Bernardo Brizani – Slovenia


Bernardo Brizani was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  He began playing the cello at the age of four and by the time he was seven, he found success at the International Competition of Young Cellists in Italy.  Through this competition, he had the opportunity to perform in various concerts around Europe.   At the age of ten, Bernardo Brizani won the Golden Prize at the 32nd Competition of Young Musicians of the Republic of Slovenia.  Since then, he has achieved successes in national and international competitions every year.


Bernardo’s Education

Bernardo has extensive professional training while studied at the Music Academy in Ljubljana from 2008 in the class of professor Igor Skerjanec as the youngest student and successfully graduated in 2012.  During these years he also under the tutorship with many renowned professors from Croatia, Italy and given numerous recitals and participated in concerts internationally.  In 2010 he won the first prize in an international chamber music competition in Italy and played with chamber orchestras as well.

In 2014 he moved to Hochschule fur Musik Detmold where he completed his Master Soloist studies by 2016. Then he entered Konzertexamen studies and graduated in 2018 with 24 years as the youngest student in University.

Bernardo’s Time on Stage

Bernardo’s big success was the second prize at Alexander & Buono International String Competition 2009 and that led him to perform a sold recital in New York in 2010.

It is easy to see that Bernardo has spent quite a bit of time on stage.  Winning numerous competitions at such an early age allowed him to perform in many concerts all throughout Europe, and gain his professional presences around the world.  All of his achievements take years of perseverance and determination.

Bernardo’s Recent Years and Future

Since graduating from his studies, as one of the youngest students ever, Bernardo has performed continuously and he also passed the audition for Orchestra Academy for the Bamberger Symphoniker.  The future is looking bright for Bernardo thanks to all his commitment and the skills that he obviously has.


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