Giulia Ballaré is considered one of the most promising soloist of her generation.
She is regularly invited to play all over Europe in prestigious venues, such as the National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Concert Hall of Gnessis in Moscow, Gosser Ehrbar Saal in Wien, the Aula Magna of University “La Sapienza” in Rome, the Hall of Mirrors in Bratislava, Kurfurstliches Schloss of Koblenz and many others. She had performed as soloist with Alessandria’s Orchestra (Italy) and Musica Viva’s Orchestra of Moscow (Russia). Next year will also be on tour in South America (Argentina, Mexico, Brazil).
Her recitals have been acclaimed from audiences and press:
“… the Ballarè is getting noticed for a charge and an impact
always classy and highly emotional expressive power,
to establish a strong bond with the
public … ” La Repubblica.
She has won more than 30 prizes in international competitions among them, first prize: Andrès Segovia (Linares, 2018), Ciudad de Coria (Spain, 2017), Forum Gitarre Wien (Austria, 2016), Mottola (Italy, 2013); third prize: M. Pittaluga International Competition (Alessandria, 2017), A. Frauchi Internatioal Competition (Moscow, 2017), J. Tomas-Petrer (Spain, 2017), Sevilla (Spain, 2017), Emilio Pujol concorso Internazionale (Italy, 2017).
In 2013 she released her first album with the label dotGuitar titled “Lirically Spain”; since 2018, she has been a D’Addario Artist.
First Prize: Andrès Segovia (Linares, 2018), Ciudad de Coria (Spain, 2017), Omis Guitar Fest (Croatia, 2017), Forum Gitarre Wien (Austria, 2016), Villa de Aranda (Spain, 2015), Comarca del Contado (Spain, 2014), Mottola (ItalY, 2013), Acerra (Italy, 2013), Asti (Italy, 2013), Lissone (Italy, 2012), Giulio Rospigliosi, (Italy, 2011), Mondovi, (Italy, 2009); Second Prize: (1st not awarded) Jose Tomas-Petrer (Spain, 2018), “Enrico Mercatali” (Gorizia, 2017), “Thessaloniki Guitar Competition” (Grece, 2017), “Festival Internacional Ciudad de Coria”, (Spain, 2016), “Mertz Competition”, (Bratislava, 2016), “Montenegro Internetional Competition”, (Podgorica, 2016), “Andres Segovia” (Linares, 2015), ” Variazioni sul Tema”(Italy, 2016), Lissone (Italy, 2008); Third Prize: 50th Pittaluga International Competition (Alessandria, 2017), A. Frauchi Internatioal Competition (Moscow, 2017), Jose Tomas-Petrer (Spain, 2017), Sevilla (Spain, 2017), “Emilio Pujol concorso Internazionale” (Italy, 2017), “Zagreb International Competition” (Croatia, 2017), “Andres Segovia” (Linares, 2016), Claxica (Italy, 2016), Claxica (Italy, 2015), Nordhorn (Germany, 2016)
Giulia Ballarè (Novara, 1987) graduated with honors from the Conservatory “Guido Cantelli” of Novara under direction of Guido Fichtner. She attended masterclass with nationally and internationally renowned guitarist like: Alberto Ponce, Oscar Ghiglia, Pavel Steidl, David Russel, Marcin Dylla, Judicael Perroy, Walter Zanetti, Carlo Marchione and Adriano Del Sal. At present, she is attending lessons with M° Paolo Pegoraro at Segovia Guitar Academy.