Marco Fornaciari

Soloist, pedagogue, and Member of the Ensemble Foné

Marco Fornaciari

Violin – Viola – Chamber Music

Marco Fornaciari, born in Leghorn, studied in his native town with Maestro C. Chiti, then completed his formal studies with honors at Geneva’s Conservatoire with Maestro C. Romano, F. Gulli, S. Accardo.

During his career he has recorded for radios and televisions broadcasts in the U.S., Canada, Japan, China, Korea, Australia, Argentina, Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, USSR, Yugoslavia, exhibiting in prestigious places like Teatro della Scala, The Mozarteum, Musikverein, Cajkovskij Zal, Salle Pleyel, The Sydney Opera House, Bunka Kaikan, and Suntory Hall. In 6 CDs he realized the first and only complete recording of Paganini’s work for violin and guitar, received with the highest critical appraise. He also loves directing, playing the viola d’amore and other instruments. He has devoted much work to the repertoire for viola, (for which he has recorded CD in recital and with orchestra) and to perfecting his skill on the Baroque violin, with which he recorded the six sonatas and partitas by Bach for Fonè. He has been primo solo violin in “Solisti Veneti” from 1983 to 2000. He has recorded for Erato, Fonè and Naxos.


June 2, 2021

Dear applicants and interested applicants, we are so glad to let you know that we received applications worldwide, from the USA, Puerto Rico, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, Italy, Poland, England, France, Georgia, and Lebanon.

Many of you wrote to us that would like to apply and come in person, but your country is still having some limitations about travelling and quarantine upon your return. This is why this year we want to be extremely flexible with all of you dealing with these issues. As a result, the LIMF team decided to extend the deadline to the Festival IN-PERSON to Sunday July 4, 2021.

Please, be aware that if you are applying last-minute, classes might be full and accommodation opportunities limited, however, we will keep the information posted on our website and we will do our best to welcome you in the best way possible to Lunigiana.

For any doubt and information, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at: . We are always here to assist you.

Regarding ONLINE applications, a final deadline has been fixed to Wednesday June 10, 2021.

We thank you all and we look so much forward to welcome as many of you as possible to Lunigiana!


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