Salvatore Greco (violinist)

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Palermo Concertmaster Salvatore Greco

Salvatore Greco (born Palermo, 1964) is an Italian violinist, leader of the Orchestra of Teatro Massimo, Palermo since 1991.


He studied in London with Eugene Sarbu (1984), with Paolo Borciani (1985), and from (1985-1989) in the U.S. at the Indiana University, Bloomington, with Franco Gulli, Yuval Yaron and Rostislav Dubinsky.

Now he is regarded as one of the most gifted and refined Italian performers.

Solo career[edit]

His active solo career includes engagements throughout North, South America and Europe and participation at international music festivals in Tanglewood, Freiburg, Taormina, etc. He won a number of violin competitions and has recorded for RAI and Bloomington Radio Station.

He has served as guest concertmaster with many orchestras including OSESP Brazil, (1999-2003), Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Bellini di Catania (1990), Orchestra Internazionale D'Italia, and Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana.

Among Master classes conducted by Greco were Drew University in New Jersey (1999-2000), Maracaibo Conservatory in Venezuela (2005) and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Santa Severina, Italy (2013).


Formerly in the collection of Maestro Greco were a Marino Capicchioni violin and a good Giuseppe Fiorini.

At present he owns an old classical Neapolitan and a fine Roberto Regazzi, dated 1996, which he mostly loves and plays.[1]


  1. ^ Dynamic CDT5092