David Romano is the Second violin section Leader of the Symphonic Orchestra of Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Born in Naples in 1972, he graduated in his city Conservatory with M° Aldo Pavanelli. In the Master Academy of Portogruaro, David has attended several Master Courses by Pavel Vernikov and Zinaida Gilels. In 1999 David has achieved his Konzert Diplom in the Musik Akademie der Stadt of Basel, as a fulfillment of a three years Bachelor in Adelina Oprean’s konzert Klasse.
David has attended Chamber Music Courses by M° Piero Farulli, Dario De Rosa, Milan Skampa in Scuola di Musica di Fiesole. A key figure to the development of David’s career has been Giuseppe Principe, with the support of whom he has tackled the repertoire for concertmeister. Guest of several Festivals, he has cooperated, amongst others, with Pavel Vernikov. Alain Meunier, Massimo Quarta, Franco Petracchi, Carlo Bruno, Leonidas Kavakos, Martha Argerich, Antonio Pappano, Beatrice Rana, Karl Leister. David is a founding member of the Stradivari Sextet. He’s the President of the Association “MAR-Musica, Arte, Ricerca” (Music, Art and Research), and creator, curator and Artistic Director of Villa Pennisi in Musica Summer School & Festival. He plays a Lorenzo Ventapane (Neaples 1830) and an Alessandro Ciciliati (Ferrara 2008) violin.