In the orchestra since 2019
Italian cellist Miriam Prandi was praised by the Schweizer Musikzeitung for her “sincerity of expression which is surprising” and that “one gets the impression that the cellist lives only within her playing’, following her performance of the Dvořák Cello Concerto at the Zurich Tonhalle as the only 1st Prizewinner in all string categories of the Rahn Musikpreis 2014.
Miriam Prandi has been a featured artist at Teatro alla Scala in Milano for the Festival MITO, at the Opera di Firenze for the Festival of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino where she performed both as cellist and pianist Mozart K595 Piano Concerto and Haydn C major Cello Concerto, at the Auditorium Rai in Torino for the Unione Musicale, at Al Bustan Festival in Beirut, at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad in Switzerland, at the Cultural Days of the European Union Bank in Frankfurt am Main, and at New York University and Santa Clara University in the USA, among others.
Miriam Prandi has performed as a Soloist under the baton of Vladimir Fedoseyev, Neeme Järvi, Andris Poga, Gianluca Marcianò, Michele Mariotti, Douglas Bostock, among others.
Born in Mantova, Italy in 1990, Miriam Prandi began her musical studies on piano with her father at the age of five, and continued her piano studies at the International Accademia Pianistica in Imola. Later she pursued her Cello studies with Natalia Gutman in Fiesole and Vienna. Ms. Prandi received her Soloist Master degree with ‘Distinction’ from the Hochschule der Künste Bern where she was a student of Antonio Meneses and she is also strongly influenced by her final studies with Ivan Monighetti.
Between 2015-2018 she has performed as cellist of the delian::quartett
throughout Europe in prestigious venues as Berlin Philharmonie, Konzerthaus Berlin, Rheingau Music Festival, Konzerthaus Vienna, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele among others,and recorded both as cellist and pianist the complete Bach’s the Art of Fugue at the German Radio Deutschlandfunk in Cologne for the label Oehms Classics.
Miriam Prandi performs on a cello by Giovanni Grancino (Milan, 1712), a generous loan from Fondazione Pro Canale Onlus.
— Corelli concerti grossi by Trevor Pinnock and The English concert
— Elton John ‘Love Songs’ (1995)