Lucrezia Lavino Mercuri (2005) received her first music lessons from her mother when she was 3 years old.
She owes her violin education to Raffaele Schiavone, Silvia Marcovici (2017/18 at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with two scholarships) and Pavel Berman (since 2018 at L. Perosi Academy – Biella, Italy; since 2020 at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana – Lugano, Switzerland).
She’s attending the last year of the Three-year Degree at the “S. Cecilia” Conservatory of Rome (Italy).
From 2014 onwards, she performed in Italy and in several other countries such as Lithuania, Portugal, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Austria, New York, Switzerland and Hungary.
In June 2014 she has been invited to play at the “Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione” in the presence of an Italian Minister ( Rome). In September 2018 she played Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor with “I Musici” in Palazzo Cattaneo, Cremona (Italy). On the 17th of February 2019 she played at Carnegie Hall in New York (US).
She participated at masterclasses of the following professors: V. Tretiakov, P. Vernikov, I. Petrushevski, P. Kopec, A. Baranov, M. Fiorentini, S. Milenkovich, G. Nikolitch, P. Munteanu, Z. Bron, B. Kuschnir, S. Marcovici.
Winner of 41 National and International competitions:
2013 (8 years old)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) “Note sul Mare” Competition (Rome, IT)
1st Prize “Luigi Zanuccoli” International Competition (Sogliano al Rubicone – Forli Cesena, IT)
2014 (9 years old)
1st Prize “Chroma” Competition (Rome, IT)
1st Prize “Clivis” International Competition (Rome)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) “7 Note Romane” on all categories and instruments with a Special Mention (Rome-IT)
1st Prize V International Competition “Premio Crescendo” (Florence, IT)
1st Absolute Prize at the “Giovani Musici” in the category up to 18 years and on all the categories and instruments, performing in the Aula Magna of the University “La Sapienza” of Rome in the presence of the Rector Prof. Frati.(Rome-IT)
2015 (10 years)
1st Prize “Euritmia” International Competition (Povoletto – Udine, IT)
1st Absolute Prize “Riviera della Versilia Daniele Ridolfi” Competition (Viareggio – Versilia, IT)
1st Prize”Narnia Arts Academy” International Competition (Narni – Terni, IT)
2016 (10/11 years old)
3rd Prize “Grumiaux” International Competition (Namur, Belgium)
1st Prize “Josef Micka” International Violin Competition and Award for the best Interpretation’s Study of J. Micka (Prague, Czech Republic)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) “Giovani Musicisti” International Competition (Treviso, IT)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) “Riviera Etrusca” National Competition (Piombino- Livorno, IT)
1st Absolute Prize “Chroma” Competition in the older category 12/14 years (Rome-IT)
1st Prize “Grand Prize Virtuoso” International Music Competition (London, GB)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) “Euterpe” International Competition in the older category 13/16 years (Corato – Bari, IT)
1st Prize (100/100) “V.Marchitelli” National Competition in the older category 13/14 years (Rome-IT)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) VII International Competition “Premio Crescendo” (Florence, IT)
1st Prize 14th Internazional Competition “Premio Città di Padova” (Padua,IT)
1st Absolute Prize at the 17th International Competition Valsesia Musica Juniores “Monterosa-Kawai prize” of all categories up to 23 years with a scholarship of € 1,000 and special prize “Paola Materozzi Rosa” as the best talent. (Varallo Sesia-VC, IT)
Grand Prix Winner 100/100 International Competition “Flame” with a scholarship (Paris – France)
Prize “Campus of Arts” Edition 2016 (Bassano del Grappa – VC- Italy) with award-concerts and the audience award.
2017 (11/12 years old)
1° Prize Winner “Central International Music Competition” (Valletta, St.Julian’s- Malta)
1st Prize 27th International Competition “Città di Barletta” (IT) in the older category 13/15 years.
3rd Prize ” L. Kogan” International Competition (Brussels-Belgium)
1st Absolut Prize ” IX Music Competition City of Filadelfia” ( Filadelfia IT)
1st Absolut Prize (100/100) ” Ciro Pinsuti Competion” of all categories ( Sinalunga- IT).
1st Prize Giovani Talenti “Premio Rovere d’Oro” (San Bartolomeo al Mare- IT)
2018 (13 years old)
1° Absolute Prize (100/100)” Citta Isola del Liri” ( IT) with a scholarship and final concert.
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) “Chroma” Competition (Rome, IT).
1st Absolute Prize ( 100/100) “Gewa Young Contest” with a scholarship and final concert with ” I Musici”.( Cremona- IT)
1st Absolute Prize (100/100) 27th “International Music Competition “Premio Vittoria Caffa Righetti” ( Cortemilia-IT)
2nd Prize ” Inter- Cordes” International Competition ( Paris- Bobigny-F.)
1st Prize (30/30) American Competition “Crescendo International Music Competitions” ( Padua- It).
2019 (14 years old)
1st Absolute Prize ” Premio Liuteria Classica ( Jesi- AN- Italy)
3rd Prize “VIIth Gavrilin Governor’s International Competition” ( Vologda- Russia)
Silver Medal 3th Berliner International Music Competition. (DE)
1st Absolute Prize 100/100 “4th Danubia Talents” International Music Competition ( Budapest- Hungary)
1st Prize 28th International Competition “G. Campochiaro” (Catania- IT) Special prize with scholarship.
1st Absolute Prize Premio Musicale ” M. Candino” (Rome- Italy)