In his young career, Niccoló Muti has already established himself as a versatile musician. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of Incontri Musicali, an annual chamber music festival that brings classical music’s most-promising young talents to Spoleto, Italy for three weeks of chamber music performances each summer. He is also an avid conductor and has studied extensively with his father, conductor Lorenzo Muti.
As a violinist, Niccoló has performed in concerts across the U.S. and Europe, including appearances in Switzerland, Norway, the Czech Republic, and as featured soloist with the National Orchestra of Romania in Italy. He is currently assistant conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle in Durham, North Carolina.
Niccoló received his Bachelor's degree in Violin Performance from Indiana, where he studied with Mimi Zweig. He completed his Master’s Degree at Rice University, where he was awarded the Vicki West Prize to study with Kathleen Winkler. An accomplished (former) ballet dancer, Niccoló still likes to go out dancing for fun. He also enjoys playing tennis, cheering for his favorite soccer team (Juventus FC), and exploring new cuisines and wines.
Allerede i hans kort kariere har Niccoló Muti etableret sig som en alsidig ung musiker. Han har grundlagt, og er kunstnerisk leder for Incontri Musicali, en kammermusikfestival hvor talentfulde unge musikere mødes til at spille kammermusik i tre uger om sommeren i Spoleto, Italien. Han er en ivrig dirigent og har studeret hos hans far, dirigent Lorenzo Muti.
Som violinist har Niccoló optrådt i U.S.A og Europa, inkl. Schweiz, Norge, Tjekkiet, og har spillet som solist hos the National Orchestra of Romania in Italy. Han er nu assistent dirigent for Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle in Durham, North Carolina.
Niccoló modtog sin Bachelor’s i Violin fra Indiana, hvor han studerede under Mimi Zweig, og fik hans Kandidat på Rice Undersity, hvor han modtog Vicki West prisen.
Som tidligere balletdanser nyder Niccoló stadig at tage ud at danse for sjov. I hans fritid spiller han tennis, hepper på hans yndlings fodboldhold Juventus FC, og udforsker god mad og vin.