Martina Biondi is an Italian cellist born in 1994.
At the age of 17 she made her debut with Orchestra under the baton of Donato Sivo with the Schumann ́s concerto. Since then she has been regularly invited as a soloist or chamber musician to important musical scenarios such as: Ravello Festival, Alfredo Piatti International Festival, "M.Quintieri" Music Association, ICAMS Music Association, Mendelssohn Remise of Berlin, Berlin Philarmonie, Orania Classical Berlin, Aurora Chamber Festival, Appassionata musical Association, Cantiere Musicale of Montepulciano Festival, Società dei Concerti in Milan, Accademia dei Cameristi di Bari, Orchestra Pomeriggi Musicali with which she made her debut with Beethoven's triple concerto under the baton of Pavel Berman.
Currently she continues her concert activity in duo with the pianist Luca Buratto and the guitarist Pietro Locatto with whom she recorded a Cd called "Evocaciones" that will be released within this year.
In 2019 she is a prize winner of the Pirazzi Stiftung Prize in Frankfurt. Among the prizes we also mention 2 Prize Francesco Geminiani Competition, 1 Prize "Premio Crescendo" including the Prize for best performance of the Cassadó Cello Suite, semifinalist of the Antonio Janigro competition..
Born into a family of musicians, Martina receives her first cello lesson at the age of four. She continued her studies at the Conservatory of Cosenza “Stanislao Giacomantonio” where she graduated at the age of 17 with full marks. In 2014 she graduated at the Academia Santa Cecilia in Rome with Giovanni Sollima. She then continued her studies with Antonio Meneses at the Stauffer Academy and with Peter Bruns at the Hochschule für Musik "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig. In 2016 she moved to Berlin where she studied Master at the prestigious Hochschule for Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin with Nicolas Altstaedt.
Her training has been enriched thanks to the Masterclasses held by Jens Peter Maintz, Antonio Meneses, Gary Hoffman at the famous Kronberg Academy, Frans Helmerson, Torleif Thedéen..
Martina was recently invited to play for French/German television Arte tv by the famous violinist Daniel Hope in his show Hope@home for young generation.
Martina plays an Antonio Guadagnini 1881.