Vittorio Benaglia has performed as a solo viola in concert venues like Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall in New York, Wiener Saal of Mozarteum in Salzburg and Madinat Theater in Dubai. As a soloist with orchestra he played with: I Musici di Parma, Master Orchestra di Verona, Eurasia Chamber Orchestra and Pazardzhik Symphony Orchestra.
Vittorio won the first prize in numerous national and international competitions including: IV London International Music Competition (2019) and Golden Classical Music Awards (2020).
Born in 1999. He studied in Conservatorio G.Verdi di Como, HEMU in Lausanne and Accademia L. Perosi di Biella. He took part in courses and masterclasses with Nobuko Imai, Anna Serova, Alexander Gordon, Hartmut Rohde, Timothy Ridout, Bruno Giuranna, Wilfried Strehle, Danilo Rossi, Andrea Lucchesini, Paul Silverthorne, Marco Rizzi and Zakhar Bron.
He collaborates as a soloist and chamber musician with Livorno Music Festival, Spoleto Festival, Accademia Perosi and with artists such as Pavel Berman, Alexander Gordon, Ivan Karizna, Eva Bindere, Denitsa Laffchieva, Mairead Hickey, Teofil Milenkovic, Marco Rizzi, Hugo Ticciati, Marc André Teruel, Anna Serova, David Geringas and with ensembles like Divertimento Ensemble, Conductus Ensemble and Cesar Franck Quartet.
He participated to the chamber music project ‘Mit Musik Miteinander’ organized by Kronberg Academy.
His first album ‘English Music for Viola and Piano’, with the pianist Fabio Napoletano, was released by the Japanese label Da Vinci Classics in March 2021 and was presented by Rai Radio 3, Radio Vaticana and Radio Musica Con le Ali. The album got positive reviews by Archi Magazine, Rivista MUSICA and many more.
The next upcoming album sees Benaglia as solo viola with Alexander Gordon as conductor, Denitsa Laffchieva as solo clarinet and the Pazardzhik Symphony Orchestra with music by Max Bruch, Nino Rota and Paul Hindemith.
He received a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein and he is participating in the Intensive Music Weeks and activities offered by the Academy.
From 2022 Vittorio is Artist and Testimonial of Pirastro.