Corriere della Sera

McDuffie & Co. A Lively Performance


The appointment at the opening concert of the Rome Chamber Music Festival was not made up of an (expected) mundane “soaking” within the wafting spaces…

Il Tempo

Villa Aurelia, another success for the Rome Chamber Festival Composer


Legendary violins and cosmopolitan musicians, luxurious Roman villa and international audience. The opening evening confirmed it: the Rome Chamber Music Festival in only…

Il Tempo

McDuffie, music in the chamber


In Rome, where the major musical institutions perform in public squares, string quartets in the back of shops, inside churches they perform opera…

Corriere della Sera

An American on the Janiculum


In Rome in the Autumn of 2002 for a sabbatical, Robert McDuffie, the young and brilliant American violinist, discovers in Villa Aurelia…

Corriere della Sera

Villa Aurelia – the violin of Paganini at the Chamber Music Festival, based on an idea of Robert McDuffie and Simone Chiarella


The American violinist Robert McDuffie arrives in Rome, previously guest during the Santa Cecilia season, the Spoleto Festival and La Scala…

Il Messaggero

Precious Instruments – McDuffie and the violin of Paganini (by Luca Della Libera)


Rome – From Cremona to New York, passing through Genoa and the great capitals of Europe, to arrive in Rome tomorrow: it surely has traveled…

Town & Country

Rome Notes – Concert


It is a truism that artists come to Rome to be inspired. Usually they then move on. But American violinist Robert McDuffie wanted to thank the city…

Condé Nast Traveler

Rome – A new Classic


For a refined confluence of strings, piano, and voice, the Rome Chamber Music Festival at Villa Aurelia is June’s hot ticket-in both musical…