Back to the Carnegie Hall in November 2019
After her debut in 2016, Irene will perform again at the Carnegie Hall in NY during the season 19-20 with the Chamber Orchestra of New York and music director Salvatore Di Vittorio.
Member of the SMPV
Irene is member of the Schweizerischer Musikpädagogischer Verband SMPV
Teacher at the private school of music School78
Irene has been appointed violin teacher at the School78 Private Music School. More info here.
Dedication and world premiere on a Stradivarius in Brunegg
June 8, 2019
"Two fragments of an Ancient Legend" for solo violin, written by Antonmario Semolini and dedicated to Irene, will be premiered by her at the Pfingstfestival Schloss Brunegg on a violin by Antonio Stradivari.
Review by Enzo Restagno on Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante
"A rare perfection in phrasing, a dialogue that goes beyond words, an excellent intonation (...) gave me a moment of unforgettable joy". Read the full review (in Italian) here.
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante at the Turin Cathedral for Christmas
December 22, 2018
Irene plays the W.A.Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with violist Jürg Dähler at the Cathedral of Turin, with i Vituosi dell'Academia di San Giovanni directed by M ° Antonmario Semolini
World premiere and CD recording with Swiss Chamber Soloists
Irene creates "De Umbris" for flute and string trio of the Swiss composer X.Dayer with Felix Renggli, Jürg Dähler and Daniel Haefliger in Geneva, Zurich, Basel and Lugano, and they record it on the Geneva Radio. The CD, dedicated to the works of Dayer, will be released at the end of 2019 for CLAVES.
A Guadagnini for Irene!
Irene received a magnificent violin from G.B.Guadagnini, made in Milan in 1758, at her disposal from a generous investor.
Recital at the Festival Paganiniano
July 30, 2017
Due to health problems of pianist Ulrich Koella, Irene will perform her recital at the Festival Paganiniano in Carro with pianist Diego Mingolla. Music by Mozart, Brahms, Paganini and Beethoven.
Reportage RTS - Irene Abrigo - "Nomade" - Radio Télévision Suisse
Yves Bron proposes a meeting in Pully with the violinist Irene Abrigo, a big fan of Nicolo Pagagnini. She immersed herself in the biography of the Italian violinist and designed a mystery course, a collective inquiry game that was proposed ten days ago at the Pully Sound Sound Festival.
Début in Czech Republic - soloist with orchestra
Irene Abrigo performs as a soloist with the West Czech Symphony Orchestra at Casinò Bellevue Marienbad, Marianske Lazne. On the program, Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5
Début au Carnegie Hall - soloist with orchestra + NY première
February 11, 2016
The violinist Irene Abrigo, based in Lausanne, performs as New York premiere Dirk Brossé's "Black, White and in Between" Violin Concerto at Carnegie Hall, with the Chamber Orchestra of New York under the direction of Salvatore Di Vittorio.
Support for the CIAOKIDS Foundation with POURQUOIPAS
30-31 January 2016
Debut in Brazil with a South-American premiere - soloist with orchestra
16 January 2016
Irene debuts as a soloist at the Festival de Musica Nas Montana in Poco de Caldas, Brazil, with the Festival orchestra conducted by M ° Jean Reis. They interpret the first violin concerto by Ottorino Respighi (rev. S. Di Vittorio) as a South American première execution.
Irene wins the 2015 Respighi Award!
9 July 2015
Irene wins the Respighi Award 2015!
She will be invited to perform as a soloist with the New York Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall during the 2015-16 season.
Interview RTS - Irene Abrigo - "Magma" - Radio Télévision Suisse
The first concert of the musical Saison de Caux is a carte blanche to Irene Abrigo (...) The Italian violinist compares Vivaldi's famous Four Seasons with the Cuatro Estaciones by Astor Piazzolla. Irene plays live on "Magma" and answers Yves Bron's questions.
Finalist at the Violin Competition "Città di Vittorio Veneto"!
She will perform the Concerto for violin and orchestra in E minor by F. Mendelssohn with the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto under the direction of Maestro Massimo Donatello.