Lorenzo Gatto

Category:muzikant, solist
Brussel, 02.12.1986
Contact of:Cl4assic


Born in Brussels in December 1986 Lorenzo Gatto started studying the violin at the age of 5. At 12 he entered the Royal Conservatoire of Music of Brussels in the class of Veronique Bogaerts where at 17 he gained a higher diploma with "grande distinction." Besides this, he perfected his skills with Herman Krebbers in The Netherlands and with Augustin Dumay at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth.

He is currently studying at the Conservatoire of Vienna under the tutelage of Boris Kuschnir.

He won 1st prize and public prize at the International Competition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester at 18. His talent has also been recognised by a number of other prizes such as 1st prize at the Andrea Postaccini International Music Competition in Italy (16 years old), Laureate of the Belgian Foundation for Young Soloists….

From the age of 12 Lorenzo Gatto has been invited to play on such prestigious stages as Bozar of Brussels, The Cortot in Paris, The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Flagey as well as at festivals in Belgium,Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and England.

Lorenzo appeared as soloist with many orchestras such as The B.B.C . Philharmonic Orchestra, The Charlemagne Orchestra, The Royal Flemish Philharmonic, The Orchestre Royal de chambre de Wallonie,…

He has also been selected by maestro S. Ozawa to attend his special quartet academy in 2005, 2006 and 2007. He took part in master-classes given by Zakhar Bron, Midori, Salvatore Accardo,Yfrah Neaman, Viktor Pikayzen, Pamela Frank, Robert Mann, Julian Rachlin...

Lorenzo Gatto plays a Vuillaume violin on loan from the "Carlo Van Neste" Foundation.

 Gatto  won the second prize at the Queen Elisabeth Concours in 2009.

Selective discography

Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos.3, 6, 7 & 8Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos.3, 6, 7 & 8 (2019)
Julien Libeer, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Lorenzo Gatto
Beethoven - Violin sonatas 1, 10 & 5Beethoven - Violin sonatas 1, 10 & 5 (2018)
Lorenzo Gatto, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Julien Libeer
Beethoven - Violin sonatasBeethoven - Violin sonatas (2016)
Lorenzo Gatto, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Julien Libeer
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin concertoLudwig van Beethoven - Violin concerto (2014)
Lorenzo Gatto, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Orchestre de chambre Pelléas
Martinu Bohuslav - VioolconcertoMartinu Bohuslav - Vioolconcerto (2012)
20th century
Lorenzo Gatto, Walter Weller, Nationaal Orkest van België
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus - Divertimento KV 563Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus - Divertimento KV 563 (2009)
Lorenzo Gatto, Diederik Suys, Sébastien Walnier, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Deconstructing the wallDeconstructing the wall (2009)
20th century
Lorenzo Gatto, Milos Popovic, Georges Enesco, Bohuslav Martinů, Vasilije Mokranjac
Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor viool 2009Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor viool 2009 (2009)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century, romanticism
Lorenzo Gatto, Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie, Nationaal Orkest van België, Paul Goodwin, Gilbert Varga
Schubert Franz - Die ForelleSchubert Franz - Die Forelle (2008)
Griet De Geyter, Lorenzo Gatto, Diederik Suys, Sébastien Walnier, Bruno Suys, Pascal Mantin, Franz Schubert

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Dirk Brossé: Music for stringsDirk Brossé: Music for strings (2022)
21st century / contemporary
Young Belgian Strings, Dirk Brossé, Dirk Van de Moortel
Henri Vieuxtemps - Complete Violin ConcertosHenri Vieuxtemps - Complete Violin Concertos (2010)
Henri Vieuxtemps, Patrick Davin, Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège
Violin 2009 - EncoreViolin 2009 - Encore (2009)
20th century, 21st century / contemporary, romanticism
Diverse uitvoerders, Igor Stravinsky, Georges Enesco, Sergei Prokofiev, Alfred Schnittke