Robert McDuffie ci racconta il Rome Chamber Music Festival


La tradizione delgi stranieri ammaliati dalla bellezza dell’Italia è lunga. Il violoncello statunitense Robert McDuffie è una di queste “vittime”. Dopo una permanenza a Roma…

Town & Country Traveler

Rome loosens up (musically)


Rome is notoriously reluctant when it comes to welcoming new classical music, but four years ago, American violinist Robert McDuffie decided to shake up…


Instrumental Diplomacy: Listening to the Rome Chamber Music Festival


In 2002, violinist Robert McDuffie moved with his wife, Camille, and their two young children from New York to Rome. It was during this six-month sabbatical…

The New York Observer

Summer Season Exotica, In Rome-and Closer to Home (by Charles Michener)


A few weeks ago, I was in steamy Rome, where I dropped in on the second annual Rome Chamber Music Festival, an event that has enlivened the Eternal City’s midsummer…

Corriere della Sera

Beauties with a Bow, Jansen at Villa Aurelia: “I would like to play with Sting”


There is a World Premiere by Paul Moravec from today to Thursday at Villa Aurelia that will engage a young violinist with a radiant future: Janine Jansen…

Corriere della Sera

McDuffie & Co. A Lively Performance


The appointment at the opening concert of the Rome Chamber Music Festival was not made up of an (expected) mundane “soaking” within the wafting spaces…

Il Tempo

Soloists in an 18th century salon


The presence of Bruno Cagli, President of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, at the Rome Chamber Music Festival in the American Academy of Villa Aurelia…

Il Tempo

Villa Aurelia, another success for the Rome Chamber Festival Composer


Legendary violins and cosmopolitan musicians, luxurious Roman villa and international audience. The opening evening confirmed it: the Rome Chamber Music Festival in only…

Il Tempo

McDuffie, music in the chamber


In Rome, where the major musical institutions perform in public squares, string quartets in the back of shops, inside churches they perform opera…

Corriere della Sera

An American on the Janiculum


In Rome in the Autumn of 2002 for a sabbatical, Robert McDuffie, the young and brilliant American violinist, discovers in Villa Aurelia…