Eleonora De Poi was born in Vittorio Veneto – Treviso/Italy in 1997.
She began studying violin in her town at the age of six with Carlo Zambon and in 2011 she enrolled the Conservatory “A.Steffani” in Castelfranco Veneto (Treviso) where she was educated by Michele Lot and Stefano Pagliari and in 2016 she graduated with 10 cum lauda and honorable mention from the jury.
She studied Chamber Music with Domenico Nordio, Filippo Faes, Trio di Parma (composed by Ivan Rabaglia, Enrico Bronzi and Alberto Miodini), Peter Brunt, Kees
Koelmans, Paul Scheepers, Pascal Nemirovski and Pierre Amoyal.
She partecipated in several Masterclasses in Italy and abroad with Pavel Vernikov, Yair Kless, Svetlana Makarova, Salvatore Accardo, Massimo Belli, Giancarlo Nadai, Giovanni Guglielmo, Fabian Rieser and Thomas Christian.
Until 2016 she was a student in the Winter Masterclasses with Ilya Grubert and Eliot Lawson at the “Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia” in Portogruaro (Venezia).
In 2016 she also graduated at the Language High School “F. Da Collo” in Conegliano (Treviso).
From 2016 she studied at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam with Ilya Grubert and Maria Milstein. Here she excellently graduated in the summer of 2018.
She plays an ancient Italian Violin labelled “Antonius Mariae Lanza fecit Brixiae 1673”.
Activities as an artist:
She has played in several concerts in the area of Treviso as well as in other parts of Italy.
In 2007 she was chosen by Rassegna ESTA (Bologna) to play in the Opening Concert of the International String Instruments Congress in Cremona.
In 2011 she was invited to held a concert in Duino (Trieste) at the “Scuola Internazionale di Musica da Camera – Trio di Parma”.
In 2012 she contributed to the realization of the Cd “In Omne Tempus” in Hamburg/Germany (Recorder: Kurt e Gerhard Rudschuck).
From 2007 to 2012 she was a member of the Youth Venetian Orchestra “Ecce Gratum” under the direction of Francesco Pavan and later she was a member of the Youth Baroque Orchestra “Baroquip”. In both she has performed as part of the orchestra, as well as soloist. She was also the Co-Leader of the Conservatory Symphony Orchestra of Castelfranco Veneto.
In 2013 she formed a violin and piano chamber duo called “Duo Centnoire” with which she performed in several concerts and contests. During the summer of 2015 the Duo attended the International Masterclass in Duino (Trieste) held by “Trio di Parma” and was rewarded with a scholarship as best group.
In 2016 she played as soloist and in orchestra in the Wiener Konzerthaus.
She is often Concertmaster of several Orchestras and she was the Concertmaster of the Orchestra of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam since October 2017.
She has performed many times in a lot of concerts in Italy, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Africa and China.
2006: 2nd prize under the category of very young at the National competition “Città di Occhiobello” (Grosseto) and 3rd prize at the National competition “Giovani per I giovani”
2007: 1st prize at the “Incontri sul Palcoscenico” (ESTA) in Trento
2008: she won a scholarship offered by the “Scuola di Musica San Giuseppe” in Vittorio Veneto
2009: winner at the 4th International competition “Claudio Monteverdi” in Musile di Piave (Treviso)
2010: 2nd prize at the National Competition “Città di Riccione”
2011: 2nd prize at the 4th National Competition “Città di Giussano” (Monza), 1st prize at the “Incontri sul Palcoscenico” (ESTA) in Trento and 2nd prize at the International competition “Arte Musicale e Talento” in Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza)
2012: she won the 3rd prize in the Chamber Music category and the 1st prize in the soloist category at the National Competition “Un po’ di Note” in Occhiobello (Rovigo)
2013: 2nd prize (1st not assigned) at the International competition “Giovani Musicisti -Città di Treviso”, she was also awarded as best student with the scholarship “Zambon” by the Conservatory of Castelfranco Veneto and she also received a Certificate of Merite at the “Barlassina International Young Talents Competition”. In October she was finalist at the 1st edition of the National Competition “Renato De Barbieri” in Mezzacorona (Trento) where she won the Concert prize “Comune di Lavis”
2014: she won the 1st prize with her composition “Libertas” at the first edition of the National contest “Al di qua e al di là del filo” for the Holocaust Remembrance Day.
