Celebrated for her sonorous tone, compelling interpretations and flawless technique, Francesca Dego is one of the most sought after young violinists on the international scene. Born in Lecco, Italy, to Italian and American parents, Francesca regularly appears with major orchestras worldwide.
Signed in 2012 by Deutsche Grammophon, Francesca Dego’s most recent recording is Suite Italienne, a recital disc paying homage to the aesthetic and influence of twentieth-century Italian musical style and featuring works by Ottorino Respighi, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Igor Stravinsky. Past releases include her highly acclaimed first concerto disc featuring concertos by Niccolò Paganini and Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari alongside the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Daniele Rustioni in 2017, plus a complete survey of the violin sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven and of Paganini’s Caprices.
Recent and forthcoming appearances with orchestras include performances with the Philharmonia, Hallé, Ulster, Royal Philharmonic and Royal Scottish National Orchestras, Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, Tokyo Metropolitan and Tokyo Symphony Orchestras, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Teatro Carlo Felice Genova at St Petersburg’s prestigious Stars of the White Nights festival, Teatro Regio di Torino, Orquestra de Sevilla and de la Comunitat Valenciana at Palau de les Arts, Auckland Philharmonia, Las Vegas Philharmonic, Santa Barbara Symphony, Het Gelders Orkest, and the Orkest van het Oosten.