Monighetti is the last great student of Rostropovich and has played with the world’s greatest orchestras, under the direction of Krzysztof Penderecki with the Berlin Philharmonic, Kurt Masur and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, with Muhai Tang and the Gulbenkian Orchestra and with Rostropovich and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ivan Monighetti Cello
He ﬁrst appeared as a conductor in 1998 at the English Haydn Festival where he conducted Haydn’s Nelson Mass and has been invited numerous times as a principal conductor. During that year he also
founded the Camerata Boccherini orchestra with which he travelled through France, the Netherlands, Poland, Estonia and Russia. In 2003 he was awarded the Frederic prize and the same year performed at
the Martha Argerich Festival in Japan. Currently he is a professor at the Basle Academy of Music in
Switzerland and is a guest professor at both the Moscow Conservatory and at the High School of Music Reina Soﬁ a in Madrid. He has recorded for labels such as Erato Records, Harmonia Mundi, Edel AG and WERGO amongst others. He has worked with musicians such as Anner Bylsma, Nancy Argenta, Simon Standage, Ronald Brautigam,
Wieland Kuijken, Alexei Lubimov and has appeared at the Ravinia and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festivals in the US and the Schleswig-Hostein Musik and Berliner Festspiele in Germany