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Roberto Salvatore Cani (born 17 October 1967) is an Italian violinist.
Roberto Cani began his studies on the violin at the age of seven. He attended the Milan Conservatory of Music in Milan, where he was awarded the Minetti Prize in 1986. He also attended the Gnessin Institute of Music in Moscow, and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He has studied with Miroslav Roussin, Zinaida Gilels, Pavel Vernikov, Viktor Tretiakov, Abraham Stern, and Alice Schoenfeld.
Roberto Cani made his debut at Gaveau Hall in Paris under direction of maestro Daniele Gatti on 16 January 1987. He has concertized in his native Italy, Russia, Poland, Croatia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Serbia, France, Taiwan, Japan, and South Africa. He has performed with La Scala Orchestra under Riccardo Muti, Bolgograd Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, RAI Symphony Orchestra, Haydn Orchestra, Orchestra Cantelli, Missouri Chamber Orchestra, Central Symphony Orchestra of Oregon, and the Italian Consort. He has played in venues such as Los Angeles's Royce Hall, Moscow's Bolshoi Zal and Tchaikovsky Zal, Belgrade's Lisinski Hall, Bristol's St. Georges - Brandon Hill, Tokyo's Suntory Hall and Milan's La Scala.
Roberto Cani has recorded for Agora and Arkadia labels.
Sonatas for Solo Violin: Bartok, Ysaye, Prokofiev, Bloch, Agora(1996)
Busoni and Respighi Sonatas with Jeffrey Swann, Arkadia (1993)