Giulia Ballaré (1987, Italy) now is considered one of the most promising soloists of her generation.
She is regularly invited to play all over the world in prestigious venues. She has performed in Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Florida, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Ireland, England, Austria, Portugal, Montenegro, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Bosnia Herzegovina, Finland, Bulgaria, Sweden, Germany, and Italy.
She is professor at Conservatoire de Musique de Genève (Switzerland) and Conservatorio “A. Vivaldi” in Alessandria (Italy).
In 2013 she released her first album with the label dotGuitar titled "Lirically Spain”, in 2019 the “Untuned Guitar” with the Spanish label JSM Guitar Records. In 2019 she founded the “GenevaGuitarDuo” with the french guitarist Pauline Gauthey.
When she was 20 years old, after Erasmus’s experience in Spain, she devote everything to the guitar; in 6 years (2013/2018) she has won more than 30 prizes in international competitions among them, first prize: Andrès Segovia (Linares, 2018), Ciudad de Coria (Spain, 2017), Forum Gitarre Wien (Austria, 2016), Mottola (Italy, 2013); second prize: J.Tomàs-Petrer - 1st not awarded - (Spain, 2018), Enrico Mercatali (Gorizia, 2017/8), Thessaloniki Guitar Competition (Grece, 2017) Mertz Competition, (Bratislava, 2016), Montenegro International Competition, (Podgorica, 2016); third prize: M. Pittaluga International Competition (Alessandria, 2017), A. Frauchi International Competition (Moscow, 2017), J. Tomàs-Petrer (Spain, 2017), Sevilla (Spain, 2017), Emilio Pujol concorso Internazionale (Italy, 2017).
She started playing guitar at nine years old and she graduated in 2012 with maximum from the conservatory in Novara with M° Guido Fichtner.
She attended masterclasses with the most important figure of the classical guitar world like Oscar Ghiglia, David Russell, Pavel Steidl, Paolo Pegoraro, Marcin Dylla, Judicael Perroy, Aniello Desiderio, Adriano Del Sal.
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