flute: Rose-Marie Soncini
guitar: Maria Vittoria Jedlowski

Rose-Marie Soncini, flute, was born in Berne, Switzerland, where she received a diploma with Highest Honors from the Conservatory of Music and went on to study with Marcel Moyse and James Galway. She has been a member in the Municipal Orchestra of Metz, France, and then in the Société d’Orchestre in Bienne, Switzerland.
Since 1977 she has been principal flute with the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana in Palermo with whom she often appears as soloist and in chamber music concerts. She gave the Italian premiere of Lukas Foss’ Renaissance Concerto, the world premiere of the flute concerto Peter-Peter Pan (2000) of Matteo D’Amico and was a soloist at the XVII Festival Nuova Consonanza in Rome.
She gives many recitals and chamber music concerts for various Italian and Swiss concert organizations. In 1990 she was invited as a soloist at the National Flute Association’s Convention in Minneapolis, and in 1992 and 1996 she toured the USA with different chamber music programs from baroque to contemporary music.
Since 1992 she plays in duo with Swiss pianist Esther Flückiger, and they have done several tours in Italy and Switzerland and participated at the “2003 International Festival of Women in Music Today Seoul”. In 1997 she formed the “Duo Duende” with Milan guitarist Maria Vittoria Jedlowski who specializes in contemporary music and in music of women composers. Since 1999 she also works with Swiss pianist Hanny Schmid Wyss.
She participated at the Women’s Music Festival “Fra Nord e Sud” in Rome, Berne and Milan in 1995, 1996, 1998 and 2000. She also played Vivaldi flute concertos in Vivaldi’s church in Venice with the “Putte Veneziane” (1995 and 1996), and had the opportunity to work with the Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice in Venice. She has broadcast for the RAI in Italy and the Swiss Radio DRS 2, and has taken part in the CD “Le musiche delle donne nel duemila” issued 2002.

Maria Vittoria Jedlowski curriculum soloist