Warwick Lister

Florence - Italy

  1. Warwick Lister is a Canadian-born violinist and musicologist. He has degrees from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, and the Eastman School of Music (MM) and Boston University (DMA) in the USA. He has played in the American Symphony Orchestra (Stokowski), the Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam and, from 1983 to 2001, the orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He taught violin, chamber music and music history at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, and was the second violinist of the Lenox Quartet. He has played in numerous violin and piano recitals and chamber music concerts in Canada, the USA, the Netherlands, France, Germany and Italy.

  2. Since 2001 he has devoted himself to chamber music performances in the Florence area, and to musicological research, mainly on the life of the Piedmontese violinist-composer, Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755-1824), about whom he has written several articles in scholarly journals and a biography, Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Website:    www.johnhoenig.com/ibuontalenti            Email:    ibuontalenti@johnhoenig.com

  1. Warwick regularly plays with I Musici Toscani