Anna Sorrento

Anna Sorrento is pianist and harpsicordist and she studied at the Academy “Niccolò Paganini” in Genoa, under Martha Del Vecchio for piano and Gabriella Gentili Verona for harpsicord.

At the same time she finished her classical studies and graduated with honours in Medicine at the Genoa University.

She followed courses for harpsichord interpretation with Kenneth Gilbert in France and in Italy. She has held concerts in Italy and abroad as a soloist and in various Chamber music ensembles collaborating with noted Italian instrumentalists and singers.

Also active in the musicological field, she has edited along with Maria Rosa Moretti the thematic catalogue on the works of Niccolò Paganini (Genoa 1982, commissioned by the City of Genoa on occasion for the celebration of the bicentenary of Paganini’s birth.) She has also written all the successive follow-up articles. She has been part of the scientific committee at the “Istituto Civico di Studi Paganiniani” in Genoa. She collaborates with the “Istituto Italiano di Storia della Musica per l’Edizione Nazionale” regarding the works of the genoese violinist, of which she has edited the VII volume (I Palpiti, 2000) and the X volume (Quarto Concerto, 2008).

In 2004 she was asked to be part of the scientific committee of the same edition. She has taught Theory and Solfeggio at the Academy “Niccolò Paganini” in Genoa (1975-1987) and subsequently at the Academy “Giuseppe Nicolini” in Piacenza (1987-1996) where she is at present Chamber Music teacher.