Maestro Collaboratore

Massimiliano Tonsini

Massimiliano Tonsini

Massimiliano Tonsini  is the Maestro Collaboratore  of the Artistic Administration of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome.

He was born in Rome where he studied piano and singing. In 1994, winning the Accademia Filarmonica Romana Award for Young Chamber Music Performers (Brahms’ quartets) , he started his professional musical activity.

After his graduation in Archaeology and History of Art at the University of Rome, he dedicated himself particularly to  the study of singing and in 1998 he won the first prize in the Spoleto’s TLS Competition for Opera Singers of the European Community following which he made his operatic debut (Massenet’s Werther) and started his career. He sung in several of the principal Opera Houses in Italy and in many European countries. He’s usually appearing in concerts in Europe, Americas and Far East.

At the same time, he obtained the Master’s degree in Economics of Culture at the Centre for Economics and International Studies of the University of Rome and in the last years he has  been consultant for Public Administrations and Private Companies for planning and management of cultural policies and didactic projects and activities with reference to music, heritage and arts.

By some years also involved in popularization of classical music both as an author and performer of musical theater and concert lectures, both as a lecturer and curator of music festivals.