Collection: Silvia Tarozzi
Silvia Tarozzi is a violinist, composer and improviser. The oral transmission of music and the form created through a deep immersion into the sound are traits of her musical research. She has been in a duo with Italian cellist Deborah Walker for about 15 years, and has been the violinist of the French ensemble Dedalus since 2006. She has closely collaborated with and performed work by composers such as Éliane Radigue, Pauline Oliveros, Pascale Criton, Cassandra Miller, Martin Arnold, Pierre-Yves Macé, Philip Corner.
Silvia started composing and improvising at the same time, starting from her experience as an interpreter and through a process of opening up to more creative musical approaches. In 2009 she began to write songs inspired by Italian poetress Alda Merini which became the album Mi specchio e rifletto.
She has been working with the French composer Pascale Criton since 2010 on the technical and expressive possibilities of a violin tuned in sixteenths of tone. From this research comes Circle Process for microtonal violin, which was presented at numerous international festivals. Since 2011 Silvia has also regularly collaborated with Éliane Radigue, becoming one of the main interpreters of her compositional cycle Occam Océan for acoustic instruments and creating numerous works ranging from the violin solo Occam II to chamber music, performing with many of Éliane’s interpreters.
Since 2011, Silvia has also coordinated, with Giovanna Giovannini, the activities of the children choir Piccolo Coro Angelico. This project focuses on vocal research and experimentation, bringing children to an open and creative approach to music since the beginning of their musical experience. We conceive that art is a inclusive concept that depends only minimally on technical competence and which instead helps children to develop their skills and talents.