viola

Martina Forni

The Italian violist Martina Forni grew up surrounded by many kinds of music. The equally diverse musical activities she would later employ, from baroque to contemporary music passing through jazz and Argentinian tango, turned her into an eclectic musician.

Martina Forni graduated magna cum laude at both the Conservatory of Verona and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Among her teachers and mentors were Nobuko Imai, Michael Gieler, Umberto Forni and Anner Bylsma.

She was a member of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and played with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Asko|Schönberg for many years. In 2013 Forni joined the viola section of the Concertgebouworkest.

In the 2007/2008 season, she was a member of the Academy of the Concertgebouworkest.

Martina Forni plays in many prize-winning chamber music ensembles, such as the Il Faro Kwartet and Ensemble Lumaka. She also plays baroque viola and has been principle violist of Anima Eterna Brugge, Ensemble Zefiro and La Chambre Philharmonique.

Martina Forni - image: Mladen Pikulic

The Italian violist Martina Forni grew up surrounded by many kinds of music. The equally diverse musical activities she would later employ, from baroque to contemporary music passing through jazz and Argentinian tango, turned her into an eclectic musician.

Martina Forni graduated magna cum laude at both the Conservatory of Verona and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Among her teachers and mentors were Nobuko Imai, Michael Gieler, Umberto Forni and Anner Bylsma.

She was a member of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and played with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Asko|Schönberg for many years. In 2013 Forni joined the viola section of the Concertgebouworkest.

In the 2007/2008 season, she was a member of the Academy of the Concertgebouworkest.

Martina Forni plays in many prize-winning chamber music ensembles, such as the Il Faro Kwartet and Ensemble Lumaka. She also plays baroque viola and has been principle violist of Anima Eterna Brugge, Ensemble Zefiro and La Chambre Philharmonique.

The Italian violist Martina Forni grew up surrounded by many kinds of music. The equally diverse musical activities she would later employ, from baroque to contemporary music passing through jazz and Argentinian tango, turned her into an eclectic musician.

Martina Forni graduated magna cum laude at both the Conservatory of Verona and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Among her teachers and mentors were Nobuko Imai, Michael Gieler, Umberto Forni and Anner Bylsma.

She was a member of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and played with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Asko|Schönberg for many years. In 2013 Forni joined the viola section of the Concertgebouworkest.

In the 2007/2008 season, she was a member of the Academy of the Concertgebouworkest.

Martina Forni plays in many prize-winning chamber music ensembles, such as the Il Faro Kwartet and Ensemble Lumaka. She also plays baroque viola and has been principle violist of Anima Eterna Brugge, Ensemble Zefiro and La Chambre Philharmonique.

  • Martina Forni - image: Mladen Pikulic
    Martina Forni - image: Mladen Pikulic
  • Martina Forni on a film set.
    Martina Forni on a film set.
  • Martina Forni and Honorine Schaeffer with a camera crew during the opening of the new Concertgebouw Orchestra office.
    Martina Forni and Honorine Schaeffer with a camera crew during the opening of the new Concertgebouw Orchestra office.
  • Martina Forni has fun backstage with colleague Edith van Moergastel.
    Martina Forni has fun backstage with colleague Edith van Moergastel.
  • Martina Forni during a concert.
    Martina Forni during a concert.
  • Martina Forni during a concert.
    Martina Forni during a concert.