Davide Torrente, violin
Sofia Gimelli, violin
Carlo Bonicelli, viola
Chiara Piazza, cello
The Eridàno String Quartet was founded in 2015 at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Turin, where is now attending the chamber music master with Claudia Ravetto and Manuel Zigante. In 2017-18 the quartet took part in the specializing course for string quartet at the Accademia di Musica di Fiesole with Andrea Nannoni and Antonello Farulli and in 2019 the quartet studied with Clive Greensmith (Tokyo Quartet) at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena.
The quartet attended the courses organized by the Sesto Rocchi International Festival with Antonello Farulli, Andrea Nannoni, Andrea Repetto and Tiziano Mealli.
The Eridàno Quartet was selected in 2019 by the Quartetto di Venezia for a Workshop about Bartók and Malipiero’s string quartets for which they achieved a scholarship from the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venezia.
The ensemble took part in courses and masterclasses with Lukas Hagen, Cristophe Giovaninetti, Simom Rowland Jones, Simonide Braconi, Simone Bernardini, Christa Butzberger, Sandro Cappelletto and with the Quartetto Adorno.
In 2016 the quartet was awarded at the European Music Competition.
The Eridàno Quartet performs regularly in Italy, and recent major appearances include festival MiTo in Milan and Turin, Palazzo Carignano in Turin, Teatro Dal Verme in Milan, Reggia di Venaria, the Archivio storico della città di Torino, Teatro Baretti in Turin.
They often collaborate with “Accademia della Voce del Piemonte”.
In 2019 the quartet was selected to take part in the project Le Dimore del Quartetto.
The members are graduated in the Conservatories of Turin, Milan and Brescia.