Cattarossi-Farinelli Piano Duo

Recording session of works by André Jolivet, Assisi, July 2017




Monica Cattarossi, born in Treviso, Italy. Appears in concert with Julius Berger, Enrico Dindo, Rocco Filippini, Yoon-Jung Hwang, Antonio Meneses, Danilo Rossi, Marco Rizzi, Dora Schwartzberg. Festivals: Festival Pontino, Festival delle Nazioni, Kromberg, Malta, Kuhmo, Accademia Chigiana; performed in Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, Kuhmo Hall in Seoul, Kitara Hall in Sapporo, Beethoven-Saal in Vienna, La Pergola in Florence, Salle Cortot in Paris, Teatro Itaim in Sao Paolo, Sala Verdi in Milan, Teatro Ducale in Genoa, among others. As soloist, she often played with “G. Verdi” Orchestra in Milano under the baton of Giuseppe Grazioli and  Romano Gandolfi. 

She collaborated at the Summer Academy of Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Summer Festival in Neuburg, Academy “Walter Stauffer” in Cremona, Accademia Chigiana in Siena as piano accompanist. Monica recorded André Jolivet’s whole work for two pianos with Filippo Farinelli for Brilliant Classics.

Presently she is professor of chamber music at the “Guido Cantelli” Music Conservatory in Novara and advanced accompanist professor in Switzerland, by the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano. 

Monica studied piano at the “Benedetto Marcello” Conservatory in Venice, completing her diploma with distinction; master courses with Jacques Rouvier, Konstantin Bogino and Andrea Lucchesini rounded out her artistic development. Furthermore, she received summa cum laude a Bachelor in Musicology by Cremona University.