Violinist Roberto Cani has established himself as a versatile and respected artist worldwide. He is currently Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and works closely with Music Director James Conlon. He has been a first and grand prize winner of numerous international competitions and has performed as a soloist throughout the United States and Europe. Actively involved in chamber music, Roberto Cani has toured with conductor and pianist Justus Frantz, and has also performed with Lynn Harrell, Jeffrey Swann, and Jason Vieaux. His discography includes the Vivaldi “Four Seasons”, sonatas by Respighi and Busoni with pianist Jeffrey Swann, and the solo sonatas of Bartok, Ysaye, Bloch, and Prokofiev under the Arkadia and Agora labels. Other recordings include the Tchaikovsky violin concerto, and a CD of favorite encores. Mr. Cani is a graduate of the Milan Conservatory, the Gnessin Institute in Moscow and the University of Southern California, and was a pupil of world-renowned violinists Viktor Tretiakov and Abram Shtern.