Lorenza Borrani

The Florentine violinist Lorenza Borrani has been a leader of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe since 2007. She has performed as director, concert master, soloist and chamber musician in the most important concert halls and seasons in Europe and around the world, including, in the last two years, The Berlin Philharmonie, The Edinburgh Festival,  Aldeburgh Festival, Styriarte Graz, Citè de la Musique in Paris, London's Southbank Centre, The Koln Philarmonie, and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw.

From 2005 she has played with Orchestra Mozart, with whom she performed as a soloist under the direction of Claudio Abbado.

As well as an international career as a soloist under the direction of conductors including Yuri Harohnovich, Emmanuel Krivine, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Claudio Abbado, she has also worked with notable chamber musicians including Isabelle Faust, Janine Jansen, Hélène Grimaud, Daniel Hope, the Emmerson Quartet, András Schiff, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Irina Schnittke, Tabea Zimmermann, Mario Brunello, Christian Tetzlaff, and Pavel Gililov. Lorenza also teaches at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, where she originally studied under the guidance of Piero Farulli, Alina Company, Zinaida Gilels and Pavel Vernikov.

In 2007 she founded the Spira Mirabilis Project (www.spiramirabilis.com)

Lorenza plays on a Santo Serafino violin (1745), courtesy of the Fondazione ProCanale di Milano.