Adriano Maria Fazio
During his personal study on the expressive potentialities of the cello, he focused his attention on the sonority and the distinctive features of the Baroque Music. Therefore he began to study the baroque cello and achieved a superior degree with the highest grade and honorable mention, under the supervision of Andrea Fossà.
Adriano Fazio,has proved himself as a young talent in the international music context by winning the Premio delle Arti, promoted by M.I.U.R., in Naples, in the Ancient-Soloists Music section, and the Prix musical de l’Ambassadeur de Suisse en France et de la Fondation Royaumont in Paris.
His brilliant artistic path began at the age of fifteen, when he was called to perform on a tour with the pianist John Smith, in Chicago, for the “Belcanto” Foundation and for the North Western University.
Seventeen-year-old, still attending the High School, he was admitted to the high training educational institute “Hochschule” in Berna, where he studied with Antonio Meneses. As a student of the “Accademia Chigiana” in Siena, he attended the specialization courses held by Meneses himself.
At the same time as his studies in Switzerland, he graduated in Italy with the highest grade and honour at the Music Conservatory “Vincenzo Bellini” of Palermo, under the supervision of Carmelo Nicotra.
Recently he 's been appointed Professor of three international master classes:
He play on an anonymous cello. 1800