Ginevra Bassetti, violin
Francesca Giglio, cello
Marianna Pulsoni, piano
ormed by musicians Ginevra Bassetti, Francesca Giglio and Marianna Pulsoni, the Trio Hèrmes soon gained the attention of the Italian youth music scene. In fact, the Trio has performed in numerous Festival in Italy and abroad, such as Festival dei due Mondi (Spoleto), Società Aquilana dei Concerti “B.Barattelli” (L’Aquila), Liszt Chamber Music Festival (Roma), Amici della Musica di Modena, Musica Insieme Bologna GoG Giovine Orchestra Genovese (Genova), the Festival delle Nazioni in Città di Castello, l’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, la Società Letteraria di Verona, l’Unione Musicale di Torino, l’Accademia Filarmonica Romana, IUC Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti, Marche Concerti and others.
Absolute prizewinners of the European Music Competition Moncalieri (Torino), first prizewinners in Premio Crescendo International Music Competition 2021 (Firenze) and first prize at the Premio Alberghini competition in Bologna, the Trio studied the repertoire with Trio di Parma and Pierpaolo Maurizzi at the Conservatorio “A.Boito” in Parma, where obtained the Second Level Masters degree in Chamber Music.
They further continued their studies at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, in the Chamber Music class of Maestro Ivan Rabaglia, obtaining the final Diploma.
During their formative years, Hèrmes Trio attended the Masterclasses organized by the MUK – Music and Arts Private University of Vienna, and was selected to take part in the summer Masterclass held by the members of the Cuarteto Casals. They also had the pleasure of deepening their studies with musicians such as Andrea Lucchesini, Antonio Valentino, Ives Savary, Mark Messenger, Simone Gramaglia, Patrick Jüdt, Jennifer Stumm.
In 2021 the Trio was selected by M° Simone Gramaglia to join the network of “Le Dimore del Quartetto” and by M° Bruno Giuranna to take part in the specialization courses of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, where they had the honour of performing in concert at the Palazzo Chigi Saracini.
In 2022, the ensemble debuted in the official season of the Accademia Filarmonica Romana at the Teatro Argentina in Rome, and at the TauberPhilarmonie in Weikersheim for the grand opening first concert of the year, in collaboration with Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland and Le Dimore del Quartetto. The Trio was also selected by the MDW University of Vienna to take part in their prestigious Summer Academy, the ISA, thus having the opportunity to work with teachers such as Hatto Beyerle, Avedis Kouyomdjian, Johannes Meissl and others.
Individually, the members of the Trio have achieved their diplomas at the Conservatories “Santa Cecilia” in Rome, “Alfredo Casella” in L’Aquila and “Giuseppe Martucci” in Salerno, perfecting themselves with teachers such as Lukas Hagen, Marco Rizzi, Adrian Pinzaru;Gianluca Giganti, Bruno Delepelaire, Patrick Demenga, Drahomira Biligova and Daniel Buranovsky, obtaining important individual awards.
Ginevra Bassetti plays a violin Giorgio Gatti 1911
Francesca Giglio plays a cello Boemo anonimous 1820
Photo Credits Tommaso Cassinis