Aurelien Fort Pederzoli
Beginning his international career as a concert soloist at age 7, violinist Aurelien Fort Pederzoli attended the Paris Conservatory, where he studied with Jean Lenert. Having worked with luminaries such as Vadim Repin, Yuri Bashmet, Misha Maisky, Gidon Kremer, Ilya Kaler, Ruggiero Ricci, Daniel Barenboim, and Yehudi Menuhin, Aurelien moved to the United States to study with Vermeer Quartet first violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi and graduated from DePaul University in 2006. A highly sought-after artist in Chicago, Aurelien has performed with International Chamber Artists, CUBE, Ensemble Dal Niente, Access Contemporary Music, and Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues. A founding member of the Spektral Quartet, Aurelien currently fosters his passion for the chamber music repertory as a co-founder of Anaphora Ensemble.