Bio: Giulio Plotino was prize winner at the "Premio Paganini" International violin competition in Genova and winner of the "Premio Città di Vittorio Veneto" violin competition. He performed at the Lehman Center in New York, the Styriarte Festspiele in Graz, Citè de la Musique and Museè d'Orsay in Paris, Centro Cultural de Belèm in Lisboa, Melbourne Recital Centre, Yon Siew Toh Hall in Singapore, Teatro Major de Bogotà Perth Concert Hall, Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Unione Musicale di Torino, Istituzione Concertistica Università La Sapenzia di Roma, Società del Quartetto di Vicenza and Amici della Musica in Firenze, Padova, Palermo and Perugia. In 2017 he debuted as conductor in “Il barbiere di Siviglia” and in symphonic program including Beethoven 4 th at the Teatro Lirico in Sassari. His recording by Dynamic with Clemens Hagen and Matteo Mela on Paganini's original instruments was made for the first time on their original set up. Further productions includes Tartni violin concertos on the baroque violin for Brilliant Classic. He began performing baroque music with Andrea Marcon and the Venice Baroque Orchestra with which he embarked on an extensive international tour. He's performances of ancient music includes the 5th Brandemburg Concerto with Ottavio Dantone at the harpsichord. He's performance of the B. Britten Violin Concerto with Simone Young and the West Australian Symphony orchestra has been recorded by ABC Classic. For15 years he has collaborated as Concertmaster with orchestras such as: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Teatro alla Scala in Milano, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra playing under the baton of conductors such as Kurt Masur, Lorin Mazel, Sir Colin Davis, Daniel Harding, Myung Wun Chung, John Eliot Gardiner, Neville Marriner, George Pretre, Daniele Gatti, Riccardo Chailly, Vladimir Jurowsky, Dimitri Kitajenko. etc.... During his career he has worked with some of the greatest composers of our time including L.Berio, F.Vacchi, S.Sciarrino and S.Bussotti, G.Benjamin etc....His recording of the Berio's Sequenza VIII for Dynamic Records, was enthusiastically received by the international musical press. Giulio Plotino was a jury member of the Paganini and Lipizer International Violin Competition. Violin Professor at the N. Paganini conservatory in Genova he has been Visiting Porfessor at the University of Western Australia and the Yon Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore. He's now Director of Campus Musicale Lunigiana. Born in Genova, Giulio Plotino started playing the violin with Joseph Levin and graduated from the conservatories of Genova and Utrecht. He pursued his training under the guidance of Philipp Hirschhorn, Salvatore Accardo, Boris Belkin, Giuliano Carmignola, Thomas Zeethmair and the Quartetto Italiano, Amadeus Quartet and Alban Berg Quartet.