Anita Mazzantini 

 Anita Mazzantini


Begins her musical studies at the age of 8 at the Istituto Musicale "Pietro Mascagni" of her city, with M° P.A. Tommasi and M° A. Salvadori. Then she graduates at the oge of 17 at Scuola di Musica di Fiesole with M° A. Bocini ; afterwards she carries on her studies with M° F. Petracchi, M° A. Bocini and M° O. Badila.

At the age of 15, she is first suitable for the Orchestra Giovanile di Fiesole; till 2004 she has been member of the International Orchesterinstitut Attergau of Salzburg, sponsored bt Wiener Philharmoniker Orchester, of EUYO in Luxemburg and of the Young Janaceck in Czech Republic; she was as well Principal Double bass of the Youth Orchestra Mimesis of Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

She is chosen by M° Riccardo Muti to be a member of Orchestra L. Cherubini and from M. Claudio Abbado to collaborate with Orchestra Mozart. She has been awarded by the Italian President C.A. Ciampi, of the "Onoreficenza di Benemerita per L'Arte e la Cultura della Repubblica Italiana". She has widely collaborated with several italian and foreign orchestras, among which Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Orchestra of Arturo Toscanini's Foundation in Parma, I Solisti Aquilani, I Virtuosi Italiani, I Solisti di Pavia, the Orchestra of Teatro Regio in Parma, the London Philharmonic 
Orchestra, Orchestra Mozart, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Les Dissonances in Paris. From 2003 till 2006 is a fix member and Principal Double bass of Festival Strings Lucerne.

In 2008 she is first suitable for the Tutti position in the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and is chosen for a Trial at London Philharmonic Orchestra one year later.

She is now Assistant and Substitute Principal Double bass at the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.
Anita plays a double bass by Giuseppe Baldantoni, 1867 Ancona.

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