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Giuliana Soscia & Pino Jodice Quartet

Giuliana Soscia is a very versatile artiste. She graduated in 1988 in pianoforte with full marks at the “S.Cecilia” Conservatory of Music of Rome, under A.M.Martinelli and Maestro S. Cafaro. She won numerous piano competitions and immediately began to perform in concerts. At the same time she began studying accordion and jazz.

From 1995 to 1999 she studied and deeply researched the ethnomusicology of the Italian folk tradition, gradually moving on to more complex types of music such as the tango, and completing her journey of investigation through the means of jazz contamination. In 2001 she was awarded the “Sonerfisa” trophy, the International Award of the city of Castelfidardo for the best Italian accordionist and in 2007 the Lifetime Achievement Award of Castelfidardo. In 2005 she won the prestigious “XXXV Premio Personalità Europea” (35th European Personality Award) at the Campidoglio of Rome.

From 1988 to 2008 she appeared in various radio and television programmes, as a musician and presenter on Rai 1, Rai 2 and in various Italian private networks. In 2006 she founded the group “Giuliana Soscia & Pino Jodice Quartet” with which she immediately began touring and performing in concerts.

She also performs as a soloist with the orchestras “Milano Classica” and “G.Rossini”, collaborating with the conductors C. Lorenz and P.P

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