2015: 2nd prize in the soloist category and 1st prize in the Chamber Music category at the first edition of the “Premio Contea” (Treviso). In this year she also won the 2nd prize at the 7th edition of the International Competition “Giovani Musicisti – Città di Treviso” with her Chamber Duo “Centnoire” and in September the same duo was one of the few Italian ensembles to be admitted to the 2nd round of the International Music Chamber competition “Salieri-Zinetti”.
2016: with “Scarlet Quartet’’ (String quartet, in which she plays as first violin) she has won the 1st prize at the International Competition “Giovani Musicisti -Città di Treviso”; the 1st prize at the International Competition “Città Piove di Sacco”; 1st absolute prize at the International Competition “Città di Cittadella”; 1st absolute prize, the Special Prize “Crescendo” and the important Special Prize “Farulli” for the best string quartet at the International Competition “Premio Crescendo” of Florence.
2018: she started studying Viola at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Richard Wolfe and she won the Second Prize at the International Music Competition “Città di Treviso” in the Viola section.
2019: she won a spot in the exclusive Masterclass with Salvatore Accardo, being selected between violinists from all over the world.
Eleonora De Poi è nata a Vittorio Veneto (TV) nel 1997.
Ha iniziato lo studio del violino all’età di sei anni per poi proseguire gli studi nel 2011 presso il Conservatorio “A.Steffani” di Castelfranco Veneto sotto la guida di Michele Lot e Stefano Pagliari diplomandosi nel 2016 con 10, lode e menzione speciale.
Dal 2016 ha conseguito il Bachelor in Violin Performance al Conservatorium van Amsterdam avendo come insegnanti Ilya Grubert e Maria Milstein, diplomandosi brillantemente del 2018.
Ha studiato Musica da Camera con Domenico Nordio, Filippo Faes, il Trio di Parma,Peter Brunt, Kees Koelmans, Paul Scheepers, Pascal Nemirovski and Pierre Amoyal.
Ha partecipato a diverse Masterclass con vari insegnanti importanti tra cui Pavel Vernikov, Yair Kless, Svetlana Makarova, Salvatore Accardo, Massimo Belli, Giancarlo Nadai, Giovanni Guglielmo, Fabian Rieser and Thomas Christian.
Eleonora ha vinto vari concorsi nazionali e internazionali sia da solista che in formazioni di Musica da Camera tra cui, recentemente: da solista (Secondo premio al Concorso Internazionale “Giovani Musicisti-Città di Treviso” con Primo premio non assegnato, premio per il miglior studente del Concervatorio di Castelfranco Veneto con borsa di studio, Secondo premio al Premio Contea di Treviso, concerto premio al concorso nazionale “Renato De Barbieri” di Trento); con il suo quartetto come primo violino (Primo premio al concorso Internazionale “Città Piove di Sacco”, Primo premio assoluto al concorso Internazionale “Città di Cittadella”, Primo Premio assoluto assieme al premio “Crescendo” e l’importante premio speciale “Farulli” per il miglior quartetto d’archi al Concorso Internazionale Premio Crescendo di Firenze).
Eleonora si è esibita in Italia ed all’estero sia da Solista che come spalla in diverse Orchestre in importanti sale tra cui: Wiener Konzerthaus, Royal Concertgebouw, TivoliVredenburg di Utrecht, Muziekgebouw di Eindhoven, Bernard Haitinkzaal di Amsterdam, Teatro dal Verme, Palazzo Vecchio “Salone dei Cinquecento” a Firenze, e altre.
Eleonora suona anche la Viola. Nel 2018 ha studiato con Richard Wolfe al Conservatorium van Amsterdam ed ha vinto il Secondo Premio al Concorso Internazionale di Musica “Città di Treviso” nella categoria Viola soliste.
Suona un antico violino italiano, etichettato “Antonius Mariae Lanza fecit Brixiae 1673”.
REPERTOIRE as SOLOIST:
S. Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63
A. Dvorak, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53
F. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
W. A. Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 3 & 4 (KV 216, 218)
W. A. Mozart, Adagio in E major for Violin and Orchestra
M. Bruch, Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26
L. van Beethoven, Romances for Violin and Orchestra Op. 40 and 50
H. Wieniawski, Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22
P. I. Tschaikowsky, Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35
A. Vivaldi, 4 seasons
A. Vivaldi, Concerto per violino e violoncello in B flat major RV 547
J. S. Bach, Concerto in A minor BWV 1041
J. S. Bach, Concerto per 2 violini in D minor BWV 1043
B. Bartok, Roumanian Folk Dances