Cristina Galietto

Friday, November 10, 2023, at 7:30 PM

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th Street, New York City

The young Italian EuroStrings Guitar Competition winner (2021), a standout among her country’s emerging generation of guitarists

“Her musical strength lies in an enchanting sensitivity and attention to detail, elegance and technical dynamism.” – Timespan Recordings


Cristina Galietto’s musical studies have been strongly influenced by the presence of her father Alberto, a classical guitar teacher, who introduced her to this wonderful musical instrument. At the age of 10, she started attending the Conservatory of Music “San Pietro a Majella” in Naples.

Cristina participated in numerous national and international music competitions, always obtaining prestigious results and exhortation by teachers in the competition juries to continue the excellent work started. In 2018, she obtained the old course diploma of music with the highest marks and praise (cum laude); in the meantime she finished her high school studies with highest marks.

From 2016-2017, she attended M° Carlos Bonell’s private lessons at the Royal College of Music in London while attending an English high school. During her time in Italian high school, she studied with Prof. Enzo Amato.

Since December 2017, she attended the courses of specialization at the “Stefano Strata” Academy of Pisa in the class of M° Aniello Desiderio. Since November 2018, she began to refine at the “Domenico Cimarosa” Conservatory in Avellino, taught by M° Lucio Matarazzo.

She was awarded a scholarship by Eurostrings to attend the Guimaraes International Guitar Festival 2018 in Portugal, and one by the International Guitar Festival in Rust 2019 (Austria); moreover, she was awarded the George Karagiozis and Manolis Hadjiemmanouil 2019 European scholarship to attend “the Volterra Project 2019” (Italy).

Cristina met many teachers of international fame (Leo Brouwer, Eduardo Isaac, Costas Cotsiolis, Aniello Desiderio, Carlo Marchione, Zoran Dukic, Angelo Gilardino, Georg Schmitz, Alfonso Montes, Maria Linnemann, Irina Kircher, Tali Roth, Luciano Tortorelli, Cristiano Porqueddu, Antigoni Goni, Dusan Bogdanovic, Paco Seco, Edoardo Catemario and many others) who have always had words of praise and exhortation for her.