Giulio Plotino

Biography

4 th Prize at Genoa's “Premio Paganini” Competition and 1st Prize at the “Premio Città di Vittorio Veneto” Competition, Giulio Plotino is Former Concertmaster of the Teatro La Fenice di Venezia and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. He also played as Guest Concertmaster with the London Phiharmonic Orchestra, Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Rai National Symphony Orchestra of Turin, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and others. In 2018 he recorded for Dynamic a production dedicated to Paganini and his instruments, the violin, the guitar and the cello belonged to Paganini playing with Clemens Hagen and Matteo Mela. Cit. The Strad: “Most of us would think long before attempting the solo Nel Cor Più Non Mi Sento even on a modern set-up, so hats off to Giulio Plotino who negotiates even the most fendish intricacies on Paganini's del Gesù with rare aplomb”. On period instruments he collaborated with Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra and Ottavio Dantone performing J.S.Bach's 5th Brandenburg Concerto and in Trio with Christophe Coin and Patrick Cohen at fortepiano. Beetwen 2017/18 he debuted on the podium conducting Rossini's Barbiere di Siviglia and later conducted also the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana di Palermo and the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. He recorded the Luciano Berio's Sequenza VIII for Dynamic which has received favourable reviews from international critics and his performance of the Britten violin concerto, under the baton of Simone Young conducting the West australian Symphony Orchestra, was recorded by ABC Classsic. He has been a jury member in international competitions such as the Premio Paganini and Rodolfo Lipizer. He was Visiting Professor at the University of Western Australia and Yon Sie Toh Conservatory of Music of Singapore and currently he is Violin Professor of the Italian National Conservatory System.