"A rare perfection in phrasing, a dialogue that goes well beyond words (...) the excellent intonation (...) gave me moments of profound happiness." Enzo Restagno, January 2019
"A goddess on the violin"
"Extraordinary Irene Abrigo... (...) too beautiful to be real. The audience asked twice for an encore. (...) The artist has been an incredible surprise..." La Nuova Voce, 2008
"Undoubted virtuosic skills"
"...The young violinist revealed undoubted virtuosic capacity, combined with a clean execution and a cristal precision performing pieces technically complex (...) deserved endless applause..." Settimo Torinese, 2008
An Italian-Swiss Violinist at Carnegie Hall
Violinist Irene Abrigo, based in Lausanne, has performed a Dirk Brossé Concerto at Carnegie Hall, with the Chamber Orchestra of New York.
Out of gallery
"Success was never a goal, when it arrived it was always the consequence of my work..."
"Success was never a goal, and when it arrived it was always the consequence of my work, that is, the ability to communicate my interpretation with the public. The live concert has an enormous spiritual potential if a connection is created between the audience and the artist. When this happens, I feel fullfilled." Révue Musicale Suisse Jan-Febr 2020
"The music without compromises"
Performing as soloist at Carnegie Hall was a result of years of study and a strong determination (...) I love virtuosic repertoire, so everyday I practice scales, studies and capricci in order to develop agility and speed, finding solutions... (...) I just do what I think I was born to do, with the knowledge that when I can find that magnetic magic with the public, I take the audience one by one and acompagnying on an emotional unique journey, different for everyone..." Aosta News, April 2016
"Performing around the world"
"I left Italy in order to pursuit my career." "Currently living in Switzerland she's performing around the world..." Il Settimanale Nuovo, July 2016
Interview "Magma" on RTS
Irene Abrigo plays live in "Magma" and answers Yves Bron's questions about her "Carte Blanche" at Saison Musicale de Caux sur Montreux
Reportage "Paganini" on RTS
Yves Bron offers us a meeting in Pully with the violinist Irene Abrigo, great 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.