, Italy (2020).
Since 2017 she is a member of the Orchestra da Camera Italiana (OCI) directed by M. S. Accardo She performs on the J. Ceruti violin, Cremona 1848 lent to her by the Pro Canale Foundation, Milan.