Accademia del Ridotto

Academy of Music and Theatre

The Accademia del Ridotto, a project by Tetracordo Association, is an advanced artistic and musical training center. Its headquarters is located within the “Ridotto” (Boxes Foyer) of Theatre of Stradella (Province of Pavia – 60 Km. from Milan), from where it derives its name.
The Academy aims to contribute to the professional training of musicians capable to enter the labour market, interfacing with the structures, agents, production and management of live entertainment.


Three-years Master program, reserved for students with Accademia del Ridotto’s Specialization Diploma or Master’s Degree issued by a Conservatory or University

Specialization Diploma

Two-year training course for gifted students, with Teaching or Concert qualification

Professional Diploma

Three-year training course, intended for students with refined artistic and technique qualities

Preparatory courses

The Preparatory courses, propaedeutic to Professional/Academic courses, offer a structured training pathway for young talents

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#AccademiadelRidotto Un intenso weekend di lezioni di pianoforte e violoncello e una doppia festa con tutta la classe per gli 85 anni del nostro amato maestro Jasinski ... See MoreSee Less
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Prorogate al 31 ottobre le iscrizioni all’Accademia del Ridotto per l’Anno Accademico 2021/2022 ed approvato il nuovo programma di borse di studio. Info: at the Accademia del Ridotto for the Academic Year 2021/2022 have been extended to 31 October and new scholarship program has been approved.Info: - Vincenzo Balzani, Boris Berman, Roberto Cappello, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Pasquale Iannone, Andrzej Jasinski, Guido ScanoVIOLIN - Andrey Baranov, Alessio Bidoli, Dmitri Shishlov, Georgy LevinovCELLO - Miriam PrandiVOICE - Anna Maria ChiuriCOMPOSITION - Livio BollaniCHAMBER MUSIC - Baranov/Prandi/Iannone, Bidoli/Cappello ... See MoreSee Less
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To attend Accademia del Ridotto courses, to which it is possible to enroll at any time, you need to join the Tetracordo Association and to pass an admission exam. The program will be decided by the student according to the skills required (for further information, please check the course tabs). The exam can take place face-to-face or online, by sending a video recording.
Admissions exams are free – Click here for deadlines and schedule.
The Accademia del Ridotto reserves the right to qualify students that present a recognized outstanding curriculum profile, exempting them from the admissions exam.
Eligible students will be admitted to lessons upon availability of places. The lessons will start in the first or second term, according to the registration date.

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