Ginevra Bassetti, violin
Francesca Giglio, cello
Marianna Pulsoni, piano
Formed by musicians Ginevra Bassetti, Francesca Giglio and Marianna Pulsoni, the Trio Hèrmes soon came to the attention of the Italian youth music scene.
In fact, the Trio has given concerts at festivals and concert seasons of national and international relevance such as the Festival dei Due Mondi di Spoleto, the Amici della Musica di Modena, the Società Aquilana dei Concerti B. Barattelli, Liszt Chamber Music Festival in Rome, Musica Insieme Bologna, GoG Giovine Orchestra Genovese, Festival delle Nazioni di Città di Castello, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Amici della Musica di Verona, Unione Musicale di Torino, Trame Sonore OCM Mantova, Accademia Filarmonica Romana, IUC Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti, Marche Concerti and others.
Winner of the European Music Competition “Città di Moncalieri” 2019, First Prize at the competition “Crescendo” in Florence 2021 and First Prize at the competition “Premio Alberghini” in Bologna, the Trio tackled the study of the repertoire under the expert guidance of the Trio di Parma and Pierpaolo Maurizzi, brilliantly obtaining the title of Second Level Master in Chamber Music at the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito” in Parma.
They then continued his studies at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, in Maestro Ivan Rabaglia’s Chamber Music class, successfully obtaining the final Diploma.
Currently, the Trio attends the Walter Stauffer Academy in the class of Chamber Music class of the Cremona Quartet.
During their training years they took part in Masterclasses organised by MUK – Music and Arts Private University in Vienna, and also had the pleasure of enriching their artistic vision with musicians such as Andrea Lucchesini, Antonio Valentino, Evgueni Sinaiski, Ives Savary, the Cuarteto Casals, Patrick Jüdt, Jennifer Stumm among others.
In 2021, the Trio was selected by Simone Gramaglia to join the network of ‘Le Dimore del Quartetto’ and by M. Bruno Giuranna to take part in the specialisation courses at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, where they had the honour of performing in concert at the Palazzo Chigi Saracini.
In 2022, the ensemble made its debut in the official season of the Accademia Filarmonica Romana at the Teatro Argentina in Rome, and at the TauberPhilarmonie in Weikersheim for the first concert of the year, in collaboration with Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland.
The Trio was also selected by the MDW University of Vienna to take part in their prestigious Summer Academy, the ISA, in 2023, thus having the opportunity to work with professors such as Hatto Beyerle, Avedis Kouyomdjian, Johannes Meissl and others, and receiving an invitation to take part in study sessions and concerts organised by the ECMA European Chamber Music Academy, as a guest group.
Individually, the members of the Trio obtained their diplomas at the Conservatories ‘Santa Cecilia’ in Rome, ‘Alfredo Casella’ in L’Aquila and ‘Giuseppe Martucci’ in Salerno, perfecting with teachers such as Lukas Hagen, Marco Rizzi, Adrian Pinzaru; Gianluca Giganti, Bruno Delepelaire, Patrick Demenga; Drahomira Biligova, Roberto Plano and Daniel Buranovsky, and obtaining important individual awards.
Ginevra Bassetti plays a violin Enrico Orselli 1920
Francesca Giglio plays a cello Boemo anonimous 1820
Photo Credits Tommaso Cassinis