Lucilla Rose Mariotti, born in 2001, is a young Italian violinist. She has won many national and international awards. Recently in 2019 she has won the first prize and the St Cecilia Bequest Award for the best performance of a violinist under 18 at the ESO 32nd Young Soloist Competition in Eastbourne in England so that she will play Sibelius Concerto accompanied by the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra in October 2019. In 2017 she won, becoming Laureate, the 59th Kocian International Violin Competition in Ústí nad Orlicí and other two competitions in Czech Republic: she became Laureate at the Josef Muzika International Violin Competition in Nová Paka receiving the prize for the best performance of the contemporary Czech piece "Dža More" by Sylvia Bodorova and she won the 1st prize in the Josef Micka International Violin Competition in Prague receiving "The PhDr. Josef Micka Award". In the same year as a prizewinner of the competition organized by the New York International Artists Association, she performed in the Weill Recital Hall of the Canergie Hall in New York. In 2018 she won the Duke of Devonshire Award for the best performance of a violinist under 18 at the ESO 31st Young Soloist Competition and the Cox Memorial Prize. She was awarded the absolute first prize also in other competitions and among them it is worth mentioning that in 2013 she received a special mention by Sony Classical Talent Scout in the category “Classical Kids”, in 2015 she won the prize "Renzo Mantero" receiving a scholarship for the best performance of a romantic concert at Città di Castel San Giovanni Competition and in 2016 she won the Violin Competition Pellegrino da Montechiaro in the category without limit of age receiving the special prize of the public. She also won the Salieri Young Prize in Legnago and the first Prize in the International Music Competition 'Salzburg' Grand Prize Virtuoso 2016 playing in the Wiener Saal Mozarteum in Salzburg. At the XXIII International Violin Competition Andrea Postacchini in Fermo she received a scholarship in category B. At the 28th European Music Competition Città di Moncalieri she won the absolute first prize in the category “Soloist with Orchestra” playing the Concerto n°5 in A major K 219 by Mozart with the Orchestra Classica di Alessandria.
She has performed in many concerts and recitals accompanied by orchestra, chamber music ensembles and piano in Italy and also abroad (San Marino, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, United Kingdom, Hungary and New York). In particular in 2019 she played the Pugnani Concerto in A major and the Slavik Concerto in A minor with Nuove Assonanze Ensemble under the baton of Maestro Alan Freiles in Animando Festival in Lucca. In 2018 she played the Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 by Mendelssohn with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice under the baton of Maestro David Švec and the Violin Concerto op 35 by Tchaikovsky with the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra at the International Festival in Kroměříž under the baton of Maestro Tomáš Netopil. She also performed in recitals the White Hall of Pitti Palace in Florence thanks to Musica con le Ali Association and at the Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest. Moreover she performed in Milan at Brera Museum during EXPO 2015, at Museum Piaggio Foundation in collaboration with Fonè Music Label, in Florence with the Florence Symphonietta Orchestra, at the Francigena International Arts Festival with the Francigena Chamber Orchestra, in Dario Fo Theatre in Camponogara near Venice with Note Future Chamber Orchestra and at Villa Lante al Gianicolo in Rome thanks to Musicaimmagine Association in collaboration with Institutum Romanum Finlandiae.
Some of her performances have been broadcasted by the Vatican Radio, the Czech Radio and by Venice Classic Radio. She also took part in the TV show "Prodigi 2017: La Musica è Vita" on RAI 1 sponsored by UNICEF Italia.
Lucilla Rose began her violin studies at age 5 with Nicoletta Del Carlo, Edoardo Oddone and Alberto Bologni. Since the age of 8 she has been studying with Marco Fornaciari. She is also studying with Maurizio Sciarretta in the String Department of Imola Music Accademy and with Mark Messenger (Royal College in London). She attends also some lessons by Jiří Fišer and has taken part in the Václav Hudeček Academy in Czech Republic.