The soloists of the Ensemble intercontemporain
Diego Tosi

Diégo Tosi joined the Ensemble intercontemporain as a violinist in October 2006. He performs as a soloist in the world’s greatest concert halls and plays from the repertoires of all periods.  

He has made several CDs on the "Solstice" label, including works by Ravel, Scelsi, Berio and Boulez, which have won major awards.

More recently he has recorded the entire œuvre of virtuoso violinist Pablo de Sarasate and has just received Del Duca prize awarded by the French Academy of Fine Arts and the SACEM’s Enesco prize.

Having been the unanimous choice for first prize at the Paris Conservatoire (CNSMDP), where he studied under Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Jean Lenert,  he went on to train in Bloomington (USA) with Miriam Fried before winning the postgraduate Concours des Avant-scènes at the Paris Conservatoire.

During his training Diégo Tosi entered the most prestigious international competitions, including the Paganini in Genoa, the Rodrigo in Madrid, the Valention Bucchi in Rome and the Tchaikovsky in Moscow, winning every time. As a young musician he also studied under Alexandre Bendersky and won many awards in various international competitions, including those of Wattrelos, Germans Claret and Moscow.

 He currently plays a Vuillaume on loan from the Fonds Instrumental Français [French Instrument Collection].