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BIOGRAPHY

Schostakovich- Allegro - Stefania Verità
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Stefania Verita is a cellist with an impressive musical background.

Born in Italy, after completing her high school diploma she obtained her cello diploma in 1985 at the Conservatorio "A.Vivaldi" in Alessandria.

Thanks to a scholarship, she continued her studies at the Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale in Saluzzo, studying  with internationally renowned masters  including Sergiu Celibidache, Thomas Demenga, Rocco Filippini, Maurice Bourgue and Milan Turkovic

Her musical journey then took her to the Music University of Bern in Switzerland, where she was admitted to the soloist class of Patrick Demenga in 1989 and graduated with a soloist diploma in 1991.

She also received important artistic impulses through masterclasses with notable figures such as Siegfried Palm, Sergiu Celibidache, Milan Turkovic, Pierre Amoyal, Hansheinz Schneeberger, and Maurice Bourgue.

Stefania Verita is not only an outstanding soloist but also an enthusiastic chamber musician.

She has collaborated with renowned artists such as Milan Turkovic, with whom she made her chamber music debut at the Vienna Konzerthaus in 1989,  Gerard Wyss, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Maxence Larrieu.

In addition to her involvement in various orchestras, including the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Zürcher Kammerorchester, and St. Gallen Sinfonieorchester, as well as serving as deputy principal cellist in the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester from 2008 to 2010, Stefania Verita is a guest principal cellist of the Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen, has been principal cellist of La Banda Antix, Corund Ensemble, Camerata Zurich, Camerata Helvetica, Zuger Sinfonietta. She is the cellist of the Ensemble Nina Corti since 1993, and member of the Ensemble Salon Passion since 1997.

Her passion for chamber music has led her to perform in Europe, the USA, and Asia, collaborating in various formations.

 

Her repertoire spans both modern and baroque cello.

In addition to her classical commitments, she is open to musical experiments and has collaborated with a variety of artists at the intersection of jazz, pop, and experimental music, including Juan Esteban Cuacci, Ernst Reijseger, Pablo Nahar, Marc Dresser, Pippo Pollina, Roberto Petroli, Nina Corti, Marco Zappa, Tino Horat, Bastian Baker, Paul Ast, Patric Scott, Reto Burrel, Linard Bardill, Signorino TJ, etc.

Since 2023, she has been the cellist of

"The Beauty of Gemina Trio +"

In addition to her active concert schedule, Stefania Verita has been teaching at the Zürich Conservatory since 2004, where she imparts her rich musical experience to the next generation of cellists.

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