Enrico Bronzi: With this group he has performed at international competitions in Florence, Melbourne, and Monaco, receiving among others the Italian music critic’s 'Abbiati Award’. For two years he was first cellist for the Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano having previously won the competition for young cellists held by La Filarmonica della Scala. He won awards at the Rostropovich Competition in Paris, but began his true soloist career following his winning first prize at the Paulo Cello Competition in Helsinki, one of the highest honors for cello. On this occasion, he also won the special award dedicated to R. Sommer for the best performance of the Dvorak concert with the Helsinki Philharmonic.
Subsequently he has been invited to perform as a soloist at the most important festivals and for the most important orchestras in Northern Europe. He is intensely involved in teaching for many music institutions in Italy and Finland, also in collaboration with the “Trio di Trieste” and Maureen Jones. In April 2004, with the “Trio di Parma”, he won First Prize at the International Chamber Music Competition in Lione and recorded 12 concerts with Luigi Boccherini as soloist and conductor with the Accademia I Filarmonici di Verona. He has participated at festivals in Lucerne, Melbourne, Turku, Naantali, Stresa, and Lockenhaus. He has worked with G. Kremer, P. Vernikov, F. Helmerson, R. Pasquier, M. Quarta, E. Dindo, M. Eschenbach, V. Delman, C. Melles, the Helsinki Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tapiola Symphony, the Paris Orchestra, the Toscanini Orchestra, the Sicilian Symphonic Orchestra, and the Lubljana Radio Orchestra. He has participated as jury member at international competitions, among which are the “V. Gui” Competition in Florence and the ?Trieste Trio’ Award.